Info on Licensure

The Maine Board of Social Work Licensure was established to regulate persons offering social work services to protect public health, safety and welfare. The board is also tasked with protecting the public from incompetent and unauthorized persons performing social work and ensuring high standards of practice are kept by social workers.

The primary responsibilities of the Board are to evaluate qualifications, to supervise examinations of applicants, to grant licenses to those who meet board requirements, to investigate complaints, and to take disciplinary action. The Board may also revoke or to refuse to renew any licenses after proper notice and hearing.

Maine Board of Social Worker Licensure

Information about the State of Maine Board of Social Work Licensure; including how to contact and relevant rules and laws to social work licensure. 

Maine State Licensure

Information regarding licensure of Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Licensed Social Worker Conditional (LSX), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Master Social Worker Conditional Clinical (LCSW-cc), and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

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