• Contact this program
    E-mail: lsw@hhsc.state.tx.us 
    Telephone: (512) 719-3521 or (800)232-3162

Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners Links

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

Applicants must pass a Board-approved competency examination administered by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB). For more information on exam content and to order study guides or exam center locations contact ASWB at https://www.aswb.org/exam-candidates/. You must be pre-approved by the board to sit for the exam. The exam cost $175.00 and must be paid directly to ASWB. For ADA or ESL accommodations regarding the national exam contact ASWB for assistance. A score of 70 is considered as passing in Texas.

Texas State Government

Professional Licensing and Certification Unit Home Page

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Texas Department of Aging and Disability (DADS) Services

Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS)

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

State of Texas Home Page

Other Links of Interest
External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to persons with disabilities.

School of Social in Texas - NASW/TX

State Organizations

National Organizations

PLC Resources for Mental Health Providers Page (contains links to relevant laws and rules)

Last updated May 18, 2017