21 NCAC 63 .0602 INVESTIGATION
(a) Upon receipt of a complaint, the Board shall notify the social worker against whom the complaint was filed, noting the report of a violation and the specific ethical standard brought into question.
(b) Upon receipt of a complaint, or upon its own motion, the Board, its staff, or designee(s) may investigate whether a person certified or licensed by the Board has violated any provision of G.S. 90B or these Rules.
(c) The complainant and social worker against whom a complaint was filed shall be notified in writing of the Board's decision as to whether an investigation is warranted.
(d) Any Board member who conducts the investigation of a specific case shall not participate in the Board's adjudication of that case.
History Note: Authority G.S. 90B-6; 90B-11;
Eff. September 1, 1989;
Temporary Amendment Eff. October 1, 1999;
Amended Eff. July 1, 2000;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.