California Social Work License Information

California Social Work License Requirements

What do I need to become a Social Worker? Find out what's required for California Social Work License. Everything you need to know.Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  1. Register as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW)
  2. Earn 3,200 hours of supervised field/work experience and a minimum of 104 supervised weeks
  3. Complete additional coursework to meet minimum examination requirements
  4. Apply to take the ASWB Clinical Exam
  5. Pass the clinical exam

For up-to-date and more detailed information, view the state’s official website: California Social Work Licensing Board