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Continuing Education Approval Program

In response to the New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners’ decision to refer applicants requesting approval of courses for continuing education credit to other approving entities, the National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey Chapter (NASW-NJ) is pleased to launch our Continuing Education Approval Program.  In accordance with the statutes and regulations as put forth by the same, 13:44G-6.4 (b) 2: “Attendance at programs or courses approved by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)” is an acceptable source of continuing education credits and credit-hour calculations with respect to social work licensees and certificate holders.

Through the NASW-NJ CE APPROVAL PROGRAM, sponsors who offer quality, cutting-edge, relevant courses to social work professionals will have a reputable, reliable and efficient organization review their course proposals.



  • Efficient, 90-day processing time.
    NASW-NJ will process your application in 90 days or less!  We are committed to ensuring that you meet your deadlines in terms of advertisment,  contract commitments, etc.  So, we request that you submit your application for review at least ninety (90) days prior to each program. Once your application has been submitted, you can rest assured we will contact you immediately after a decision has been made.
  • Competitive Rates.
    Our application fees are competitively priced!  An initial application will cost you $125, however, there are other incentives such as utilizing a social worker consultant for a 20% discount and submitting multiple applications at one time that are beneficial to your bottom line.  In addition, if there are no significant changes in presenter or in the course materials, we offer you the option of renewing your approval for a discounted rate rather than paying the initial rate. Click here for the schedule of fees. 
  • Completely Electronic Process.
    All of our application materials are available online!  Additionally, our submission process is completely electronic!  This feature saves you time and money.  No need to call the office or wait until office hours to contact someone to mail you an application, you can access an application and the answers you need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!  You will notice the menu at right is easily accessible and will assist you in every step of the process.   


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(Please allow 48 hours for follow-up)












*REVISED September 2013*

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