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Social Work Continuing Education

All CE applications, supporting documents, and correspondence can be conveniently emailed to If a payment is required, the payment can be mailed separately to MBOE, PO Box 4508, Jackson, MS  39296-4508. Please make payments payable by cashier's check, business check, or money order to the pay of MBOE. Please be sure to check RECCENT NEWS on the HOME PAGE periodically as we are in the process of obtaining a system to allow payments to be processed online.

With the implementation of LARS, the system will not accept 15 minute increments (.25, .75) accurately without rounding it up to the nearest # # #; therefore, when creating your agenda, please be mindful that sessions should be done in 30 minutes or 1 hour increments.  

Please be sure to read the CE Guide (directly below) PRIOR to sending in an application. 

Social Work Continuing Education Guide for CE Providers

Social Work Approved Continuing Education

Continuing Education Guidelines for Social Workers

Designated Providers for Social Work Continuing Education

Designated Provider Status Application - This form is currently being revised and will be available after January 1, 2023.

Designated Provider Report of Continuing Education Offering Form

This form provides a record of each upcoming continuing education session sponsored by Designated Providers and offered to Mississippi Social Workers. Designated Providers should complete the form and submit it to the Board at least thirty (30) days prior to the session so that information can be posted on the BOE website.

Application for Pre-Approval of Social Work Continuing Education Program Credit

Application for prior approval of workshops, staff development, individual activity, self directed learning projects, or other categories requiring prior approval must be made to the Board in writing using the Application for Continuing Education Program Pre-Approval Form. The Social Work Continuing Education Committee (SWCEC) must review all continuing education activities for approval, except for those of the designated providers. All applications for review should be received by the Board Office by the 10th of the month prior to the month in which the event will be held. Retroactive approvals will not be considered by SWCEC after any provider offering.

 Checklist for Audit of CE Presentations

This checklist is meant to assist presenters to prepare for audit of their past presentations. It can be used as a quality control measure for presenters to ensure that they are producing well-rounded programs that meet high standards.