Continuing Education for Social Workers in Massachusetts

Massachusetts social workers are required to take continuing education (CE) as follows:

  • LICSW – 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years
  • LCSW - 20 hours of continuing education every 2 years
  • LSW – 15 hours of continuing education every 2 years
  • LSWA – 10 hours of continuing education every 2 years

The Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers accepts distance learning and home study.

CE Approvals:

Licensees can take up to 25% of their credits from APA approved providers if the content is relevant to social work. At Health is an APA approved provider. At Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

The Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers accepts programs offered by ASWB approved sponsors.

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.

Renewal date: Sept 30 even-numbered years

Massachusetts social workers can earn 100% of their 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 Massachusetts continuing education regulations, click the button below.

CE Regulations for Massachusetts Social Workers

Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Jun 4, 2019.

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