Utah Social Work License: LCSW, CSW, SSW Licensing – Licensure

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Utah Social Work License Requirements

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

 

Utah LCSW and CSW Licensure

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

 

  • Utah 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 Supervison
  • Required supervision time with supervisorSocial Work Supervision Requirements
  • Required Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam to qualify for the license. ASWB Social Work Exam Requirements
  • State social work board license application fee.Application Fee
  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam fee ASWB Social Work 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 renewal Social Work Continuing 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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  • CSW

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Social Work
  • None
  • 2000 hours in a minimum of 1 year
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  • 100 hours of direct supervision
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  • $120 to Utah SW Board
  • $260 to ASWB
  • None
  • Every 2 years
  • 40 CEU's to include 3 hours of ethics
  • $93 to utah SW Board
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  • LCSW

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Social Work
  • CSW
  • 4000 hours in a minumum of 2 years
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  • 100 hours of direct supervision
  • Click here for specific information on the ASWB Clinical ExamClinical ASWB Exam

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  • $120 to Utah SW Board
  • $260 to ASWB
  • None
  • Every 2 years
  • 40 CEU's to include 3 hours of ethics
  • $93 to utah SW Board
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Utah SSW License

In Utah the Social Service Worker (SSW) designation can be attained with either a bachelors or masters degree. Upon graduation with a bachelors or masters degree this designation can be applied for through the Utah Social Work Board. The Utah SSW requires passing the bachelors level ASWB exam. Information is summarized in the table below.

 

  • Utah 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. ASWB 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
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  • SSW (with related degree)

  • Bachelors degree in related field (must have completed 3 semesters of course work in each of the following: Social Welfare Policy, Human Growth & Development and Social Work Practice Methods)
  • None
  • 2000 hours of employed social work experience
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  • Ongoing Supervision during accumulation of 2000 experience hours
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  • $85 to Utah State Board
  • $230 to ASWB
  • None
  • Every 2 years
  • 20 CEU's to include 3 hours of ethics
  • $78 to the Utah State Board
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Utah Social Work License Applications and Questions

 

 Application Forms for Social Work License in Utah

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Application

Certified Social Worker (CSW) Application

Social Service Worker (SSW): Application

Utah Social Work Board

Occupational and Professional Licensing
PO Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
801-530-6628

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