Please check out these documents that have been prepared to help you:
- Guidelines for students to pursue their LSW
- Rules and Regulations for those Obtaining the LCSW
- Rules and Regulations for Supervisors of those Obtaining the LCSW
- FAQs About the LSW/LCSW
- How to Ensure that Clinical Supervision Will Count in Both PA & NJ
License renewal information:
Renewal Cycle: March 1st through February 28th (Odd year)
The renewal fee for the biennial cycle is $95.00.
Continuing Education Requirements - Proof of completing 30 credit hours of continuing education in programs approved by the Pennsylvania Board of Social Work Examiners, of which at least 1 credit in suicide prevention, 3 credits in ethics, and 3 credits mandatory reporting for child abuse are required for renewal.
The Association of Social Work Boards Social Work Examination Services
The site for information about the Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work
The site for information about clinical social work licensure, specific to any particular state.
The site for information about social work licenses, a directory of state regulatory boards, and other useful information.
The Association of Social Work Boards
Social Work Examination Services
Don't forget that members can also use our listserv, which is helpful for exchanging ideas about resources, programs, jobs and licensing information.