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Continuing Education (CE)

NASW is committed to helping social workers meet their professional development needs. This has led us to create multiple professional development programs and products such as credentials, education and training courses, newsletters, employment information, resources, and publications. NASW members can receive free CEs and CEs at discounted rates to fill their licensing or credentialing requirements when they participate in our professional development programs.


Social Work Online CE Institute

NASW offers hundreds of CE courses in a variety of formats—webinars, webcasts, podcasts, presentations, and more. All courses offered through this program are accredited by either the NASW National Office or one of NASW Chapters and NASW members receive discounted prices. 

Please note that NASW accreditation does not imply automatic acceptance by all State Boards. Individuals should check with their licensing Board on whether a specific program will be accepted for continuing education purposes.


CE Tracker

Confidently track your licensing renewal requirements with CE Tracker—the online tool that tells you exactly what you need to renew your license and tracks your progress along the way.

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NASW-Approved CE Courses

Save time and money by reviewing NASW’s list of approved CE vendors. Easily search seminars, conferences and workshops offered by our many partners.

2020 NASW National Conference. Social workers make a difference

2020 NASW Virtual Conference

Thank you to all attendees, presenters, patrons, and participants who made the 2020 NASW Virtual Conference a great success. 

Sessions from the Virtual Conference will be available on demand shortly. Please check back for updates.


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CE Approval Program

NASW helps organizations promote CE programs that meet our rigorous criteria. 

Learn more about the CE Approval Program


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