Pennsylvania Social Workers CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors accepts courses from any provider who is ASWB approved.

Continuing Education Requirement

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers accepts NetCE courses.

CSWs and SWs are required 30 hours every two years, all of which may be completed online.*

Requirements include:

*NetCE courses are considered online.

**NetCE course on child abuse recognition and reporting is approved for both initial licensure and/or license renewal.

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For More Information

Please contact the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors at (717) 783-1389, or refer to https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/SocialWorkersMarriageanFamilyTherapistsandProfessionalCounselors/Pages/default.aspx for additional information regarding your continuing education.