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Approval in Kentucky

Kentucky Board of Social Work

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every 3 years
  • Total Requirement: 30 credit hours required; 15 may be earned with CE-Credit.com.
    Kentucky Board of Social Work has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.

Applies To:

  • Kentucky Social Workers

CE-Credit.com’s distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for social workers as set forth by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.

30 credit hours for Clinical social workers during your three year license renewal. 15 credit hours available from distant learning courses.

15 credit hours for Licensed social workers during your three year license renewal. 7.5 credit hours available from distant learning courses.

3 credit hours are needed in social work code of ethics (this must be attended in person from a live presenter) ; and every third renewal period 6 credit hours on suicide assessment/treatment.

CE-Credit.com, a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved to offer continuing education courses by the Association of State Social Work Boards (ASWB #1020). CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

Kentucky Board of Social Work
Phone: 502-564-3296 ×230
https://bsw.ky.gov/continueEducation/Pages/individual.aspx

  • Requirement: Social Code of Ethics, 3 credit hours

    This requirement cannot be completed with online coursework.

    22 courses available. View Courses

  • Requirement: HIV/AIDS, 2 credit hours

    2 credit hours focusing on AIDS/HIV every third renewal. We recommend a course that has HIV or AIDS in the tile that is relevant to your practice.

    We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

  • Requirement: LCSW Supervision, 5 credit hours

    LCSWs who wish to supervise other LCSWs are required to take a supervision course that specifically addresses Kentucky laws and regulations.
    C.f. 201 KAR 23:070 in the KY Laws and Regulations booklet.

    We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

View More Courses Currently 461 of our courses are available for social workers licensed by Kentucky Board of Social Work. These are just a few examples!

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

Kentucky Board of Social Work uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On CE-Credit.com these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

Kentucky Board of Social Work
Phone: 502-564-3296 ×230
https://bsw.ky.gov/continueEducation/Pages/individual.aspx

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Kentucky:

  • Social Workers

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.