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Academic Degree: Graduate degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or the Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work.

Examination: Passing score on the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) advanced generalist level national social work licensure examination.

Minnesota Criminal Background Check: One time requirement with application for initial licensure.

Ethical Standards of Practice: Must not have engaged in conduct that would be in violation of the Boards ethical standards of practice.

Supervised Practice: Documentation of supervised practice is required to be eligible for the LISW license. 100 hours of direct supervision per 4,000 hours of non-clinical practice is required. For more information on supervised practice, see Minnesota Statutes, Sections 148E.110,148E.120, 148E.125.

Complete Details:Review Minnesota Statutes Section 148E.055, subd 4 for LISW

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