Renewal: LSW, LGSW, LCSW, LICSW need fifty (50) hours of social work continuing education every two years. Twenty (20) of these hours may be earned under the self-study category of “Individual Professional Activities” provider number 490000. The remaining thirty (30) hours must be earned from attending training programs offered by approved or certified providers recognized by the WVBSWE. Twenty (20) hours of home study 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 State of West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners