Resources for Attendees
Continuing Education Requirements
Registered Social Workers, Certified Social Workers, Licensed Masters Social Workers, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers are required by law to collect at least twenty (20) hours of continuing education in approved programs each year with three (3) hours of ethics every two years. For the LCSW, ten (10) of the twenty (20) hours must be of clinical content including diagnosis and treatment. The current collection period is July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Beginning July 1, 2008, first time Board Approved Clinical Supervisors (BACS) must complete six and one half (6.5) hours of LABSWE approved clinical supervision education. All other Board Approved Clinical Supervisors (BACS) must complete three (3) hours of continuing education in clinical supervision every two years. Workshops are designated as ethical, clinical, general and supervision in content and meet the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners requirements for licensure renewal.