Kentucky Board of Social Work

The Kentucky Board of Social Work (KBSW) is the Kentucky’s regulatory board for licensure and certification. 

Kentucky offers three licenses for social workers.

  • Licensed Social Worker (LSW)
  • Certified Social Worker (CSW)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Please contact KBSW for license application, license renewal, and all questions about how to pursue your license.

KY Board of Social Work
125 Holmes Street, Suite 310
Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 564-2350 – Office
(502) 696-8030 – Fax

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Changes to CE Regulation 201 KAR 23:075

Effective May 5, 2017, the continuing education regulation 201 KAR 23:075 has changed. Learn more about changes

Association of Social Work Boards

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) is the nonprofit organization composed of and owned by the social work regulatory boards and colleges of 49 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and all 10 Canadian provinces.

ASWB owns and maintains the social work licensing examinations.

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