Become a Social Worker in
Washington


Table of Contents
  • Washington Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW)
  • Washington Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
  • Washington Licensed Social Worker Associate Advanced (LSWAA)
  • Washington Licensed Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC)
  • Washington Social Work Salary
  • Washington 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 worker in Washington, contact the Washington Social Work Licensing Board.

    Washington law recognizes four classes of social workers: Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Social Work Associate & Advanced (LSWAA) and Licensed Social Work Associate & Independent Clinical (LSWAIC). The requirements are as follows: