North Carolina Social Worker Continuing Education Requirements And License Renewal

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

4 Mandatory Hours
36 Elective Hours
40 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your North Carolina Behavioral Health : Social Worker license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board. 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.

North Carolina Social Workers: Social Worker (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 40
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 36
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2

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Mandatory Subject:

4 hours of Ethics related to Social Work Practice

Online Limitations

A maximum of 20 hours can be taken online.


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board
Phone: 3366251679
Address: P.O. Box 1043 Asheboro, 27204

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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.