Suggested Resources for Social Work Supervision Training Programs
The training required includes the following:
- One social work graduate course in supervision from a master's degree program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; OR
- 12 hours of agency-sponsored supervision training; OR
- 12 credit hours of continuing education in social work supervision by a Board-authorized sponsor.
A social worker may want to check with the following organizations to determine if they are offering a continuing education program in social work supervision:
The Association of Social Work Boards, www.aswb.org, has a listing of approved CE sponsors with web site links.
The National Association of Social Workers, www.socialworkers.org, has a listing of approved CE programs. Local chapters of NASW may be offering programs.
University of Maryland – School of Social Work – Continuing Professional Education, www.ssw.umaryland.edu/cpe, may be offering programs in supervision training.
Please note that a social worker may obtain the 12 credit hours in social work supervision in Category I or Category II. Category II includes online – distance learning – home study programs.
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