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Approval in West Virginia

West Virginia Board of Examiners in Social Work

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 50 credit hours required; 20 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • West Virginia Social Workers

All regular licensed social workers (LSW, LGSW, LCSW, LICSW) must earn fifty (50) hours of WV Board of Social Work Examiners (WVBSWE) approved continuing social work education hours in each two-year licensing period.

Twenty (20) of these hours may be earned under the self-study category of “Individual Professional Activities” provider number 490000. The remaining thirty (30) hours must be earned from attending training programs offered by approved or certified providers recognized by the WVBSWE.

Addiction Counselor CE, a service of CE Learning Systems, is able to offer 20 continuing education course hours as part of the “self-study category”. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

West Virginia Board of Examiners in Social Work
(304) 558-8816
www.wvsocialworkboard.org

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

West Virginia Board of Examiners in Social Work uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On Addiction Counselor CE these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

West Virginia Board of Examiners in Social Work
(304) 558-8816
www.wvsocialworkboard.org

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in West Virginia:

  • Social Workers

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.