Social Work Requirements
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker: Documentation of twenty (20) hours of continuing education every two years including at least one and one-half (1.5) hours in ethics of social work practice covering such issues as boundaries, confidentiality, and dual relationships.
At least fifteen (15) of the required twenty (20) contact hours shall consist of formal in person educational experiences. No more than five (5) hours of continuing education may be in informal or self-directed educational activities.
ASWB approved continuing education trainings can be used to satisfy the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation social work continuing education requirements.
A maximum of five (5) of the required twenty (20) hours of continuing education may be earned per renewal period through completion of ASWB approved distance-learning trainings.
Licensed Master’s Social Worker: Documentation of ten (10) hours of continuing education every two years. All hours must consist of formal education.