Social Worker Resources

Arizona Licensure

About Licensure
Social Workers in the state of Arizona are regulated by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners (BBHE). The Arizona licensure law is a "practice act" that restricts the practice of psychotherapy to behavioral health professionals licensed at the highest level. In the case of social work, the independent level is LCSW.

Levels of Licensure: Click the links to learn more!
LBSW -- Licensed Bachelor Social Worker
LMSW -- Licensed Master Social Worker
LCSW -- Licensed Clinical Social Worker
To learn about licensure by endorsement see the rules R4-6-304

Helpful Documents and Links
BBHE Website
Licensure Requirements, Resource Guides and Applications
Licensure Laws and Rules
Social Work License Map

Test Prep

Application Fees
Issuance Fees
Temporary License
ASWB Masters Exam Fee