Arizona Social Work License Requirements

Arizona Social Work License Requirements

View the Arizona Social Work License requirements for roles including LBSW/LMSW and LCSW/CSW. Everything you need to know.LBSW/ LMSW

  • Must hold a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) or a Doctor of Social Work (must be CSWE-accredited)
  • Must have completed ASWB Exam (requires ASWB Clinical and Advanced Generalist exam)
  • Successful completion of at least 3,200 hours of post-graduate supervised clinical social work experience in the practice of social work (to be completed in a timeframe of no less than twenty-four (24) months)
  • Subject to Continuing Education (CE) requirements
  • Application for LBSW / LMSW

LCSW/CSW

  • Must hold a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) (must be CSWE-accredited) or a Doctor of Social Work (must be WASC-accredited or comparable)
  • Must have completed ASWB Exam (requires ASWB Clinical and Advanced Generalist exam)
  • Successful completion of at least 3,200 hours of post-graduate supervised* clinical social work experience in an agency setting
  • Subject to Continuing Education (CE) requirements
  • Application for LCSW

For up-to-date and more detailed information on Arizona Social Work License Requirements, view the state’s official website: Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners