Missouri Social Workers CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Missouri 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 Missouri Division of Professional Registration: State Committee for Licensed Social Workers accepts courses from any provider who is ASWB approved.

Continuing Education Requirement

Attention Missouri Social Workers: The State Committee for Social Workers voted that for the 2021 and 2022 renewal cycles, the 15-hour limit on correspondence courses has been waived. All licensees will still be required to complete the required hours of continuing professional education, but these hours can be any combination of live programs, webinars and correspondence courses, and other approved methods. Other hourly limits for credits, like publications, remain in place. For more information, please visit https://pr.mo.gov/socialworkers-education.asp.

The Missouri Division of Professional Registration: State Committee for Licensed Social Workers accepts NetCE courses. 

LBSWs, LCSWs, LMSWs, and LAMSWs are required 30 hours every two years, 15 of which may be completed by self-study.*

Specific requirements:

*NetCE courses are considered self-study.

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For More Information

Please contact the Missouri Division of Professional Registration: State Committee for Licensed Social Workers at (573) 751-0293, or refer to https://pr.mo.gov/socialworkers-education.asp and https://www.sos.mo.gov/cmsimages/adrules/csr/current/20csr/20c2263-2.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.