Montana Social Workers Continuing Education and License Renewal

Online Continuing Education for Montana Social Workers.Montana-licensed Social Workers have an annual license renewal deadline of December 31st. To renew a license, twenty (20) board approved continuing education hours are required. Twenty (20) hours of continuing education are allowed from home study (online courses). The board accepts ASWB approval of continuing education courses.

The main objective of continuing education credits is to ensure the highest possible standards for the social work profession. All licensees are required to participate in continuing educational opportunities that will build upon existing competence and skill gained from previous educational experiences.

Professional Development Resources is approved as a provider of continuing education for social workers by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB Provider #1046, ACE Program). Montana Social Workers may earn all 20 required CE hours online @

Continuing Education Requirements

Montana social workers are required as a condition of renewing a license to complete a minimum of twenty (20) hours of continuing educational activities annually.