THE Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has announced that 2,955 examinees hurdled the licensure examination for social workers held this September 2022 out of the 4,723 who took it.
Gian Paul Salanio from the University of the Philippines Diliman led the new batch of social workers after garnering a score of 88.20.
Eight schools were hailed as top-performing with at least 10 or more examinees and with at least an 80 percent passing rate after posting a 100 percent passing rate.
These are the Asian Social Institute (all 10 examinees passed); Ateneo de Davao University (all 20 examinees passed); Bicol University-Tabaco (all 25 examinees passed); Caraga State University Butuan City (all 85 examinees passed); La Verdad Christian College (all 13 examinees passed); Leyte Normal University (all 67 examinees passed); Norte Dame of Marbel University (all 13 examinees passed); and University of the Philippines Diliman (all 19 examinees passed).
The list of successful examinees may be viewed on the PRC website at prc.gov.ph.
The September 2022 licensure examination for social workers was held in Manila, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga, and the results of the examination were released three working days after the last day of examination.
Members of the Board of Social Workers who gave the licensure test were Chairman Lorna Gabad, Rosetta Palma, Fe Sinsona and Ely Acosta.
The newly licensed social workers are reminded to register online for the issuance of their Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration. PRC said the schedule/s for the online registration will be announced at a later date.
Similarly, the board passers should also personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.
“The date and venue for the oath taking ceremony of the new successful examinees in the said examination will be announced later,” the commission added.