Become a Social Worker in
Wisconsin


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

Wisconsin Social Work Salary

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Wisconsin Social Work Scholarships

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Become a social worker in Wisconsin

To become a licensed social work practitioner in Wisconsin, you will need to complete prerequisite coursework, examination requirements, and, in some cases, supervised work requirements. Also, there are certain levels of social work in Wisconsin that require a Master of Social Work in order to practice. Important to note is that the only license offered to social workers is through the licensed clinical social worker path, while other credentials are designated as certifications. We are dedicated to making updated information about social work licensing in Wisconsin available to you. If you are having any difficulty finding the information you are looking for on our site, or for the most up-to-date social work license information for Wisconsin, please reference the Wisconsin State Board of Social Work Examiners.

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Wisconsin law recognizes four classes of social workers: Certified Advanced Practice Social Worker (CAPSW), Certified Independent Social Worker (CISW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Social Worker (CSW). The requirements are as follows: