For active regular licensed social workers in good standing that have retired from full-time social work practice and have at least twenty years social work experience. Emeritus licensees are exempt from continuing education requirements and pay a reduced renewal fee. Emeritus licensees may perform social work up to twenty hours per week.
To apply for Emeritus Status:
Download, complete, and return the form listed below.
*Not available to Temporary Licensed Social Workers.
Application for Special Status Privileges (PDF)
Completed applications must be mailed to the Board office:
WV Board of Social Work
PO Box 5459
Charleston, WV 25361