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Continuing Education (CE)

Leadership and learning are indispensible to each other. - John F. Kennedy

Professional development is an essential activity for ensuring quality social work services. The cornerstone of professional development is continuing your education. Regardless of career stage, social workers are ethically required to keep informed of current research, theory, and techniques that guide social work practice to better serve clients and constituents.

NASW is committed to helping social workers meet their professional development needs. This strong dedication has led to the creation of multiple professional development programs and products such as credentials, education and training courses, newsletters, employment information, resources, and publications. NASW members can receive both 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 NASW-accredited, and NASW members receive discounted prices.

Special Notice About the Social Work Online CE Institute

NASW is in the process of migrating our National and Chapter trainings and webinars to the Social Work Online CE Institute. Once the migration has been completed, NASW will provide updated instructions for how to log in to the Social Work Online CE Institute.

For upcoming continuing education webinars and trainings, please continue to register through the specific registration link  provided once you click on the title of the webinar. 

For SPS Members: All of the 2017-2018 SPS Webinars are already being hosted in the Social Work Online CE Institute.

Thank you for your patience and continued support!

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.

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CE Approval Program

NASW helps organizations promote CE programs that meet our rigorous criteria. The NASW CE Approval Program includes national, regional and multi-state continuing education providers.

Learn more about the CE Approval Program

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