$75/hour -Purchased in 3-hour increments
$85/hour-Purchased in 3-hour increments
Prospective Social Workers in Texas may also pursue the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) designation, which is the field’s highest credential. LCSW candidates must hold an MSW from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). LCSWs in Texas can practice independently and do not need to apply for IPR. Below are the steps for becoming an LCSW in Texas.
Before becoming an LCSW in Texas, candidates must gain relevant professional experience by working in a clinical setting with a supervisor who is a Board-approved LCSW.
In accordance with TBHEC regulations, this position must include key clinical duties, such as assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, including clinical therapy or psychotherapy. Candidates must complete at least 3,000 hours of clinical work and 100 supervised hours over 24-40 months.
If your supervisor changes during this period, you should submit a clinical supervision verification form documenting any work completed under the previous supervisor. You must also provide the board with a new supervision plan.
Apply for upgrade of licensure*
To begin supervision with me, you will need the following:
Statement of professional goals
Letter of permission to receive supervision outside your employer- The Board requires a letter on company/agency letterhead from your current supervisor at the job you will be using to obtain your clinical hours.
Signed job description on your agency’s letterhead.
2 professional references
Clinical supervision plan form