Social Work Trainee
Social Work Assistant
Licensed Social Worker
Licensed Independent Social Worker
LISW with Supervision Designation
Marriage & Family Therapist
MFT Temporary License Instructions
Independent Marriage & Family Therapist
IMFT Supervision Designation
Continuing Education Requirements
Sources of Continuing Education
Online license verification
Post Program Approval:
Submit CE certificates
Troubleshooting CE Broker
Information for the Public
Search for Licensed Professional
Online or Internet Therapy
Consumer Bill of Rights
How do I File a Complaint
Becoming a Board Member
Contact the Board
Board Meeting Dates
Reports to the Governor
LSW Quick Links
After passing Exam
Info for the New LSW
Out of State Applicant
How do I find
BCI & FBI Background Checks
Board Meeting Agendas
Calendar of Events
CE Program & Provider
Your Email Address
Information to the New Licensee
Laws & Rules
Laws & Rules Video
License Look Up
Moving to Another State
Race & Gender CE Courses
Renew Your License
Replace Wall Certificate
SOCE and Gender Identity Guidance
What are the qualifications to become a Licensed Social Worker (LSW)?
Can I apply if I’m in the last semester of my social work program?
How do I apply for the LSW?
How do I complete the BCI/FBI background checks required for this license?
If I have a criminal record, what additional information do I need to provide?
Does applying for the LSW also give me approval to take the exam?
How do I prepare for the exam?
Aside from taking the exam, what else do I need to do to get licensed?
Once I pass my test, is my license automatically issued?
On average, how long does it take to get licensed?
Is there a temporary license available? How do I get that?
I have a Social Work Trainee (SWT) registration. Can I keep working under that until I get my LSW?
Once my LSW is issued, how long is it good for?
How do I renew my license?
What are the continuing education requirements for renewal? How do I find CEUs?
What is the scope of practice for an LSW?