Social Work Certification/Licensure

The current certification/licensure period lasts from March 1, 2021, until February 28, 2023. A minimum of 30 hours of continuing education including four hours of social work boundaries and ethics must be completed by February 28, 2023.

NASW-WI offers many options to earn continuing education hours including our Annual Conference, Ethics and Boundaries workshops, and Branch Conferences and workshops.  Additionally, NASW-WI offers a variety of Online Learning opportunities.

For more information on the new continuing education requirements effective March 1, 2015, go to the NASW-WI website, ( click on Continuing Education and then Continuing Education Approval and then CE rules.

For more information on social work certification and licensure go to You can also go to the Questions and Answers about licensure and certification on the NASW-WI website.