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Can social workers offer a diagnosis?

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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Social worker

They are not licensed as a health care practicioner and thus cannot offer medical advice.

In brief: Social worker

They are not licensed as a health care practicioner and thus cannot offer medical advice.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Thank
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Social workers

In psychiatry, counselors with lcsw degree can formulate provisional psychiatric diagnoses following assessment.

In brief: Social workers

In psychiatry, counselors with lcsw degree can formulate provisional psychiatric diagnoses following assessment.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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