Wisconsin Social Work License Information

Wisconsin Social Work License Requirements

View the Wisconsin Social Work License requirements for social work practice for non-clinical and clinical roles. Everything you need to know.LISW: Licensed Independent Social Worker

  1. Obtain a degree in social work from an accredited school
  2. Complete 2 years of supervised social work
  3. Pass the Wisconsin required exam

LCSW: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  1. Obtain a degree in social work from an accredited school
  2. Complete 3,000 hours of supervised social work
  3. Complete 1,000 hours of client contact hours
  4. Pass the Wisconsin required exam

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