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State disciplines Bettendorf social worker

State disciplines Bettendorf social worker


The Iowa Board of Public Health has released a document from the Iowa Board of Social Work disciplining a Bettendorf social worker.

The license of Paula Dix to practice social work at the independent level has been revoked for a minimum of 10 years. Before filing a request for reinstatement, Dix is required to complete a Board-approved professional boundaries evaluation, fully comply with any recommendations for treatment recommended as a result of the evaluation and successfully complete and pass the essay examination offered through Ethics and Boundaries Assessment Services. 

• Discipline and public action details

Dix was charged with engaging in sexual activities or sexual contact with a client within five years following termination of the client relationship in violation of 645 IAC282.2(9)"b", and may be disciplined pursuant to Iowa Code section 147.55(9) and 645 IAC283.2(t2).

Quad-City Times​


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