Continuing Education for Social Workers in New Mexico

CE requirements for NM social workers (LCSW, LMSW):

  • Thirty (30) hours of continuing education every 2 years, including 6 hours in cultural awareness

CE Approvals: The New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners accepts programs from providers approved by the APA. 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.

NM social workers can earn 30 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 NM continuing education regulations, go to

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