Iowa social workers are required to take 27 hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years. This CE must include at least 3 hours of social work ethics.
For licensure at the independent level, persons serving in a supervisory role must complete 3 hours of continuing education in supervision.
The renewal date for Iowa social workers is December 31 of even-numbered years.
The Iowa Board of Social Work accepts courses from ASWB approved providers. Our co-sponsor, Amedco, LLC, is an ASWB approved provider (provider #1346).
Iowa social workers can earn 12 of their 27 credits online through athealth.com. Click here to view the course catalog
State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Iowa continuing education regulations, go to https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/ACO/chapter/645.281.pdf
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