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Statutes and Rules
  • DOPL Licensing Act, 58-1 (May 9, 2017)
  • General Rule of the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, R156-1. (Apr 11, 2017)
  • Mental Health Professional Practice Act, 58-60 (May 10, 2016)
  • Mental Health Professional Practice Act Rule, R156-60 (Aug 1, 2015)
  • Social Worker Licensing Act Rule, R156-60a (Aug 1, 2015)
  • Retired Volunteer Health Care Practitioner Act, 58-81 ()
  • Utah Health Care Malpractice Act, Title 78B, Chapter 3, Part 4 ()
  • Retired Volunteer Health Care Practitioner Act Rule R156-81 (Jun 22, 2009)

  • DISCLAIMER: The statute/rule above is an unofficial version provided for convenience only and may not be identical to the official versions on the Utah State Legislature and the Utah Division of Administrative Rules websites.
    Applications and Forms
    License Type(s)
    • Social Service Worker
    • Certified Social Worker - Intern
    • Certified Social Worker - Extern
    • Certified Social Worker
    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker

    NOTICE:  THE PRE-APPROVAL PROCESS HAS CHANGED.  The Division no longer pre-approves candidates for the ASWB examinations.   ASWB does the pre-approval.  To apply for pre-approval contact ASWB directly at: http://www.aswb.org/utah.  After you are notified by ASWB of your approval to take the exam, you may register for your examination at: www.aswb.org.

    Do not submit a license application to the Division until AFTER you have passed an ASWB examination.

    Apply for a License Online
    NOTE: If you are applying for reinstatement or re-applying for a license you once had, you must use the manual application below.
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    DOPL Information

    Director: Mark Steinagel
    Bureau Manager: Jennifer Zaelit (801) 530-6628
    Board Secretary: Lee Avery (801) 530-6334

    Board Information
    Name Appointed Expires
    VACANT/resignation  Jun 30, 2017
    (Certified Social Worker)
    Doran Williams Jul 1, 2010Jun 30, 2018
    (Clinical Social Worker)
    Donna A. Didas Oct 13, 2011Jun 30, 2019
    (Clinical Social Worker)
    Kathleen Anderson Jul 1, 2012Jun 30, 2020
    (Public Member)
    Rachel Stoddard Sep 17, 2016Jun 30, 2020
    (Social Social Worker)
    Jenafer Newman Brastead Feb 20, 2015Jun 30, 2021
    (Social Service Worker)
    Emily Aikins Sep 7, 2021Jun 30, 2021
    (Clinical Social Worker)
    Meeting Minutes
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    View Agenda and Minutes approved after May 14, 2013

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