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Licensure and Title Protection
- Identify the types of social work licenses available in your state.
- Describe the criteria required to earn an LCSW in your state. Specifically,
- What are state requirements for education?
- How many hours of post-MSW practice are required?
- How many hours of supervision are required?
- How much does it cost for initial licensure?
- Describe the criteria to maintain an LCSW in your state. Specifically,
- How often do you need to renew your license?
- How much does it cost to renew a license?
- How many continuing education credits are required?
- What, if any, specific education hours are required (e.g., suicide, ethics, substance use, cultural competence)?
- Explain the benefits for licensure and title protection.