Delaware Social Workers CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Delaware Social Workers

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, NetCE is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. NetCE maintains responsibility for this course.

The Delaware Board of Clinical Social Work Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ASWB approved.

Continuing Education Requirement

Attention Delaware Social Workers: When completing online renewals, any licensee who attests to difficulty completing CEs before renewal due to the declared state of emergency will be immediately given until sixty days after the lifting of the state of emergency to complete the CEs for this renewal cycle. For more information, please visit https://dpr.delaware.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/93/2020/03/CE-Deadline-Extension-Letter-CPR.pdf.

The Delaware Board of Clinical Social Work Examiners accepts NetCE courses.

LCSWs are required 40 hours every two years, all of which may be completed by independent study.*

LBSWs are required 20 hours every two years, all of which may be completed by independent study.*

LMSWs are required 30 hours every two years, all of which may be completed by independent study.*

All licensed are required a minimum of 6 hours of ethics and 1 hour in mandatory reporting every two years.

*NetCE courses are considered independent study.

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Please contact the Delaware Board of Clinical Social Work Examiners at (302) 744-4500 or http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title24/3900.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.