CE Requirements for IA Social Workers

Iowa social workers are required to take:

  • 27 hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years, including at least 3 hours of social work ethics.
  • For licensure at the independent level, persons serving in a supervisory role must complete 3 hours of continuing education in supervision.
  • Renewal date for Iowa social workers is December 31 of even-numbered years.
  • Social workers can earn up to twelve (12) credits from independent study.

CE Approvals

At Health programs meet the continuing education criteria of chapter 645.281 for social workers in Iowa.

The State Board of Iowa accepts programs offered by ASWB approved sponsors. Programs are available for continuing education credit through the co-sponsorship of At Health, LLC, and Amedco, LLC.  Amedco, #1346, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Amedco maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 6/24/2016 to 6/24/2019.

Iowa social workers can earn twelve (12) of their twenty-seven (27) credits online through athealth.com.

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State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Iowa continuing education regulations, click the button below.

CE Requirements for Iowa Social Workers

Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Jul 4, 2018.

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