Renewal: forty (40) hours of social work continuing education must be completed by October 31, every two (2) years. Three (3) hours focusing on ethics and professional conduct, including boundary issues, or pertaining to the standards of practice and laws governing the profession of social work in Maryland. Twenty (20) hours of home study is permitted.

Licensed Social Work Associates renewal thirty (30) hours of social work continuing education. Fifteen (15) hours of home study is permitted.

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view your state’s continuing education regulations, click the link below.

For more information visit the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners