Become a Social Worker in Alabama

Alabama Social Worker Table of Contents
  • Alabama Private Independent Practice (PIP)
  • Alabama Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Alabama Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW)
  • Alabama Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW)
  • Alabama Social Work Salary
  • Alabama Social Work Scholarships

  • Disclaimer: Due to the rapidly changing nature of social work regulations, for the most up-to-date information on becoming a social working in Alabama, contact the Alabama Social Work Licensing Board.

    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:

    Alabama PIP (Private Independent Practice)

    Alabama LCSW

    Alabama LGSW (Licensed Graduate Social Worker)

    Alabama LBSW (Licensed Bachelor Social Worker)

    Become a social worker in Alabama

    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.

    Alabama Social Work Salary


    Alabama Social Work Scholarships