Maryland Social Workers CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Maryland 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 Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ASWB approved.

Continuing Education Requirement

The Maryland State Board of Social Work accepts NetCE courses.

LCSWs, LGSWs, LSWs, and LCSWs-C are required 40 hours every two years, 20 of which may be taken in Category II.*

A minimum of 3 of the 40 hours must be in ethics every two years.

LBSW: Required 30 hours every two year licensing period, 15 of which may be taken in Category II.*

A minimum of 3 of the 30 hours must be in ethics every two years.

*NetCE courses are considered Category II.

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Please contact the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners at (877) 526-2541 or (410) 764-4788 or http://dhmh.maryland.gov/bswe/Pages/Continuing_ed.aspx for additional information regarding your continuing education.