Oregon Social Work License: LCSW, CSWA, LMSW, RBSW licensing – Licensure

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Oregon Social Work License Requirements

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

 

Oregon LCSW and CSWA

In Oregon the two clinical licenses are the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and the Clinical Social Work Associate (CSWA).  The qualification for these are listed in the tables below.

 

  • Oregon 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. Social Work Supervision
  • Required supervision time with supervisorSupervision Requirements
  • Required Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam to qualify for the license. Social Work 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
  • Oregon

  • CSWA

  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • LMSW
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • $150 plus $50 background check fee to Oregon SW Board
  • None
  • $60 to Oregon SW Board
  • Every Year
  • 40 CEU's to include 6 hours of ethics
  • $55 to Oregon SW Board
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  • Oregon

  • LCSW

  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • CSWA
  • 2000 direct client hours
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  • 100 supervision hours
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Clinical ExamClinical ASWB Exam

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  • $150 plus $50 background check fee to Oregon SW Board
  • $260 to ASWB
  • $260 to Oregon SW Board
  • Every 2 years
  • 40 CEU's to include 6 hours of ethics
  • $75 to Oregon SW Board
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

Oregon LMSW and RBSW Credentials

In Oregon the masters level non-clinical credential is the Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW). The bachelors level non-clinical credential is the Registered Baccalaureate Social Worker (RBSW). Upon graduation with a bachelors degree in Social work the RBSW can be attained through the Oregon Social Work Board. Upon graduation with a masters degree in Social Work the LMSW can acquired. The information is summarized in the table below.

 

  • Oregon 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.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. Social Work Supervison
  • Required supervision time with supervisorClinical Supervision Requirements
  • Required Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam to qualify for the license. Clinical Exam Requirements
  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam fee Exam Fee
  • State social work board license application fee.Application Fee
  • License 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
  • Renewal 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
  • Oregon

  • RBSW

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

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    Social Work Exam
  • $230 to the ASWB
  • $50 plus a $50 application fee to Oregon SW Board
  • $50 to the Oregon Social Work Board
  • Every 2 years
  • 20 CEU's to include 6 hours of ethics
  • $50 to the Oregon Social Work Boards
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates
  • Oregon

  • LMSW

  • Masters in Social Work
  • RBS
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Masters ExamMasters ASWB Exam

    More information for this
    Social Work Exam
  • $230 to the ASWB
  • $150 plus a $50 application fee to Oregon SW Board
  • $100 to the Oregon Social Work Board
  • Every 2 years
  • 30 CEU's to include 6 hours of ethics
  • $200 renewal fee (covers 2 years)
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

Oregon Social Work License Applications and Questions

 

 Application Forms for Social Work License in Oregon

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Application

Clinical Social Work Associate (CSWA): Application

Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW): Application

Registered Baccalaureate Social Worker (RBSW): Application 

Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers
3218 Pringle Rd. SE, Suite 240
Salem, OR 97302-6310
503-378-5735

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