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Approval in Minnesota

Minnesota Board of Social Work

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 40 credit hours required; 15 may be earned with CE-Credit.com.

Applies To:

  • Minnesota Social Workers

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

Licensee issued a license prior to August 1, 2011:
All licensees must document 40 CE hours, including 2 hours in ethics, to be documented at the first, full two-year renewal term that occurs after August 1, 2011.

LICSW licensees must document at least 24 of the 40 CE hours in clinical content.
Licensing supervisors must document at least 6 of the 40 CE hours in the practice of supervision.

15 of the 40 CE hours may be independent study.
- Independent study must be for publication, public presentation, or professional development and includes, but is not limited to, electronic study.

- For licensing supervisors who are required to document 6 CE hours of training in supervision, independent study may include consultation or training regarding supervision with a licensed professional who has demonstrated supervisory skill. This consultation or training regarding supervision is not case consultation.

CE hours must be completed during the renewal term.

Licensee issued a license on or after August 1, 2011:
The increased CE hours will be prorated and documented at the first license renewal. The 40 CE hour total, as well as the 24 CE hours in clinical content required for the LICSW license and the 6 CE hours required for licensing supervisors, will be prorated based on the number of months in the first licensing term, from license issue date to birth-month license renewal date.

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

Minnesota Board of Social Work
Phone: 612-617-2106
http://www.socialwork.state.mn.us/

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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!

Minnesota 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

Minnesota Board of Social Work
Phone: 612-617-2106
http://www.socialwork.state.mn.us/

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Minnesota:

  • 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.