New York Social Worker Continuing Education Requirements And License Renewal

Elite offers online courses that are needed for license renewal and meeting New York social worker continuing education requirements.

0 Mandatory Hours
36 Elective Hours
36 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Behavioral Health : Social Worker license in New York

This Behavioral Health : Social Worker licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the New York State Education Department Office of the Professions. We recommend you contact the New York State Education Department Office of the Professions for more detailed information or changes.
If you obtain Behavioral Health : Social Worker licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

New York Social Workers: Social Worker

Total Hours Required: 36
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 36
Renewal Cycle in Years: 3

Online Info

Mandatory:  Effective September 1, 2004, Education Law requires licensed social workers, when applying initially for licensure or limited permit, or for the renewal of a New York State license or registration.
2 hours of training/coursework Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment. This is a one-time requirement

Online Limitations

All 36 hours can be done through home-study/online.


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: New York State Education Department Office of the Professions
Phone: 5184743004
Address: 89 Washington Avenue, 2nd Floor West Wing Albany, NY 12234

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.