Social Work Licensure in Tennessee
With the Mississippi River forming its western border and the Appalachian Mountains dominating its eastern side, Tennessee is nestled into the middle of the Southeastern US. Famous for its music including the legendary birthplace of the Blues, Beale street in Memphis all showing Tennessee to have a rich history and culture. In addition to its natural beauty and history, Tennessee is also a great state to start your licensed Social Work career in. It is important to remember that there can always be updates or changes to a state’s rules and regulations. Remember, that the best way to stay informed with current regulations is the state’s website on licensure. Here is the website for the State of Tennessee:
There are four different kinds of social work licenses in Tennessee: Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Licensed Advanced Practice Social Worker (LAPSW).