Rhode Island Social Work License: LICSW, LCSW Licensing – Licensure

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Rhode Island Work License Requirements

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

 

Rhode Island LICSW and LCSW Licensure

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

 

  • Rhode Island 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.Social Work 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 supervisorSocial Work Supervision 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
  • Rhode Island

  • LCSW

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

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    Social Work Exam
  • $100 to Rhode Island SW Board
  • $260 to ASWB
  • No Fee
  • Every 2 Years
  • 30 CEU hours: 3 hours must be in Ethics; 3 hours must be in "cross-cultural practice"
  • $100 to Rhode Island SW Board
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  • Rhode Island

  • LICSW

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Social Work
  • LCSW
  • 3000 hours total experience (1500 in direct pracitce) in 2 - 6 years
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    Rhode Island Social Work Supervision
  • Supervision 2 times every 2 weeks and 25% can be group
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Clinical ExamClinical ASWB Exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $100 to Rhode Island SW Board
  • $260 to ASWB
  • No Fee
  • Every 2 years
  • 30 CEU hours: 3 hours must be in Ethics; 3 hours must be in "cross-cultural practice"
  • $100 to Rhode Island SW Board
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

 

Application Forms for Social Work License in Road Island

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Work (LICSW) Application

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Application

 Rhode Island Social Work Board

Division of Professional Regulation
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 104
Providence, RI 02908-5097
401-222-2827

Rhode Island Social Work License

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