Disclaimer: Due to the rapidly changing nature of social work regulations, for the most up-to-date information on becoming a social worker in Nebraska, contact the Nebraska Social Work Licensing Board.
Nebraska law recognizes two classes of social workers: Certified Master Social Worker (CMSW) and Certified Social Worker (CSW). The requirements are as follows:
License Renewal: Licenses renew on September 1st of every even numbered year. Social workers must complete 32 hours of continuing education to renew their licenses, including two hours of mental health practice ethics and a $50 renewal fee.
Nebraska CSW Education Requirement: Baccalaureate degree or Master of Social Work (MSW) from a CSWE-approved school
Nebraska CSW Exam: None
Field Requirement: None
Fee: $25 certificate fee, $125 license fee
Additional Information: None
Endorsement: Available upon board approval
License Renewal: Licenses renew on September 1st of every even numbered year. Social workers must complete 32 hours of continuing education to renew their licenses, including two hours of mental health practice ethics. There is a $125 renewal fee.
In order to become a licensed social work practitioner in Nebraska, you will need to complete prerequisite coursework, examination requirements, and, in some cases, supervised work requirements. Also, certain levels of social work in Nebraska can only be reached after earning a Master of Social Work. We are committed to keeping updated information on Nebraska 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 09/13/2016.
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.