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Approval in Minnesota

Minnesota Board of Social Work CE Information

  • ASWB ACE 1020

40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 15 may be earned with

Applies To:

  • Minnesota Social Workers’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., 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

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