Social Work Supervision FAQ:

(from Board of Social Work website

Q: What are the supervision and postgraduate experience  requirements that need to be met to become a licensed independent social  worker? 

  • Complete a minimum of 3,600 hours of post graduate social work  experience and 90 hours of supervision which has been accumulated over  no more than a 60-month period and cannot be completed in less than two  years.  
  • At least one hour of supervision must be documented for every 40 hours worked. 

Q: How do I document the supervision and post graduate social work experience hours?

  • The supervisor(s) must fill out the appropriate form and submit directly to the Board Office.  
  • This information is listed on pages 5 and 6 of the Application for Licensure.  
  • A separate form should be submitted by each supervisor  (from Board of Social Work website)



Supervision_General_Directions_and_Application (pdf)



Below is a list of approved supervisors with practice area to help you find the right fit. 

(NASW-NM does not endorse any supervisor--- these are  paid listings).

If you have taken the NASW-NM Supervision class, are approved through the NM Board of Social Work, and would like to be added to the list, fill out the "Supervision listing form" below.

NASW-NM_Website_Supervision_Listing_11.28.18 (xlsx)


Supervision listing form (docx)