California Social Work License
There is only one social work license in California, a LCSW, which requires an
MSW from an accredited social work program. **California does not require
a license to be employed as a social worker.
CA LCSW License Process After Jan 1, 2016
California Licensing Board (BBS)
NASW-CA Chapter CE Courses
12-Hr CA Law & Ethics Training
Applicants must take 12 hrs of law and ethic training before retaking the California Law & Ethics Exam.
Register for 12-hour Law & Ethics
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