Obtaining Your Social Work License in Washington p.2: Choosing a Track
Washington has two tracks for licenses: Advanced License, and Independent License. Both tracks require first obtaining an associate license (see my post about that here). Before obtaining your associate, you need to decide which track to pursue.
Here’s the difference:
I recommend simply getting your LICSW. It’s more versatile and is useful in every setting, while the LASW is very limited. If you want more information on the differences, the first page of this document has the best descriptions I’ve found.
Alright, once you know what you want to do, go back to Part 1 and start your application. Let me know if you have any questions. I’ll help you out.