Continuing Education for Social Workers in Nebraska

CE requirements for NE social workers (CMSW, CSW):

  • 32 hours of CE, including 2 hours of ethics, every 2 years
  • 20 hours can be earned online
  • Renewal: September 1st of every even-numbered year

CE Approvals: The Nebraska Division of Behavioral Health accepts programs from providers approved by national, regional or international mental health practice associations or associations directly related to enhancing mental health practice. For social workers courses must be related to enhancing social work practice. At Health's CE programs meet the continuing education criteria of Title 172 Chapter 94-014 for Nebraska social workers.

At Health is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

The State Board of Nebraska 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.

NE social workers can earn 20 of their CE credits online through View the course catalog at

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the NE continuing education regulations, go to

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