Renewal: forty-five (45) social work contact hours must be completed every three (3) years from the date of issue. At least five (5) of those hours in ethics and at least one (1) hour in Pain and Pain Symptom Management may include, but are not limited to: courses in Behavior Management, Psychology of Pain, Behavior Modification, or Stress Management.

Maximum of ten (10) hours of online computer programs pertaining to social work and maximum of ten (10) hours in a social work journal or textbook, or an article or chapter related to the practice of social work.

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 Michigan Board of Social Work