Become a Social Worker in Alabama
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Alabama law recognizes four classes of social workers: Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW), Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW), Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW), and Private Independent Practice (PIP). The requirements are as follows:
In order to become a licensed social work practitioner in Alabama, you will need to complete prerequisite coursework, examination requirements, and, in some cases, supervised work requirements. Also, certain levels of social work in Alabama can only be reached after earning a Master of Social Work. We are committed to keeping updated information on Alabama social work licensure policies available to you.