Wis. Stat. § 440.08 (2), the required renewal date for the Advanced Practice Social Worker credential is 02/28/odd years. Should you receive your initial credential in the months leading up to this date, you are still required to renew your license by the statutorily defined date.
An applicant for permanent licensure may apply for a temporary license at the same time.
- The temporary license may be issued to an individual who pays the required fee and meets all the qualifications for the permanent license except for passing the required national examination.
- The temporary license expires upon notification of successful completion of the national examination or expiration of the 9-month period, whichever is earlier.
Contact ASWB to register for the national exam at
www.aswb.org/exam-candidates/exam-registration/. (Applicants have the option of taking the national exam prior to graduation.) The examination for this level is called the ASWB Masters Examination (formerly the Intermediate Examination). ASWB Examination Candidate Handbook
Applicants for licensure must have received a master's degree in social work from a program accredited by, or a pre-accreditation program of, the
Council on Social Work Education or a doctoral degree in social work.
Application for Licensure
|1992||Application for Advanced Practice Social Worker (must complete supervised work experience section on page 2 of Form #1992)|
|1978||Certificate of Professional Education (this form must be sent to DSPS directly from your school)|
|2672||Documentation of Clinical Field Placement or Supervised Clinical Social Work Experience For Clinical Social Worker License (If you wish to have your degree pre-approved for the licensed clinical level, you must complete this form and submit to DSPS. A transcript is also needed for review and must be sent directly from your school)|
|2829||Malpractice Suits or Claims Form (If applicable)|
|2252||Convictions and Pending Charges|
|3071||Fax Payment Form|
Application for Substance Abuse Specialty
|2711||Application for Substance Abuse Specialty Authorization|
|2712||Affidavit Regarding Supervised Experience for Substance Abuse Specialty Authorization|
|2714||Substance Abuse Specialty Authorization Education and Training Form (for master degree applicants)|
|2713||Substance Abuse Specialty Authorization Education and Training Form (for bachelor degree applicants)|