CE Requirements for Social Workers in Illinois

Illinois social workers (LSW, LCSW) are required to take:

  • Thirty (30) hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years, including 3 hours of social work ethics and 3 hours in cultural competence related to social work practice
  • Fifteen (15) hours can be earned online
  • Renewal date for Illinois social workers is November 30 of odd-numbered years.

CE Approvals

The Illinois Board accepts courses from APA approved providers. At Health is an APA approved provider. At Health (athealth.com) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

The State Board of Illinois 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.

Illinois social workers can earn 15 of the 30 CE 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 Illinois continuing education regulations, click the button below.

Illinois Social Workers CE Regulations

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

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