Kansas Social Work License: LSCSW, LMSW, LBSW Licensing – Licensure

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Kansas Social Work License Requirements

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

 

Kansas LSCSW and LMSW Licensure

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

 

  • Kansas 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
  • Kansas

  • LMSW

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Social Work
  • None
  • None
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  • Ongoing
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  • $100 to the Kansas Board of Social Work
  • $260 to ASWB
  • No Fee
  • Every 2 years
  • 40 hours of CEU's: must include 3 CEU's of ethics and 6 CEU's of diagnosis
  • $100 to the Kansas Board of Social Work
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  • LSCSW

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Social Work
  • LMSW
  • 4000 hours of clinical paid work experience obtained within 2-6 years
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  • 150 individual supervision hours Ratio: 20 hours SW delivery to 1 hour supervision
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Clinical ExamClinical ASWB Exam

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  • $100 to the Kansas Board of Social Work
  • $260 to ASWB
  • No Fee
  • Every 2 years
  • 40 hours of CEU's: must include 3 CEU's of ethics and 6 CEU's of diagnosis
  • $100 to the Kansas Board of Social Work
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Kansas LBSW Licensure

In Kansas the bachelors social work licenses is the Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW). Upon graduation with a bachelors degree this license can be applied for through the Kansas Social Work Board. The Kansas LBSW requires passing the bachelors level ASWB exam. Information is summarized in the table below.

 

  • Kansas 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
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  • LBSW

  • Bachelors Social Work Degree
  • None
  • Ongoing
  • Agency Supervisor
  • Continual Supervision by agency
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Bachelors ExamBachelors ASWB Exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $100 to the Kansas Board of Social Work
  • $230 to ASWB
  • No Fee
  • Every 2 years
  • 40 hours of CEU's: must include 3 CEU's of ethics and 6 CEU's of diagnosis
  • $100 to the Kansas Board of Social Work
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

 

Kansas Social Work License Applications and Questions

 

Application Forms for Social Work License in Kansas

Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) Application

Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW) Application

Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW): Application

Kansas Social Work Board

Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
700 SW Harrison, Suite 420
Topeka, KS 66603
785-296-3240

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