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Approval in Kentucky

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    • ASWB ACE 1020
    • NBCC 5951
  • 30 CE credit hours required every 3 years — All 30 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.
Kentucky Board of Social Work has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.

Applies To:

  • Kentucky Social Workers

Addiction Counselor CE’s distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for social workers as set forth by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.

30 credit hours for Clinical social workers during your three year license renewal. 30 credit hours available from distant learning courses.

15 credit hours for Licensed social workers during your three year license renewal. 15 credit hours available from distant learning courses.

3 credit hours are needed in social work code of ethics (course must have a KBSW-Ethics Approval#); and every third renewal period 6 credit hours on suicide assessment/treatment and 1.5 hours covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma.

Addiction Counselor CE, a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved to offer continuing education courses by the Association of State Social Work Boards (ASWB #1020). CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

Kentucky Board of Social Work
Phone: 502-564-3296 ×230
https://bsw.ky.gov/continueEducation/Pages/individual.aspx

  • Social Code of Ethics, 3 CE credit hours

    This requirement cannot be completed with online coursework.

  • HIV/AIDS, 2 CE credit hours

    2 credit hours focusing on AIDS/HIV every third renewal. We recommend a course that has HIV or AIDS in the tile that is relevant to your practice.

    • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

  • LCSW Supervision, 5 CE credit hours

    LCSWs who wish to supervise other LCSWs are required to take a supervision course that specifically addresses Kentucky laws and regulations.
    C.f. 201 KAR 23:070 in the KY Laws and Regulations booklet href=“http://finance.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/87A51403-4BDD-4E99-92FE-803EB47D5BA2/0/lawandregulations.pdf” class=“external” target=”_blank”>http://finance.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/87A51403-4BDD-4E99-92FE-803EB47D5BA2/0/lawandregulations.pdf.

    • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but rules and regulations sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is ultimately your own responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, board rules, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

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