Social Work Accreditations & State CE Requirements

Western Schools is approved as a continuing education provider for Social Workers and other behavioral health professionals by the following organizations and state licensing boards:

 

 

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

Western Schools, provider # 1147, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org , through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Western Schools maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: May 5, 2011 to May 5, 2014. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Social workers participating in these courses will receive the specified number of continuing education clock hours. See the Social Worker State CE Requirement table below.

 

National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) - Provider #6257

Western Schools is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for courses that meet NBCC requirements. Western Schools is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

 

American Psychological Association (APA)

Western Schools is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Western Schools maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

 

California Board of Behavioral Sciences - Provider # PCE 3560

Courses meet the qualifications for the specified number of hours of continuing education credit for MFCCs and/or LCSWs as required by the Board of California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

 

California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC)

Provider # 0S-92-244-1114

 

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

Provider #50-2165. Western Schools submits course records to CEBROKER after successful course completion. 

 

Continuing Education Requirements for Social Workers

We make every effort to keep this information up-to-date. However, it is the responsibility of each licensed professional to understand what his or her state licensing board requires for license renewal, as well as what that licensing board identifies as acceptable continuing education. Please contact your board for verification if you are unsure of your continuing education requirements.

 

State Our Social Work courses are acceptable in your state through these accrediting bodies # of Home Study Hours Allowed Total Hours Required
ALABAMA-- LCSWPIP ASWB 20 50
ALABAMA -- LGSW, LCSW, LBSW ASWB 20 30
ALASKA ASWB 45 45
ARIZONA ASWB, NBCC 40 40
ARKANSAS ** See note below 20 48
CALIFORNIA California Board of Behavioral Sciences Provider #PCE 3560 18 36
COLORADO No CE required N/A N/A
CONNECTICUT ASWB 6 15
DELAWARE ASWB 45 45
D.C. ASWB 12 40
FLORIDA Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-2165. Western Schools submits course records to CEBROKER. 30 30
GEORGIA ASWB 5 home study, 10 online  35
HAWAII ASWB 45 45
IDAHO ** See note below 20 20
ILLINOIS ASWB 15  30
INDIANA ASWB, NBCC 40 40
IOWA ASWB 12 27
KANSAS ASWB 40 40
KENTUCKY -- LCSW, CSW ASWB 15 30
KENTUCKY -- LSW ASWB 7.5 15
LOUISIANA ASWB 10 20
MAINE ** See note below 10 25
MARYLAND ASWB 20  40
MASSACHUSETTS -- LICSW ASWB, NBCC 30 30
MASSACHUSETTS -- LCSW ASWB, NBCC 20 20
MASSACHUSETTS -- LSW ASWB, NBCC 15 15
MASSACHUSETTS -- LSWA ASWB, NBCC 10 10
MICHIGAN ASWB 45 home study, 10 online 45
MINNESOTA ASWB 15 40
MISSISSIPPI ASWB 20 40
MISSOURI ASWB 15 30
MONTANA ** See note below 20 20
NEBRASKA ** See note below 15 32
 NEVADA, LCSW, LISW Not accepted at this time  18  36 
NEVADA, LSW, LASW Not accepted at this time 15 30
NEW HAMPSHIRE NBCC 40 40
NEW JERSEY -- LCSW ASWB 40 40
NEW JERSEY -- LSW ASWB 30 30
NEW JERSEY -- CSW ASWB 20 20
NEW MEXICO ASWB 30 30
NEW YORK No CE required N/A N/A
NORTH CAROLINA ASWB 20 40
NORTH DAKOTA ASWB 10 30
OHIO -- LSW ASWB 30 30
OHIO -- SWA ASWB 15 15
OKLAHOMA ASWB 8 16
OREGON -- LCSW ASWB, NBCC 40 40
OREGON -- LMSW ASWB, NBCC 30 30
OREGON -- RBSW ASWB, NBCC 40 40
PENNSYLVANIA ASWB, NBCC 20 30
RHODE ISLAND ASWB 6 30
SOUTH CAROLINA ASWB 40 40
SOUTH DAKOTA ASWB 10 30
TENNESSEE ** See note below 10  15
TEXAS ASWB 30 30
UTAH -- LCSW ASWB 15 40
UTAH -- SSW ASWB 15 20
VERMONT ASWB 5 20
VIRGINIA -- LCSW ASWB 30 30
VIRGINIA -- LSW ASWB 15  15
WASHINGTON ASWB, NBCC 26 36
WEST VIRGINIA Not accepted at this time 20 40
WISCONSIN ASWB 10 30
WYOMING ASWB 45 45

 

** Licensing boards in these states do not pre-approve programs. The state licensing board retains final approval.

 

We are continuously acquiring additional accreditations. Please check back for updated information.

 

 

9/9/13