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Detailed Information for : Social Worker, Advanced Practice
Certification required for a person to perform or evaluate and intervene in complex difficulties in psychosocial functioning. Intervention plans may include psychosocial evaluation, counseling of individuals, families, and groups; referral to community resources; advocacy; and facilitation of organizational change to meet social needs.  
License Type:
Two years. Renewal due date is June 30 of each odd-numbered year.  
Valid Wisconsin credential or license (see initial application information).  
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Renewal notice is mailed 6 weeks before the renewal due date. For example, you receive a renewal notice on May 15 (of an odd-numbered year) to be renewed by deadline date of June 30 (of an odd-numbered year). Special renewal requirements are listed on the back of the renewal form.  
Wisconsin Statutes:
Social Worker, Advanced Practice Credential
Examining Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Counselors

Statutory requirements for credential (Chapter 457).

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For additional assistance with business-related license, permit and registration information, visit the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at or phone them at 608-263-7680.