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Apply for AMHSW status

Please note: Applications for Accreditation as a Mental Health Social Worker must be made using the criteria and application form which was updated in 2016.

Eligibility requirements

To apply for AMHSW status you need to provide the following evidence:

Before you apply

If these do not answer your questions, please contact the mental health team for more information.

How to apply

Applications for Accreditation as a Mental Health Social Worker must now be made on the criteria and application form and in accordance with the Practice Standards for Mental Health Social Workers.

If your AMHSW status has lapsed, please complete this form:

Application forms

AMHSW Criteria and application form

Application for reinstatement of AMHSW status

Referee statement form

How to submit your application

To minimise processing delays, please ensure your application is complete before submitting it. Submit your application via email, post or online.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers