New Jersey Social Workers Upcoming License Renewal Deadline (August 31st)

New Jersey Social Workers have an upcoming license renewal deadline of August 31st. According to the New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners, the following continuing education requirements must be met for a license to be renewed:

  • LCSW: 40 hours of continuing education are required every 2 years for license renewal (8/31, even years) – 20 hours must relate to clinical practice
  • LSW: 30 hours are required every 2 years
  • CSW: 20 hours are required every 2 years
  • No limit on hours earned from online or home study coursework offered by an ASWB-approved provider
  • 5 hours in ethics required each renewal
  • 3 hours in social and cultural competence required each renewal (Cultural Issues / Cultural Sensitivity)

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) and offers over 150 CE courses for immediate access at:

Not only can New Jersey-licensed Social Workers earn all of their CE credits through Professional Development Resources’ courses, they can also save 10% by using coupon code PDRBlog10 during checkout!