Nevada Social Work License

Nevada Social Work License

Earn Your Nevada Social Work License

Are you interested in getting your social work license in Nevada? By getting your social work license in Nevada, you’ll be joining approximately 2,281 other social workers in providing the residents of Nevada with quality mental health services. Below you’ll find a step-by-step guide for obtaining your Nevada social work license. While we work hard to keep our information up-to-date, it’s best to get in touch with the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers at (775) 688-2555 to make sure you’re headed in the right direction.

8 Steps for Obtaining Your Nevada Social Work License:

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  1. 1

    Fulfill Your Education Requirement.

    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 SW.

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

  5. 5

    Qualify for the Clinical Exam.

    Complete 3,000 hours of clinical experience over a minimum of two years and a maximum of four years.

    2,000 of the hours must be face-to-face direct clinical social work practice in the area of psychotherapeutic methods and techniques to persons, families, and groups to help in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional conditions.

    The remaining 1,000 hours may be completed in other areas of clinical social work in no less than two years and no more than three years in an appropriate clinical practice setting.

    Obtain 1 hour/week of supervision by a CSW.

  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 reason applications are delayed. And don’t for get to include the check!

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

  7. 7

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

    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 CSW.

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

 

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