Utah Required CEU Clearinghouse

In Utah, there are two levels of social work licensing that require continuing education for license renewal.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Amount: 40 hours (40 CEUs) per 2-year licensing cycle

Licensing Cycle: October 1st to September 30th of even-numbered years

Required Topics: 6 hours in ethics; 2 hours in suicide prevention

Home Study Hours Allowed: 15 of the 40 per licensing cycle


Clinical Social Worker (CSW)/ Master of Social Work (MSW)

Amount: 20 hours (20 CEUs) per 2-year licensing cycle

Licensing Cycle: October 1st to September 30th of even-numbered years

Required Topics: 6 hours in ethics; 2 hours in suicide prevention

Home Study Hours Allowed: 8 of the 20 per licensing cycle


Social Service Worker (SSW)

Amount: 20 hours (20 CEUs) per 2-year licensing cycle

Licensing Cycle: October 1st to September 30th of even-numbered years

Required Topics: 6 hours in ethics; 2 hours in suicide prevention

Home Study Hours Allowed: 8 of the 20 per licensing cycle

Resources for Required CEUs

The Utah Chapter of NASW offers many in-person, home study, and online CEUs that meet the requirements for CEUs in ethics and suicide prevention. Below you will find online courses that fulfill these requirements. Check our calendar for events currently being offered.