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Approval in New York

New York Education Department Board of Social Work

  • Provider
    • 0060
  • 36 contact hours required every 3 years — 12 may be earned with

Applies To:

  • New York Social Workers

Each Licensed Clinical Social Worker- Psychotherapy Privilege (LCSW-R), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) must complete 36 hours of approved continuing education courses for each triennial registration period. No more than 12 hours of continuing education activities in any 36 month period, or one-third of the total hours in periods of other length, may consist of self-study educational activities from New York State Education Department approved providers.

The New York State Education Department approval will be indicated on each course page on the CE approval tab.

For those licensees whose registrations are due to renew March 1, 2020 – July 1, 2022, all 36 credit hours may be earned with See this blog post for more information .

Board Contact Info

New York Education Department – Social Work

View All Courses New York Education Department Board of Social Work accepts individual courses only. Currently 387 of our courses are available for social workers licensed by New York Education Department Board of Social Work. These are just a few examples!

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