Arizona Social Work License: LCSW, LMSW, LBSW Licensing – Licensure

Arizona Social work license

Arizona Social Work License Requirements

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In the tables below are consolidated information for social work licenses in Arizona. Social Work Supervisor.com has summarized this information to make it simple for social workers to understand.

 

All information presented can be found at the Arizona State Board of Social Work Examiners.  We review and update our social work license information for Arizona on a periodic basis.

 

Arizona LMSW and LCSW Licensure

In Arizona the two clinical licenses are the Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW) and the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).  In order to become an LCSW you must first become an LMSW and this information is listed in the table below.

 

  • Arizona License

    Requirements

  • Degree needed to qualify for each license. IMPORTANT: Degree must be from a school accredited by the Counsel on Social Work Education.Degree Requirement
  • License required to qualify for the next license level: You must have this license to qualitfy for the next license.Base License/Certification Requirement
  • Paid clinical work experience needed to qualify for the license.Clinical Hour Requirement
  • IMPORTANT: Most state social work boards require minimum standards for supervisors. At Social Work Supervisor.com we require that supervisors attest they meet state requirments before they can list with us. Clinical Supervisor Required
  • Required supervision time with supervisorClinical Supervision Requirements
  • Required Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam to qualify for the license. Clinical Exam Requirements
  • State social work board license application fee.Application Fee
  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam fee Exam Fee
  • After the exam is passed this is the fee paid to the board to get your licenseLicense Fee
  • Period in which your license is valid before you must renew.Renewal Period
  • Number of continuing education units (called CEUs or CEs) required for license renewalContinuing Education Requirements
  • Fee paid to the board for license renewalRenewal Fee
  • State Boards review and change license information on a regular basis. Stay up to date by clicking "receive updates" directly to the right. Free State Board Monitoring Service
  • Arizona

  • LMSW

  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • None
  • None-an application is required to begin LCSW supervision
  • None
  • None
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Masters ExamMasters ASWB Exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $250 to the Arizona Social Work Board
  • $260 to ASWB
  • $250
  • Every 2 years
  • 30 hours of CEU's during the renewal period
  • $350 to the Arizona Social Work Board
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  • Arizona

  • LCSW

  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • LMSW
  • 3200 hours of paid Clinical Experience 50% (1600 hours) must be face to face client contact
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  • 100 hours of individual supervision
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Clinical ExamClinical ASWB Exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $250 to the Arizona Social Work Board
  • $260 to ASWB
  • $250
  • Every 2 years
  • 30 hours of CEU's during the renewal period
  • $350 to the Arizona Social Work Board
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

Arizona LBSW Licensure

In Arizona the BSW level social work licenses is the Licensed Bachelors Social Worker (LBSW). Upon graduation this license can be applied for through the Arizona Social Work Board. The LBSW requires the bachelors level ASWB exam. Information is summarized in the table below.

 

  • Arizona License

    Requirements

  • Degree needed to qualify for each license. IMPORTANT: Degree must be from a school accredited by the Counsel on Social Work Education.Degree Requirement
  • License required to qualify for the next license level: You must have this license to qualitfy for the next license.Base License Requirement
  • Paid clinical work experience needed to qualify for the license.Clinical Hour Requirement
  • IMPORTANT: Most state social work boards require minimum standards for supervisors. At Social Work Supervisor.com we require that supervisors attest they meet state requirments before they can list with us. Clinical Supervisor Required
  • Required supervision time with supervisorClinical Supervision Requirements
  • Required Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam to qualify for the license. Clinical Exam Requirements
  • State social work board license application fee.Application Fee
  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam fee Exam Fee
  • After the exam is passed this is the fee paid to the board to get your licenseLicense Fee
  • Period in which your license is valid before you must renew.Renewal Period
  • Number of continuing education units (called CEUs or CEs) required for license renewalContinuing Education Requirements
  • Fee paid to the board for license renewalRenewal Fee
  • State Boards review and change license information on a regular basis. Stay up to date by clicking "receive updates" directly to the right. Free State Board Monitoring Service
  • Arizona

  • LBSW

  • Bachelors in Social Work
  • None
  • None
  • Continual
  • Ongoing supervision
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Bachelors ExamBachelors ASWB Exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $250 to the Arizona Social Work Board
  • $230 to ASWB
  • $100 to the Arizona Social Work Board
  • Every 2 years
  • 30 hours of CEU's during the renewal period
  • $350 to the Arizona Social Work Board
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

Arizona Social Work License Applications and Questions

 

 Application Forms for Social Work License in Arizona

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Application

Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW): Application

Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW): Application

 Arizona Social Work Board

STATE OF ARIZONA

BOARD OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH EXAMINERS

3443 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE, SUITE 1700

PHOENIX, AZ 85012

PHONE: 602.542.1882 FAX: 602.364-0890

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