Continuing Education for Wisconsin Social Workers

CE requirements for social workers, advanced practice social workers, independent social workers, and clinical social workers in Wisconsin:

  • Thirty (30) credit hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years
  • Must include four (4) credit hours of ethics and professional boundaries related to social work
  • Board accepts online courses, but social workers must complete their ethics and professional boundaries CE hours in an interactive learning format.
  • Renewal date: February 28, odd years

CE Approvals: The WI Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work Examining Board accepts courses from providers approved by APA, NBCC, ASWB, NAADAC, and others. 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. 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.

Wisconsin social workers can earn twenty-six (26) of their credits online through View our course catalog at

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

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