Social Work Certification

The next certification/licensure renewal period will be from March 1, 2013 – February 28, 2015.

Certificate holders will only be required to complete a total of 30 Continuing Education Hours. A minimum of 20 hours must be in facilitated workshops and must include four hours of Ethics and Boundaries. This includes workshops, in-service training, live teleconferences or web classes with an instructor and peer interaction.

Certificate holders may earn up to 10 Continuing Education Hours through self study. Self study includes audio programs and self directed on-line classes.

The Wisconsin Department of  Safety and Professional Services (formerly the WI Dept of Regulation and Licensing) governs the licensure of social workers in Wisconsin. For more information visit their website

For more information about Certification and Licensure in Wisconsin, check our FAQ About Licensure and Certification