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Georgia-licensed social workers have a license renewal every two years with a September 30th deadline, even years. Thirty-five (35) continuing education hours are required to renew a license. Ten (10) hours of continuing education are allowed from online courses if ASWB-approved.
Five (5) hours of professional ethics are required at each renewal (not independent study or online) (15 hours core/15 hours related), and six (6) hours of telemental health.
Georgia social workers can earn up to 10 hours for renewal through online courses offered on the social work page of this website. Click here to view ASWB-approved online CE courses.
Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers & MFTs
CE Required: 35 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 10 hours online
License Expiration: 9/30, even years
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB, NBCC, APA
Notes: 5 hrs professional ethics req’d each renewal (not independent study or online) (15 hours core/15 hours related), 6 hours of telemental health
Date of Info: 10/28/2015
Professional Development Resources is approved to offer continuing education by the American Psychological Association (APA); the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC); the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB); the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA); the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR); the Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy; the Florida Boards of Social Work, Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology & School Psychology, Dietetics & Nutrition, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and Occupational Therapy Practice; the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & MFT Board and Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; the South Carolina Board of Professional Counselors & MFTs; and by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists and State Board of Social Worker Examiners.
Online Continuing Education Courses for Social Workers