The Board of Social Work Examiners reviews applicants' credentials and licenses social workers in the
state. The board licenses three levels of social workers: (1) licensed baccalaureate social workers; (2)
licensed master social workers; and (3) licensed independent social workers, in clinical practice or
advanced practice. In addition, the Board qualifies Licensed Independent Social Workers as Supervisors in
clinical or advanced practice. It investigates complaints and disciplines when necessary.
SC LLR can assist you with examination information and materials, continuing education requirements and
opportunities, licensure applications and renewals, board information, and more.
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