Continuing Education for Social Workers in Massachusetts

Massachusetts social workers are required to take continuing education (CE) as follows:

  • LICSW – 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years
  • LCSW - 20 hours of continuing education every 2 years
  • LSW – 15 hours of continuing education every 2 years
  • LSWA – 10 hours of continuing education every 2 years

The Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers accepts distance learning and home study.

CE Approvals: The Board accepts courses from ASWB providers. Athealth.com courses are co-sponsored by Amedco, LLC.  Amedco is approved as a provider (ASWB Provider # 1346) for continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

Renewal date: Sept 30 even-numbered years

Massachusetts social workers can earn all of their CE credits online through athealth.com.  View the course catalog

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Massachusetts continuing education regulations, go to http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/sw/regulations/rules-and-regs/258-cmr-3100.html

Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on August 1, 2015