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Social Work Assistant

Graduate students in social work who submit a letter from their graduate school verifying that they are providing social work services in a supervised internship setting in order to complete a comprehensive, culminating training experience prior to granting of a graduate degree in social work may apply for an EI Associate: Social Work Intern credential. Associate services are billed under the enrolled supervisor's name. Credential required, CBO enrollment not required.

Pay Table

Unit of Service Description Rate of Reimbursement
15 minutes Evaluation / Assessment – onsite $11.59
15 minutes Evaluation / Assessment - offsite $13.95
15 minutes IFSP development $11.59
15 minutes IFSP meeting $13.95
15 minutes Individual treatment - onsite $11.59
15 minutes Individual treatment - offsite $13.95
15 minutes Group treatment (multiple families or group not to exceed 4 children) $ 2.89

* These rates are based on Specialist Level Credentialed Providers and may vary based on hiring practices.


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Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone:  800-701-0995
Fax:  309-298-3066

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