Certification is a legal status required to use the title “Social Worker,” and licensure is necessary to practice social work. Please use the resources below to learn more about the requirements for these processes.
- State of Wisconsin School Social Work Certification – See Appendix in Specialization Handbook – Full-Time | Part-Time
- State of Wisconsin Clinical Social Work Certification – See Appendix in Specialization Handbook – Full-Time | Part-Time
- Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Continuing Education and Social Work Certification
STATE OF WISCONSIN SOCIAL WORK CERTIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS
SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK
Special considerations for students interested in school social work.
UW-MADISON DIVISION OF CONTINUING STUDIES
The Division of Continuing Studies Behavioral Health department, offers extensive continuing education opportunities appropriate for social workers.
STATE OF WISCONSIN RULES REGARDING CONTINUING EDUCATION
This information changes as state laws change. For the most up-to-date information, see the NASW-WI website.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE FAQ
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for common questions regarding certification and licensure. For more information, see the NASW Wisconsin Chapter website or the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Safety and Professional Services website.