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The information below is intended to be a general guide, and not an official source. As you know Boards change requirements without notice. Please contact your Board if you feel more current information, than than found below is available. To assist in our update process should you find a discrepancy please email us with the change at ceorderinfo@gmail.com. Thank you,

State Social Work Continuing Education CEU Requirements

AK - The Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners at (907) 465-2551 requires 45 contact hours of continuing education credit. 3 hours must be in Ethics, 6 hours in Substance Abuse, 6 in Cross-Cultural Education, 3 of which need to deal with Alaskan Natives. For first time renewal, 6 hours of Alaskan Native Education is required. (See our Ethics, Substance Abuse, and Cross-Cultural courses). 45 CE hours of our home study courses are accepted by the Alaska license renewal Board due to our ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  June 30th


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AL - The Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners at (334) 242-5860 requires BSW, graduate social worker, LCSW, and private independent practice social worker to have 30 contact hours of continuing education credit and private independent practice 50 hours.  We are an approved provider by the Alabama Board (Apv #0089).  20 CE hours of home study are accepted by the Alabama Social Worker licensing renewal Board. Continuing Education Deadline:  Individual


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AR - The Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board at (501) 372-5071 requires 48 clock hours of SW continuing education credit with 3 hours in Ethics. (See our Ethics Courses.) The Arkansas Social Worker renewal Board accepts 20 CE hours of our home study courses due to our courses dealing with the field of social work. Continuing Education Deadline:  Individual


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AZ - The Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners at (602) 542-1882 requires 30 clock hours of continuing education credit with 3 CE hours in Ethics and 3 hours in Cultural Competency/Diversity (See our Ethics and Cultural Competency/Diversity courses.) The Arizona Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 30 CE hours of our home study courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  Individual


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CA - The California Board of Behavioral Sciences at (916) 574-7830 requires 36 hours of continuing education credit and accepts 36 CE hours with 6 hours in Ethics (See our Ethics courses) of our online CE courses. (PCE 5351). Mandated first-time renewal courses include Spousal/Partner Abuse 7 hrs, Aging and Long Term Care 3 hrs, HIV/AIDS 7 hrs and Substance Abuse 7 hrs. (See our 7 hr Domestic Violence, 3 hr Aging, 7 hr Substance Abuse and 7 hr HIV courses). CA accepts 36 hrs of our home study due to Provider #PCE 5351 Continuing Education Deadline: Individual


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CO - The Colorado State Board of Social Work Examiners does not have a continuing education requirement for Social Workers.


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CT - The Connecticut Department of Public Health at (860) 509-7603 requires 15 hours of continuing education credit. 6 CE hours of our home study courses are accepted by the Connecticut Licensing Board due to our ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline: Individual


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DC - The Washington DC Board of Social Work at (202) 442-9200 requires 40 hours continuing education credit with 6 hours of Ethics. Home study cannot be used to satisfy the ethics requirement. The Washington DC Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 12 CE hours of internet courses due to our ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  July 31st


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DE - The Delaware Board of Clinical Social Work Examiners at (302) 744-4500 requires 45 hours of continuing education credit with 3 hours in Ethics.  (See our Ethics courses.)  The Delaware Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 10 CE hours of our home study courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  January 31st.


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FL - The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling at (850) 245-4474(850) 245-4474 requires 30 CE hours with 3 hours Ethics & Boundaries, 2 hours Domestic Violence (See our Ethics & Boundaries and Domestic Violence Courses), and 2 hours prevention of medical errors (See our Florida Board approved Medical Errors,course). The FL Board accepts our home study courses due to ASWB & APA providerships. Hours are reported to FL #BAP 578 CE Broker #50-892. Deadline: March 31st


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GA - The Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and MFT at (478) 207-1670(478) 207-1670 requires 35 clock hours of continuing education credit, with 5 CE hours in Ethics. (See our online Ethics courses.) The Georgia Social Workers licensing renewal Board accepts 10 CE hours of our courses due to ASWB providership.  Continuing Education Deadline: September 30th


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HI - Continuing education hours are not required for Hawaii Social Workers.


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IA - The Iowa Board of Social Work Examiners at (515) 281-4422(515) 281-4422 requires 27 hours of continuing education credit with 3 hours in Ethics. (See our Ethics Courses.)  The Iowa license renewal Board accepts up to 12 CE hours of our independent study courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline: December 31st


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ID - The Idaho State Board of Social Work Examiners at (208) 334-3233 requires 20 hours of continuing education credit with 1 hour of Ethics. (See our Ethics courses.) The Idaho Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 20 CE hours of our Category I home study courses due to our ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  Individual basis.


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IL - The Illinois Social Work Examining and Disciplinary Board at (217) 785-0800 requires 30 hours of continuing education credit with 3 hours in Ethics. (See our Ethics courses.) The Ilinois Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 30 CE hours of our “Category I” home study courses due to our Illinois CE approval (#159-000736). Continuing Education Deadline: November 30th


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IN - The INDIANA Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board at (317) 234-2064 requires 40 continuing education hours for the two year renewal period, with 20 hours earned each year.  2 hours in Ethics and Boundaries are required for the two years with 1 hour earned each year. (See our 1 hour Ethics and Boundaries courses). All of our courses are accepted by the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board as Category I continuing education courses due to our ASWB providerships. Thus, you may earn all 40 hours through our Category I courses. Deadline: March 31st.


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KS - The Kansas Board of Social Work at (785) 296-3240 requires 40 hours of continuing education credit with 3 CE hours in Ethics and 6 hours in Diagnosis and Treatment. (See our Ethics and Diagnosis and Treatment courses.) The Kansas Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 40 hours of our home study due to our requirement for taking a posttest to recieve a CE certificate. Continuing Education Deadline:  Individual


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KY - The Kentucky Board of Social Work at (502) 564-3296 requries 30 hours of continuing education credit with 3 CE hours in Ethics and 2 hours in HIV/AIDS courses, every third renewal (See our Ethics and HIV/AIDS courses). The Kentucky Social Work licensing renewal Board accepts 15 hours of home study, distance learning due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline: Individual


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LA - The Lousiana State Board of Social Work at (225) 756-3470 requires 20 clock hours in continuing education credit with 3 hours in Ethics (See our Ehtics courses.) and 10 clock hrs of Clinical Content required including Diagnosis & Treatment (See our Diagnosis & Treatment courses). The Lousiana Social Work licensing renewal Board accepts 10 CE hours of our home study, internet courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  June 30th


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MA - The Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers at (617) 727-3073 requires 30 hours of continuing education for LICSW, 20 CE hours for LCSW, 15 CE hours for LSW, and 10 CE hours for LSWA. The Massachusetts Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts all CE hours of our courses due to our ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  September 30th


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MD - The Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene at (410) 764-4788(410) 764-4788 requires 40 hours of continuing education credit (30 CE units for LSWA). Ethics units must be face-to-face and not earned via home study. The Maryland Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 20 CE hours (15 hrs LSWA) of our home study as “Category II” hours due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  October 31st


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ME - The Maine Board of Social Worker Licensure at (207) 624-8603 requires 25 contact hours of continuing education credit with 6 hours in Ethics. (See our Ethics Courses). The Maine Social Worker renewal Board accepts 10 CE hours of our home study due to description and agenda's relevance to social work; and certificate of completion stating 'Course relevant to Social Work'. Continuing Education Deadline: Individual


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MI - The Michigan Board of Social Work at (517) 335-0918(517) 335-0918 requires 45 contact hours of continuing education credit with 5 hours in Ethics and 1 hour in Pain and Pain Symptom Management. (See our Ethics and Pain Management Courses below.)  The Michigan Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts all 45 CE hours of our home study due to ASWB providership and your certificate stating, “This is a Home Study course.” Thus, all 45 CE hrs are accepted by the Michigan SW Board and may be gotten via our home study courses. Continuing Education Deadline:  April 30th 


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MN - The Minnesota Board of Social Work at (612) 617-2100 requires a licensee (LSW, LGSW, LISW, and LCSW) with a license issued prior to August 1, 2011 to complete at least 30 CE hours of which 10 CE hours can be earned via our electronic independent study courses. For licenses issued on or after August 1, 2011 40 CE hours are required, of which 15 CE hours can be earned via our electronic independent study courses. At least 2 hours must be in Ethics. According to the MN Bd., our independent study courses are accepted due to ASWB sponsorship. Continuing Education Deadline: Individual


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MO - The Missouri State Committee for Social Workers at (573) 751-0885 requires 30 clock hours of continuing education with 3 hours in Ethics. (See our Ethics courses.) The Missouri Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 15 CE hours of our formal self-study courses due to our ASWB providership. The Continuing Education deadline is September 30th.


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MS - The Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists at (601) 987-6806 requires 40 hours of continuing education credit with 4 hours Ethics and 2 hours Cultural Diversity. (See our Ethics & Cultural Diversity courses.) The Mississippi Social Work licensing renewal Board accepts 20 CE hours of our distance learning, internet courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline for LCSW & LMSW: April 30th and LSW deadline:  September 30th


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MT - The Montana Board of Social Work Examiners, Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, & Licensed Addiction Counselors at (406) 841-2369(406) 841-2369 requires 20 clock hours of continuing education.  The Montana Social Work renewal Board accepts 20 CE hours of our home study courses due to individual courses submission and assignment of approval number by the Montana Board. Below is a listing of the 30 courses we have submitted that have been assigned approval numbers by the Montana Board. Continuing Education Deadline: December 31st


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NC - The North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board at (336) 625-1679 requires 40 contact hours of continuing education credit with 4 hours in Ethics (See our Ethics Courses). The North Carolina Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 20 CE hours of our home study, on-line courses due to our ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  June 30th or Individual


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ND - The North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners at (701) 222-0255 require 30 contact hours of continuing education with 2 hours in Ethics (See our Ethics courses). The North Dakota Social Worker licensing renewal Board. accepts 10 CE hours of our home study courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline: December 31st


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NE - The Nebraska Board of Mental Health Practice at (402) 471-2117(402) 471-2117 requires 32 hours of continuing education credit. The Nebraska Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 20 CE hours of our home study courses. Per Nebraska licensing renewal Board requirement, certificate states “This course is planned by, and conducted for social workers, and relates to social work.”  Continuing Education Deadline:  September 1st


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NH - The New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice at (603) 271-6762 requires 40 hours of continuing education credit with 6 hours in Ethics. (See our Ethics courses). The New Hampshire Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 20 hours of our home study courses due to ASWB providership.  Continuing Education Deadline:  Individual


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NJ - The New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners at (973) 504-6495 requires 40 hours of continuing education credits for LCSW, 30 CE credits for LSW, and 20 CE credits for CSW with 5 hours in Ethics.  (See our Ethics courses.)  The New Jersey Social Work licensing renewal Board accepts all hours of our home study courses due to ASWB providership.  Continuing Education Deadline:  August 31st


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NM - The New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners at (505) 476-4890(505) 476-4890 requires 30 hours of continuing education with 6 hours in Cultural Awareness/Diversity (See our Cultural Diversity/Awareness courses.)  The New Mexico Social Worker Board accepts 10 CE hours of our home study courses due to ASWB providership. The Continuing Education Deadline:  June 30th


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NV - Our continuing education credit hours are not accepted for Social Workers in Nevada.


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NY - Continuing education hours are not required for New York Social Workers.


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OH - The Ohio Counselor & Social Work Board at (614) 466-0912 requires 30 clock hours of continuing education credit with 3 CE hours in Ethics. (See our Ethics courses.) The Ohio Social Worker licesning renewal Board accepts  30 hours of our home study, distance learning courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  Individual


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OK - The Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers at (405) 946-7230 requires 16 clock hours of continuing education credit with 3 CE hours in Ethics. (See our Ethics courses.) The Oklahoma renewal Board accepts 8 hours of our “Category III” home study courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  December 31st


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OR - The Oregon Board of Clinical Social Workers at (503) 378-5735 requires 40 hours of continuing education credit, with 6 hours in Ethics and 6 hours of Supervision, if in a supervisory position. (See our Ethics & Supervision courses.) The Oregon Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 40 CE hours of our home study due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  Individual


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PA - The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors at (717) 783-1389 requires 30 clock hours of continuing education with 3 hours in Ethics (See our Ethics courses). The Pennsylvania Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 20 CE hours of our home study courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  February 28th


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RI - The Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Social Workers at (401) 222-2828 requires 30 contact hours of continuing education with 3 hours in Ethics and 3 hours in Cross Cultural Practice/Diversity. (See our Ethics and Cross-Cultural/Diversity courses.) The Rhode Island Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 6 CE hours of our home study courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  April 15th


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SC - The South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners at (803) 896-4665 requires 40 clock hours of continuing education credit. The South Carolina Social Work licensing renewal Board accepts 40 CE hours of our independent self-study courses due to ASWB providership. Certificate of Course Completion states, “Course Instructor is an MSW, LCSW.” Thus all hours are “Social Work hours.” Continuing Education Deadline:  December 31st


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SD - The South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners at (605) 642-1600 requires 30 contact hours of continuing education. The South Dakota Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 10 CE hours of our home study courses due to ASWB providership #1073. Continuing Education Deadline: December 31st


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TN - The Tennessee Board for Social Worker Certification and Licensure at (615) 532-3202 requires the following continuing education hours: LBSW 9 hrs, LMSW 12 hrs, LAPSW/LCSW 15 hrs with 3 hours in Ethics (See our Ethics Courses.)  The Tennessee Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts the following Multi-Media, home study hours: LBSW 6hrs, LMSW 8hrs, and LAPSW/LCSW 10 hrs. Continuing Education Deadline: Individual


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TX - The Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners at (512) 719-3521 requires 30 clock hours of continuing education with CE hours in Ethics. (See our Ethics courses.) The Texas Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 20 hours of our independent study due to TX Bd (Apv. #5192) and ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  Individual


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UT - The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing at (801) 530-6396 requires 40 hours of contininuing education credit with 3 CE hours in Ethics. (See our Ethics courses.) The Utah Social Worker renewal Board accepts 15 hours of our online, home study, distance learning courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  September 30th


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VA - The Virginia Board of Social Work at (804) 367-4441(804) 367-4441 requires 30 contact hours of continuing education for LCSWs and 15 contact hours for LSWs with 2 hours of Ethics. (See our Ethics courses.)  The Virginia Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 30 CE hours of our Category I home study courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  June 30th


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VT - The Vermont Office of Professional Regulation at (802) 828-2390 requires 20 contact hours of continuing education credit with 1.5 CE hours in social work Ethics. (See our Ethics courses.) The Vermont Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 5 CE hours of our home study courses as informal self-directed education.Continuing Education Deadline in even years: January 31


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WA - The Washington State Board of Professional Licensure at (360) 236-4905(360) 236-4905 requires 36 hours of continuing education credit with 6 CE hours of Ethics. (See our Ethics courses.) The Washington Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 26 hours of our home study, distance learning due to ASWB providership and a test of comprehension required to receive a certificate of completion. Continuing Education Deadline:  Individual


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WI - The Wisconsin Board of Social Workers at (608) 266-0145 requires 30 hours of continuing education credit with 4 hours of Ethics. Home study, self-study courses cannot be used to satisfy this Ethics requirement. The Wisonsin Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 10 CE hours of our home study courses due to ASWB providership. Continuing Education Deadline:  February 28th


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WV - Our continuing education hours are not accepted by the West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners.                 


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WY - The Wyoming Department of Mental Health Professions Board at (307) 777-7788 requires 45 contact hours of continuing education credit with 3 CE hours in Ethics. (See our Ethics courses). The Wyoming Social Worker licensing renewal Board accepts 45 CE hours of our home study due to our courses objectives, organization, relation to the discipline, presenters qaulifications and holding at least a master’s degree level in education. Thus are courses are in compliance with the Wyoming Boards standards of acceptability of continuing education activities. Continuing Education Deadline: Individual

 
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