Maryland-licensed social workers have a license renewal every two years with an October 31st deadline.
Forty (40) hours of continuing education are required to renew a license.
Twenty (20) hours are allowed from online courses (Category II) if ASWB-approved.
A minimum of twenty hours from Category 1 (live) courses are required. Three hours of ethics are required at each renewal (Category 1).
Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours (Cat II)
License Expiration: 10/31, every 2 years
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB
Notes: Min 20 hrs Cat 1 (live); 3 hrs ethics required each renewal (must be Cat 1)
Date of Info: 10/28/2015
Maryland social workers can earn up to 20 hours for renewal through online courses offered on the social work page @PDResources.org. Click here to view ASWB-approved online CE courses.
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