Tennessee Social Worker Continuing Education Requirements And License Renewal

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

3 Mandatory Hours
12 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours

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

This Behavioral Health : Social Worker licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Tennessee Department of Health, Board of Social Workers. We recommend you contact the Tennessee Department of Health, Board of Social Workers 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.

Tennessee Social Workers: Social Worker

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 12
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Next Education Due Date: 12/31/2021

Online Info

Hours Required:
  • LBSW-9 hours / year (7 SW, 3 professional ethics, 2 either)
  • LMSW-12 hours / year (10 SW, 3 professional ethics, 2 either)
  • LAPSW & LCSW-15 hours/ year (10 SW, 3 professional ethics, 2 either)

Mandatory Subject:
3 hours of Ethics

Online Limitations

A maximum of two-thirds (2/3) of a licensee’s credit hours may be taken via multi-media courses during a calendar year.

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Tennessee Department of Health, Board of Social Workers
Phone: 6155325088
Fax:
Address: 665 Mainstream Drive 2nd Floor Nashville, 37243

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Other facts and insights about completing your CE

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.