Indiana Social Work License: LCSW, LSW Licensing – Licensure

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Indiana Social Work License Requirements

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

 

Indiana LCSW License

In Indiana the clinical license is 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 tables below.

 

  • Indiana 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
  • Indiana

  • LCSW

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Social Work
  • LSW
  • 2 years paid Clinical Social Work Supervison
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  • 100 supervision hours at a ratio of 4 hours per month
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Generalist Exam Clinical ASWB Exam

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  • $50 to the Indiana Board of Social Work
  • $260 to ASWB
  • No Fee
  • Every 2 years
  • 20 CEU's per year equaling a total of 40 CEU's per renewal period
  • $50 to the Indiana Board of Social Work
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Indiana LSW

In Indiana there are two ways to achieve the LSW depending on whether your degree is the BSW or the MSW. The information is summarized in the table below.

  • Indiana 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
  • Indiana

  • LSW (with BSW)

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work
  • None
  • 2 years post degree experience
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  • 100 supervision hours at a ratio of 4 hours per month
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Masters ExamMasters ASWB Exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $50 to the Indiana Social Work Board
  • $160 to ASWB
  • No Fee
  • Every 2 Years
  • 20 CEU's per year equaling a total of 40 CEU's per renewal period
  • $50 to the Indiana Social Work Board
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates
  • Indiana

  • LSW (with MSW)

  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • None
  • None
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  • 100 supervision hours at a ratio of 4 hours per month
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Masters ExamMasters ASWB Exam

    More information for this
    Social Work Exam
  • $50 to the Indiana Social Work Board
  • $160 to ASWB
  • No Fee
  • Every 2 Years
  • 20 CEU's per year equaling a total of 40 CEU's per renewal period
  • $50 to the Indiana Social Work Board
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

 

Indiana Social Work License Applications and Questions

 

 Application Forms for Social Work License in Indiana

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Application

Licensed Social Worker (LSW): Application

 Indiana Social Work Board

Behavior Health & Human Services Licensing Board
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Indiana Government Center
402 West Washington St., Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204

317-234-2064

 

Indiana Social Work License

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