LSW Renewal: fifteen (15) hours social work continuing education.

LCSW Renewal: thirty (30) hours social work continuing education.

A minimum of two of those hours must pertain to ethics or the standards of practice for the behavioral health professions or to laws governing the practice of social work in Virginia.

Social Work licenses expire every two years.

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 Virginia Board of Social Work