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  1. Use Your Social Work License In A Different Way
    Use Your Social Work License In A Different Way

    After obtaining their license, many social workers go on to practice therapy of related clinical work for clients, either in agencies or in private practice.  While this is the traditional professional route for social workers, your social work license is extremely versatile and getting your license doesn’t limit you to working in a traditional therapeutic capacity. 

    If you’ve received or are considering getting your social work license and want to work in a field other than therapy, you have additional options.

  2. New California Clinical Licensure Requirement: Mandatory Suicide Prevention Course
    New California Clinical Licensure Requirement: Mandatory Suicide Prevention Course
    The state of California has always required its clinical practitioners to complete continuing education (CE) requirements in order to maintain their license. Soon, the state will require an additional CE class from new and active clinicians. Beginning on January 1, 2020 for California psychologists and January 1, 2021 for other licensed clinicians, such as MFTs, LCSWs, and LPCs, clinicians must complete six hours of suicide risk assessment and intervention training.
  3. The Total Cost of Taking the ASWB Exam
    The Total Cost of Taking the ASWB Exam
    Like many professions, social workers must obtain a license in order to practice their craft. In most states, social workers planning to become licensed take one of the ASWB exams. Many promising new social workers wonder what they will need to pay to take the ASWB exam after finishing their education. We’re here to let you know what the exam itself costs, as well as other costs that arise.