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      Oncology Social Work Certification(OSW-C)
      Certification Description
      Mission: To promote excellence in psychosocial care to oncology patients, families, caregivers and their community through the process of oncology social work certification. Benefits: Demonstrates to clients and colleagues that oncology social workers have a defined and specialized skill set; Certification is a public acknowledgment of going beyond what is expected; Certification opens the door for conversations with patients, staff and administrators about the knowledge, experience and commitment needed to attain this designation; Hospitals can use this to demonstrate to surveyors and accrediting bodies that the social workers on staff have attained an exceptional level of experience and competency. This is a strong marketing tool; Some hospitals have provided social workers with financial rewards and incentives for becoming certified.
      Certifying Organization
      Board of Oncology Social Work Certification
      http://oswcert.org/
      Certification Details
      • More than two years of education or training after high school required?    Yes
      • More than two years of work experience required?    Yes
      • Oral or Written Exam Required?    No
      • Renewal Required?    Every 2 Year(s)
      • Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?    Yes
      • Renew through Re-Examination?    No
      • Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?    No
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