West Virginia Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) Guide - 2023
AKA: West Virginia LCSW License
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The LCSW is the third level of licensure for social workers in West Virginia. The scope of practice includes:
A master’s degree in social work coming from an accredited social work program by the Council on Social Work Education or CSWE is required for this license. Here you can find all schools offering social work degree programs in West Virginia.
Qualification for the LCSW level requires applicants to complete two years of post-master social work practice.
You need to take and pass the advanced generalist level state social work examination to qualify for LCSW. Visit the ASWB website to find more information on the test and register.
The application process for LCSW in West Virginia requires you to: