This course meets the California pre-licensure requirement for California Law and Ethics for Social Workers (18 clock hours) for LCSWs.
Target Audience: Candidates preparing for the social work licensing exam in the state of California
Course Description: This course takes the many nuances of California law and regulation and puts them in digestible, easy-to-apply language for social workers. In addition, the text of the NASW Code of Ethics is included.
This course covers the following subject areas:
We allow you to obtain the textbook on your own to afford you greater flexibility. You can borrow from the library or a friend, or purchase a new or used copy for yourself or with a group of friends. (Available at author's website: Click Here)
Course Credit(s): 18 CE Credits or Hours
Course Format: Book-Based and Online Text (format of this course is noninteractive)
Course Schedule: Self-paced
Course Author(s): Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD, LMFT
Content Publisher(s): Ben Caldwell Labs, National Association of Social Workers, California Department of Consumer Affairs, and California Board of Behavioral Sciences
Course Author(s) Qualifications:
Dr. Caldwell is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an Adjunct Professor at California State University Northridge and at The Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has spent more than 10 years doing policy work in the mental health professions, including several years as chair of the Legislative and Advocacy Committee for the California Division of AAMFT.
Course Level: Beginning/Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced
CEmobile, LLC, #1558, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CEmobile, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 5/2/2021-5/2/2024. ASWB Approval Period: 5/2/2018-5/2/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Social workers participating in this course will receive 18 social work ethics continuing education clock hours.
Reminder: The information presented in this course is for informational purposes only and is not meant to serve as ethical or legal advice. For ethical or legal advice, please contact a professional organization, state licensing board, or attorney.
The following are California BBS-recognized approval agencies:
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)