Continuing Education for Alaska 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.

CE requirements for social workers in Alaska:

  • AK social workers must complete 45 hours of CE every 2 years, including 6 hours in substance abuse, 3 hours in professional ethics, and 6 hours in cross-cultural education of which 3 hours must relate to Alaska Natives
  • AK social workers can earn all of their credits online
  • A maximum of 12 hours can be earned in any one day
  • Board accepts courses from other behavioral health disciplines as long as program relates to social work

CE Approvals

The Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners accepts programs from APA approved sponsors. At Health, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

AK social workers can earn all forty-five (45) of their CE credits online through

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

CE Requirements for Alaska Social Workers

Page last modified or reviewed by on Sep 28, 2020.

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