Maryland Social Worker Continuing Education Requirements And License Renewal

Meet your Maryland social work CE requirements with ease. If you'd like a refresher on what's needed to renew your license, see the requirements below.

3 Mandatory Hours
37 Elective Hours
40 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Maryland Behavioral Health : Social Worker license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Behavioral Health : Social Worker licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Maryland Social Workers: Social Worker (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 40
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 37
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2023

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Total 40 CE Required (30 CE for LBSW)
Minimum of 20 CAT I  

Minimum of 15 CAT I for LBSW
All of our courses are considered CAT I and licensees can complete all hours with us.

Mandatory Subjects:
3 hours in Ethics and Professional Conduct, including boundary issues, or pertaining to the standards of practice and laws governing the profession of SW in Maryland - must be interactive or in person.


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners
Phone: 4107644788
Address: 201 West Preston Street Baltimore, 21201

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.