Licensure Rules/Law

Georgia Composite Board of
Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists

Georgia Licensure Continuing Education Requirements:

5 ethics hours (ethics hours must be obtained in person)
15 core hours
15 related or core hours
total = 35 hours per 2-year licensure cycle

Continuing Education Information
is addressed in Chapter 135-9-.01 of the Rules



TeleMental Health Information
(adopted September 2015; effective October 7, 2015)
information is addressed in Chapter 135-11-.01


 Supervision Information
is addressed in the rules for licensure

Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW): 135-5-.03 of the Rules

 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW):  135-50.04 of the Rules


Georgia Social Work Licensure Law can be found on the Secretary of State web site,_Soc._Workers_Marriage_And_Family_Therapists_43-10A.pdf