Become a Social Worker in Delaware

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Disclaimer: Due to the rapidly changing nature of social work regulations, for the most up-to-date information on becoming a social worker in Delaware, contact the Delaware Social Work Licensing Board.

Delaware law recognizes one class of social workers: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). The requirements are as follows:


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Delaware LCSW

In order to become a licensed social work practitioner in Delaware, you will need to complete prerequisite coursework, examination requirements, and, in some cases, supervised work requirements. Also, certain levels of social work in (Delaware can only be reached after earning a Master of Social Work. We are committed to keeping updated information on Delaware social work licensure policies available to you.

Disclaimer: There may be additional methods of certification that have not been covered here. Please contact your state social work licensing department for more information. Last updated 05/11/2016.

Delaware Social Work Salary

Delaware Social Work Salary
Delaware Social Work Career Average Social Worker Salary
Child, Family and School Social Workers $38,370
Medical and Public Health Social Workers $51,610
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $51,920
All other Social Workers $62,170
Salary Increase from BSW to MSW +$9,000
Disclaimer: Social Worker Salary information is taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Information about social worker salaries in Delaware is subject to change. Please confirm salary information with your state before applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 03/30/2016.

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