CE Requirements for IA Social Workers

Attention: Several states and disciplines have relaxed requirements regarding live / in person Continuing Education due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with your board to see the most current requirements.

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.

At Health, LLC, Provider #1707, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credits. At Health, LLC, maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 6/3/2019-6/3/2020

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 Sep 28, 2020.

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