Disclaimer: Due to the rapidly changing nature of social work regulations, for the most up-to-date information on becoming a social worker in Delaware, contact the Delaware Social Work Licensing Board.
Delaware law recognizes one class of social workers: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). The requirements are as follows:
Additional Information: Criminal history check required
Endorsement: Available upon board approval
License Renewal: Clinical social work examiners licenses expire on January 31 of odd-numbered years. Requirements for renewal are the successful completion of 45 contact hours (prorated) of continuing education during each biennial license period and payment of a prorated renewal fee (you will be notified of the fee amount at the time of renewal); renewal fee is determined case by case according to the Delaware’s Division of Professional Regulation; $40 renewal fee payment for inactive licenses
In order to become a licensed social work practitioner in Delaware, you will need to complete prerequisite coursework, examination requirements, and, in some cases, supervised work requirements. Also, certain levels of social work in (Delaware can only be reached after earning a Master of Social Work. We are committed to keeping updated information on Delaware social work licensure policies available to you.
Disclaimer: There may be additional methods of certification that have not been covered here. Please contact your state social work licensing department for more information. Last updated 05/11/2016.
Disclaimer: Social Worker Salary information is taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Information about social worker salaries in Delaware is subject to change. Please confirm salary information with your state before applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 08/22/2018.
Description: The Loan Repayment Program is funded through a combination of state and federal funds. Mid-level practitioners may be granted up to $35,000 total for a two-year commitment or $52,000 maximum for a three-year contract. Advanced-degree practitioners may be granted up to $70,000 for a two-year contract.