Kentucky Board of Social Work Requirements

 Renewal: thirty (30) hours of continuing education must be completed every three (3) years from date of issue.

  • Three (3) hours of the social work code of ethics every renewal needs to be done in person.
  • Every third renewal period, two (2) of the continuing education hours shall be on HIV/AIDS courses approved by the Cabinet for Health and Family.
  • Three (3) of the continuing education hours during each renewal period shall be completed in the area of domestic violence related training courses.
  • One and one-half (1.5) hours of continuing education shall be completed one (1) time every six (6) years in the area of the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma.
  • A maximum of fifteen (15) hours of home study is permitted.

For more information visit the Kentucky Board of Social Work