Nevada Social Work License: LCSW, LISW, LSW Licensing – Licensure

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Nevada Social Work License Requirements

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

 

 

Nevada LCSW and LISW

In Nevada there are two advanced licenses, the non-clinical license is the Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) and the clinical license is the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) . In order to become an LCSW or an LCSW you must first become an LSW and this information is listed in the table below.

  • Nevada 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.Experience 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
  • Nevada

  • LISW

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Social Work
  • LSW
  • 3000 hours of clinical experience with 2-3 year minimum
  • Nevada LCSW or LISW with minimum of 3 years beyond initial LCSW date

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    Nevada Social Work Supervision
  • Individual Supervision 1 time per week
  • Advanced Generalist ASWB exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $40 to Nevada SW Board
  • $260 to ASWB
  • $100 to Nevada SW Board
  • Every 2 Years
  • 20 CEU hours per year
  • $150 to Nevada SW Board
  • Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates
  • Nevada

  • LCSW

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Social Work
  • LSW
  • 3000 hours of total experience with 2000 of the 3000 hours in clinical work
  • Nevada LCSW with minimum of 3 years beyond initial LCSW date

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    Nevada Social Work Supervision
  • 104 total hours (24 can be group) ratio: 1 time per week
  • Clinical ASWB Exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $40 to Nevada SW Board
  • $260 to ASWB
  • $100 to Nevada SW Board
  • Every 2 years
  • 20 CEU hours per year
  • $150 to Nevada SW Board
  • Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

Nevada LSW

In Nevada the base social work license is the Licensed Social Worker (LSW) credential. This information is summarized in the table below.

  • Nevada License

    Requirements

  • $10

    per month

  • 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.Experience 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
  • Nevada

  • LSW

  • $30

    per month

  • Bachelors or Masters in Social Work
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • 20 hours of SW experience to every 1 hour of supervision
  • Bachelors/Masters ASWB Exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $40 to the Nevada State SW Board
  • $230 to ASWB
  • $60 to Nevada State SW Board
  • Every 2 years
  • 20 CEU hours per year
  • $75 to the Nevada State SW Board
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

Nevada Social Work License Applications and Questions

 Application Forms for Social Work License in Nevada

Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) Application

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Application

Licensed Social Worker (LSW) Application 

 Nevada Board of Social Work Examiners

4600 Kletzke Lane
C121
Reno, NV 89502
775-688-2555

Nevada Social Work License

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