South Dakota Social Work License: CSW-IP, CSW, LSW, LSWA Licensing – Licensure

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South Dakota Social Work License Requirements

South Dakota Social Work License

 

 

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

 

South Dakota CSW and CSW-IP

In South Dakota the clinical license is the Certified Social Worker-Private Independent Practice (CSW-PIP). In order to qualify for the CSW-PIP you must first become a Certified Social Worker (CSW).  The qualification for these are listed in the tables below.

 

  • South Dakota 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 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 supervisorSocial Work Supervision Requirements
  • Required Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam to qualify for the license. ASWB Exam Requirements
  • State social work board license application fee.Application Fee
  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam fee ASWB 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
  • South Dakota

  • CSW

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Social Work
  • None
  • 2 years experience
  • Click here to find a Social Work Supervisor in your areaSouth Dakota LSW or LCSW

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  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Masters ExamSupervision four times per month
  • Masters ASWB Exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $90 to South Dakota SW Board
  • $260 to ASWB
  • No license Fee
  • Every 2 Years
  • From initial licensure to first renewal period: No SWU's required. Beyond first renewal: 4 SWU's per renewal period
  • $90 to South Dakota SW Board
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  • South Dakota

  • CSW-PIP

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Social Work
  • CSW
  • 2 years experience
  • Click here to find a Social Work Supervisor in your areaSouth Dakota CSW-PIP or Psychologist Psychiatrist

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  • Supervision four times per month
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Clinical ExamClinical ASWB Exam

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    Social Work Exam
  • $110 to South Dakota SW Board
  • $260 to ASWB
  • No License Fee
  • Every 2 years
  • From initial licensure to first renewal period: No SWU's required. Beyond first renewal: 4 SWU's per renewal period
  • $90 to South Dakota SW Board
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

 

South Dakota SW

In South Dakota there are two ways to become a registered Social Worker (SW) designated by level of education. The information is summarized in the table below.

 

  • South Dakota 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.Social Work Experience 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 supervisorSocial Work Supervision Requirements
  • Required Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam to qualify for the license. ASWB Exam Requirements
  • State social work board license application fee.Application Fee
  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam fee ASWB 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
  • South Dakota

  • SW (with related BA degree)

  • Bachwlors 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
  • $50 to South Dakota SW Board
  • $230 to ASWB
  • No Fee
  • Every 2 years
  • From initial licensure to first renewal period: No SWU's required. Beyond first renewal: 4 SWU's per renewal period
  • $50 to South Dakota SW Board
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates
  • South Dakota

  • SW (with BSW)

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

    More information for this
    Social Work Exam
  • $70 to South Dakota SW Board
  • $230 to ASWB
  • No Fee
  • Every 2 years
  • From initial licensure to first renewal period: No SWU's required. Beyond first renewal: 4 SWU's per renewal period
  • $70 to South Dakota SW Board
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

 

South Dakota SWA

In South Dakota the associates level credential is the Social Work Associate (SWA).  The information describing this credential is listed below.

 

  • South Dakota 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.Social Work Experience 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. ASWB Exam Requirements
  • State social work board license application fee.Application Fee
  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam fee ASWB 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
  • South Dakota

  • SWA

  • Associates or Bachelors in Social Work
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Associates ExamAssociates ASWB Exam

    More information for this
    Social Work Exam
  • No Fee
  • $230 to ASWB
  • No Fee
  • No Renewal Period
  • From initial licensure to first renewal period: No SWU's required. Beyond first renewal: 4 SWU's per renewal period
  • No Fee
  • Get License Updates Newsletter Sign Up - License and Certification Updates

 

 

South Dakota Social Work License Applications and Questions

 

 Application Forms for Social Work License in South Dakota

Certified  Social Worker Independent Practice  (CSW-IP): Application

Certified Social Worker (CSW): Application

Social Worker (SW): Application

 Social Worker (SWA): Application

 South Dakota Social Work Board

Board of Social Work Examiners
810 N. Main St. Suite 298
Spearfish, SD 57783
605-642-1600

South Dakota Social Work License

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