Montana LCSW Exam: Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Advanced Generalist or Clinical Level Examination
Field Requirement: 3,000 hours of supervised, post-degree psychotherapy work completed in no less than two years including 1,500 hours of direct client contact. Supervisors must hold a valid state license as a social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist.
Additional Information: Three current letters from licensed social workers, licensed psychologists or licensed psychiatrists are required. A supervisor of the applicant must write at least one of the letters. All applicants for licensure must obtain a fingerprint and background check from the Department of Justice.
Endorsement: Available upon board approval
License Renewal: Renewal is required every year. Requirements for renewal are the successful completion of 20 contact hours of continuing education and payment of a $175 renewal fee.
In order to become a licensed social work practitioner in Montana, you will need to complete prerequisite coursework, examination requirements, and, in some cases, supervised work requirements. Also, certain levels of social work in Montana can only be reached after earning a Master of Social Work. We are committed to keeping updated information on Montana 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.
Disclaimer: Social Worker Salary information is taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Information about social worker salaries in Louisiana is subject to change. Please confirm salary information with your state before applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 03/30/2016.