Hawaii Social Work License: LCSW, LSW, BSW Licensing – Licensure

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Hawaii Social Work License Requirements

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In the tables below are consolidated information for social work licenses in Hawaii. 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 Hawaii State Board of Social Work Examiners.  We review and update our social work license information for Hawaii on a periodic basis.

 

Hawaii LSW and LCSW Licensure

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

 

  • Hawaii 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. Social Work Supervision
  • 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
  • Hawaii

  • LSW

  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • None
  • Continual Supervision
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  • None
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  • $60 to the Hawaii Board of Social Work
  • $260 to ASWB
  • $237 to the Hawaii Board of Social Work
  • Every 3 Years
  • 15 credit hours between the renewal period of 7/1/13 and 6/30/2016. Thereafter 45 credit hours are required.
  • $183 to the Hawaii Board of Social Work
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  • Hawaii

  • LCSW

  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • LSW
  • 3000 hours Clinical Experience post MSW degree obtained between 2-5 years
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  • Regular and ongoing supervison during the 2-5 years accumulation of 3000 hours of clinical experience
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Clinical ExamClinical ASWB Exam

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  • $60 to the Hawaii Board of Social Work
  • $260 to ASWB
  • $340 to the Hawaii Board of Social Work
  • Every 3 years
  • 15 credit hours between the renewal period of 7/1/13 and 6/30/2016. Thereafter 45 credit hours are required.
  • $183 to the Hawaii Board of Social Work
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Hawaii BSW Licensure

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

 

  • Hawaii 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
  • Hawaii

  • LBSW

  • Bacehlors in Social Work
  • None
  • Continual Supervision
  • Agency Supervisor
  • Continual Supervision
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Bachelors ExamBachelors ASWB Exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $60 to the Hawaii Board of Social Work
  • $230 to ASWB
  • $180 to the Hawaii Board of Social Work
  • Every 3 years
  • 15 credit hours between the renewal period of 7/1/13 and 6/30/2016. Thereafter 45 credit hours are required.
  • $183 to the Hawaii Board of Social Work
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

 

Hawaii Social Work License Applications and Questions

 

 Application Forms for Social Work License in Hawaii

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Application

Licensed Social Worker (LSW): Application

Licensed Bachelors Social Worker (BSW): Application

 Hawaii Social Work Board

Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
Social Work Program
PO Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
808-586-3000

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