Social workers licensed in the state of Illinois have a biennial license renewal with a November 30th deadline, odd years. Thirty hours of continuing education are required to renew a license. Of the thirty hours, 3 hours in social work ethics, and 3 hours of cultural competency are required.
A minimum of 50% of the total continuing education hours must be face-to-face in-person instruction. Fifteen (15) CE hours are allowed from online CE study approved by ASWB, and a posttest is required.
Professional Development Resources(ACE Approval #1046) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Professional Development Resources maintains responsibility for the online/home study program. ASWB Approval Period: 6/12/2013 – 6/12/2016. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.