Alaska Social Work Continuing Education

Free State Social Work is approved as a continuing education provider by the Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education Program (provider #1235) and the National Board for Certified Counselors (provider #6605).  We are also approved by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (provider 10-001) and the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (CE Provider # 50-13565).

Does the Alaska Board accept courses from ASWB-approved providers?

Yes.  Courses should contribute directly to the professional competency of a social worker.

How many hours can I earn with on-line courses?

You can earn 45 out of 45 hours with on-line courses.  You can obtain a maximum of 12 contact hours per a day.

Please remember that we have done our best to research your state’s licensing guidelines. Licensing regulations can change frequently including guidelines about how many CEUs you can earn on-line. Most jurisdictions require a certain number of hours in ethics and other areas of practice. The final authority for approving any continuing education activity rests with your state board. Even those states that endorse the ACE program may have exceptions in terms of the courses that they will accept. It is ultimately your responsibility to understand the licensing regulations in your state.

You can review Alaska social work continuing education requirements at https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/SocialWorkExaminers/ContinuingEducationCourses.aspx.

You can also contact the board at:
Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners P.O. Box 110806 Juneau, AK  99811;  907-465-2551; chelsea.childress@alaska.gov.

All of our courses are $4 per credit hour.  To get started, you can browse our complete course catalog or use the category links on the right.

CEU?  Contact Hour?  Credit Hour?

Different jurisdictions have different definitions.  For some jurisdictions, the term CEU consists of ten credit hours.  At Free State Social Work, we offer continuing education credit hours and we estimate that each credit hour will require one hour of reading.