Continuing Education for Louisiana Social Workers

CE requirements for LA social workers (RSW, CSW, LMSW, LCSW):

  • 20 clock hours of CE each year, including 3 clock hours in social work ethics once every two years
  • LCSWs must earn 10 of the 20 hours in the area of clinical social work, including diagnosis and treatment
  • Maximum of 10 hours each renewal period can be earned online

CE Approvals: The Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners accepts courses from providers approved by ASWB. Programs for social workers are available for continuing education credit through the co-sponsorship of At Health, Inc., 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.

LA social workers can earn 10 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 LA continuing education regulations, go to

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