Social Work Supervision FAQ:

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(from Board of Social Work website

Q: What are the supervision and postgraduate experience  requirements that need to be met to become a licensed independent social  worker? 

  • Complete a minimum of 3,600 hours of post graduate social work  experience and 90 hours of supervision which has been accumulated over  no more than a 60-month period and cannot be completed in less than two  years.  
  • At least one hour of supervision must be documented for every 40 hours worked. 

Q: How do I document the supervision and post graduate social work experience hours?

  • The supervisor(s) must fill out the appropriate form and submit directly to the Board Office.  
  • This information is listed on pages 5 and 6 of the Application for Licensure.  
  • A separate form should be submitted by each supervisor  (from Board of Social Work website)