The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) is seeking Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) to write questions for the licensing examinations used in the United States.  The Board of Behavioral Sciences (Board) uses the ASWB Clinical Examination for licensure in California.

The Board encourages California LCSWs to apply. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2020.

Our offices are now open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you need to renew your existing license, would like to apply for a new license, or make changes to your information, we strongly encourage you to log onto your BreEZe account at If you would like to file a complaint, we strongly encourage you to do so by visiting

If you wish to help during this pandemic and need to reactivate your license, please click here.

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  • All Californians are able to access the highest quality mental health services.

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Board and Committee meetings are open to the public. The Board actively encourages and promotes public participation at its meetings. Active participation by all the Board's constituents is critical to the success of the Board's mission. We hope to see you soon.

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