New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners Requirements

LCSW Renewal: 40 hours of continuing education; at least 20 hours must be related directly to clnical practice

LSW Renewal: 30 hours of continuing education

CSW Renewal: 20 hours of continuing education

Five (5) hours related to ethics and three (3) hours of social and cultural competence are required each renewal cycle. If an applicant initially obtains a license or certificate within the second year of a biennial license period, the applicant shall complete not fewer than one-half of the minimum required credits of continuing education, 3 credits of which shall be in ethics and 2 credits in social and cultural competency.

Social Work licenses expire August 31 of even-numbered years. All contact hours can be home study.

For more information visit the New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners