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