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      Advanced Social Worker in Gerontology(ASWG)
      Certification Description
      Social workers who hold the ASWG have: NASW membership in good standing; An MSW degree from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE); Documented no less than two (2) years (equivalent of 3,000 hours) of experience working with older adults under social work supervision; Completed twenty (20) contact hours of continuing education relevant to work with older adults; Provided approved documentation of social work supervision; Provided a reference from a social work colleague;
      One of the following: ACSW, current state master's-level or advanced generalist-level license, or passing score on the ASWB (Association of Social Work Boards) master's-level or advanced generalist-level exam; and Agreed to adhere to the NASW Code of Ethics, the NASW Standards for Social Work Services in Long-Term Care Facilities, and the NASW Standards for Continuing Professional Education, and are subject to the NASW adjudication process.
      Certifying Organization
      National Association of Social Workers
      https://www.socialworkers.org/
      Certification Details
      • More than two years of education or training after high school required?    Yes
      • More than two years of work experience required?    Yes
      • Oral or Written Exam Required?    Yes
      • Renewal Required?    Every 2 Year(s)
      • Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?    Yes
      • Renew through Re-Examination?    No
      • Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)?    No
      • Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?    No
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