License Renewal Requirements for Illinois Social Workers

By Gina Ulery

IL Social WorkerIllinois-licensed social workers must renew their license every 2 years, by November 30th of odd-numbered years. 30 hours of continuing education (CE/CEUs) are required to renew, including:

Effective December 1, 2013, a minimum of 50% of the total CE hours required must be obtained by a method that includes face-to-face, in-person instruction or experience.

A maximum of 15 hours may be earned for completion of a self-study, home study or online course that is offered by an ASWB-approved sponsor – provided a posttest is required.

Professional Development Resources, Inc. (ACE Approval #1046) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Over 100 online and home study courses are available @

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