Mississippi Social Work License

Mississippi Social Work License

Earn Your Mississippi Social Work License

Are you interested in getting your social work license in Mississippi? By getting your social work license in Mississippi, you’ll be joining approximately 5,600 other social workers in providing the residents of Mississippi with quality mental health services. Below you’ll find a step-by-step guide for obtaining your Mississippi social work license. While we work hard to keep our information up-to-date, it’s best to get in touch with the Mississippi State Board of Examiners at (601) 987-6806 to make sure you’re headed in the right direction.

8 Steps to Obtaining Your Mississippi Social Work License:

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  1. 1

    Qualify for the Master’s Level Exam.

    Obtain a Master of Social Work (MSW) from a CSWE approved or accredited college or university.

  2. 2

    Apply for the Master’s Level Exam.

    Complete the State Application.

    Make sure to review your completed application. Missing dates and signatures are the most common reasons applications are delayed. And don’t forget to include the check.

    Once you are cleared, register for the LMSW exam with the ASWB.

  3. 3

    Prepare for the Master’s Level Exam.

    Pick an exam date and make your test appointment at Pearson VUE.

    Use our complete study system for the ASWB LMSW Exam. We cover the essential topics and supply the thinking strategies you’ll need to figure out the right answer. We provide an organized, step-by-step approach so you won’t waste your time trying to figure out what to study. Coaches who recently passed the exam are available to answer any questions while you prepare. Our materials are developed by social workers who passed the social work licensing exam with over 90% correct. We recommend studying 4-8 weeks with our program.

  4. 4

    Pass the Master’s Level Exam and obtain your LMSW.

    Congratulations! Now you can start earning your hours for the LCSW Exam

  5. 5

    Qualify for the Clinical Exam.

    Complete a Supervision Plan and Contract for Supervision and submit to the Mississippi State Board of Examiners BEFORE starting clinical hours.

    Complete at least 1,000 direct face-to-face hours with clients.

    Obtain a minimum of one hour per week of face-to-face supervision with an LCSW supervisor for 100 hours over a span of 30 months.

    Obtain four LCSW Supervision Evaluations (1 approximately every six months for 24 months) not to exceed thirty-six (36) months for the supervision process to be completed.

    Complete a Termination of Supervision form.

  6. 6

    Apply for the Clinical Exam.

    Complete the State Application.

    Make sure to review your completed application. Missing dates and signatures are the most common reasons applications are delayed. And don’t forget to include the check!

    You'll have to pass the ASWB LCSW exam to get your Mississippi Social Work License. So once you are cleared, register for the LCSW exam with ASWB.

  7. 7

    Prepare for the Social Work Clinical License (LCSW) Exam and obtain your LCSW.

    Pick an exam date and make your test appointment at Pearson VUE.

    Use our complete study system for the ASWB LCSW Exam. We cover the essential topics and supply the thinking strategies you’ll need to figure out the right answer. We provide an organized, step-by-step approach so you won’t waste your time trying to figure out what to study. Coaches who recently passed the exam are available to answer any questions while you prepare. Our materials are developed by social workers who passed the social work licensing exam with over 90% correct. We recommend studying 4-8 weeks with our program.

  8. 8

    Pass the Clinical Level Exam and obtain your LICSW.

    Congratulations! What an accomplishment. We wish you all the best in your career as a licensed clinical social worker.

  9. Warmly,
    The Therapist Development Center Team

 

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