Renewal: forty (40) social work clock hours must be completed by December 31 biennially. A minimum of twenty of the forty (40) clock hours must be specifically provided by a trained social worker – a person with a BSW, MSW, or a doctorate degree in social work.

Up to twelve (12) continuing education hours may be transferred from a surplus from the preceding license renewal to the present renewal every two years.

All contact hours can be home study.

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 South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners