LSW and LASW Renewal: thirty (30) contact hours. Two (2) hours must relate to ethics in the practice of social work and ten (10) hours must be in the field of practice of the licensee.
LCSW and LISW Renewal: thirty-six (36) contact hours. Three (3) hours must relate to ethics in the practice of social work and twelve (12) hours must be in the field of practice of the licensee.
Continuing education requirements are due bi-annually. License renewals are due annually by the last day of the month of your birth. You will receive a renewal form in the mail 45 days prior to your renewal date.
New Requirement: All licensed social workers must annually complete at least 2 hours of instruction on evidence-based suicide prevention and awareness. This is a new requirement placed on social workers’ license through the most recent legislative session, AB 93 and the course must be Board approved. The requirement is in place July 2016 – July 2026. For additional information about this new requirement, click here.
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 State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers