Being a credentialed social worker shows one’s commitment for pursuing professional excellence. Social workers who want recognition for their professional achievements and who want to advance from generic practice to specialised practice come to the Hong Kong Academy of Social Work for their credentials.
Introduction
    Under the accreditation and credentialling programme, the Hong Kong Academy of Social Work (the Academy) accredits training courses and programmes offered by agencies or institutes, and credentials social workers meeting the requisite qualifications, experiences and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements.
Course Accreditation
    The course accreditation system gives accreditation to courses offered by agencies and training institutes, which meet the requirements of social work continuing professional development training.
Social Worker Credentialling
    The social worker credentialling system gives credentials to social workers meeting the requisite qualifications, experiences and CPD requirements to recognise their professional achievements.
Assessment Panel
    The Assessment Panel is responsible for reviewing and accrediting training courses, and for approving application for credentialling.
Application