MASSACHUSETTS
Board of Registration of Social Workers
100 Cambridge St.
Room 1512
Boston, MA 02202
(617) 727-3073



LEVELS OF PRACTICE

Title

Initials

Education

Experience

AASSWB Exam Required

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

LICSW

DSW / MSW

3 yrs

Clinical

Licensed Certified Social Worker

LCSW

DSW / MSW

0
3 yrs POST

Intermediate

Licensed Social Worker

LSW

BSW or
BA or
1 yr college
or HS

0
2 yrs
1 yr
8 yrs

Basic
Basic
Basic
Basic

 Licensed Certified Social Worker

  LSWA

AA /BA

0

Basic


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