Iowa Social Workers CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Iowa 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 Iowa Board of Social Work accepts courses from any provider who is ASWB approved.

Continuing Education Requirement

The Iowa Board of Social Work accepts NetCE courses.

LBSWs, LISWs, and LMSWs are required 27 hours every two years, 12 of which may be completed by independent study.*

A minimum of 3 of the 27 hours must be in ethics and licensees in supervisory roles are required 3 hours on the topic of supervision every two years.

*NetCE courses are considered independent study.

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For More Information

Please contact the Iowa Board of Social Work at (515) 281-4422 or https://www.legis.iowa.gov/DOCS/ACO/IAC/LINC/Chapter.645.281.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.