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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​

View ​Exam News​ on BBS website​

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