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Approval in Illinois

Illinois Board of Social Workers

  • Provider
    • ASWB ACE 1020
  • Next Renewal: Nov 30, 2023
  • 30 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 15 may be earned with
Illinois Board of Social Workers has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.

Applies To:

  • Illinois Social Workers’s distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for licensed Social Workers/Clinical Social Workers as required by the Illinois Board of Social Workers.

At least 3 of the 30 hours must include content related to the ethical practice of social work and, effective December 1, 2013, at least 3 of the 30 hours must include content related to cultural competence in the practice of social work.

Please Note
Effective December 1, 2013, a minimum of 50% of the total CE hours required must be obtained by a method that includes face-to-face, in-person instruction or experience., a service of CE learning Systems, is a Registered Social Work CE sponsor with the Illinois DPT.

Board Contact Info

Illinois Social Work Board
Phone: 217-785-0800
Continuing Education Administrative Code:

View All Courses Illinois Board of Social Workers accepts individual courses only. Currently 129 of our courses are available for social workers licensed by Illinois Board of Social Workers. These are just a few examples!

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