Alaska Social Workers Continuing Education and License Renewals

alaska social workers continuing education and license renewalsSocial workers licensed in the state of Alaska have a biennial license renewal with a June 30th deadline, even years. Forty-five (45) continuing education hours are required for license renewal. Six hours of substance abuse; three hours of ethics, six hours of cross cultural education of which three hours related to Alaska natives are required. There are no limits on home study if ASWB approved.

Professional Development Resources, Inc. (ACE Approval Number 1046) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Professional Development Resources maintains responsibility for all programs. ASWB Approval Period: 6/12/2000 – 6/12/2016. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Requirements for Continuing Education

Alaska-licensed social workers have a license renewal every two years with a deadline of June 30th, even years. Forty-five (45) hours of continuing education are required to renew a license. Six (6) hours of substance abuse; three (3) hours of ethics, six (6) hours of cross cultural education of which three (3) hours related to Alaska natives are required. There are no limits on home study if ASWB approved.

Information gathered from the Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners on April 21, 2014.

Online Continuing Education Courses for Social Workers: https://www.pdresources.org/courselisting/newarrival/4

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