Wisconsin Social Work Continuing Education Requirements

Wisconsin-licensed Social Workers are required to obtain 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years for license renewal. The renewal period runs from March 1st to February 28th of odd years. A minimum of 20 hours must be in facilitated workshops, which must include 4 hours of Ethics and Boundaries. This includes workshops, in-service training, live teleconferences or web classes with an instructor and peer interaction.

Social Workers may earn up to 10 continuing education hours through self-study. Self-study includes audio programs and self-directed online classes. Ethics and Boundaries credits may not be earned through self-study classes. The Joint Board of Marriage & Family Therapy, Professional Counseling & Social Work Examining accepts self-study courses offered by ASWB-ACE approved providers.

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). Over 150 online and mail order home study CE courses available @ https://www.pdresources.org/Index.aspx.