Social Work Requirements
Documentation of thirty-six (36) hours of approved continuing education every two years including six (6) hours in professional law and ethics.
Beginning with the first full CE period after January 1, 2014, social workers must complete six (6) hours of training in suicide assessment, treatment and management. The training must be repeated once every six years.
ASWB approved continuing education trainings can be used to satisfy the Washington State Department of Health Social Worker Credentialing continuing education requirements.
A maximum of twenty-six (26) of the required thirty-six (36) hours of continuing education may be earned per renewal period through completion of ASWB approved distance-learning trainings.