Karen Magruder, LCSW-S

Please join Professor Karen Magruder, LCSW-S, for an updated (January 2022) information session on the social work licensing process in Texas.


Topics include:


  • Why Get Licensed?
  • Types of Licenses in Texas
  • LBSW & LMSW Processes
  • LCSW Process
  • Exam Info
  • Other Practice Recognitions
  • Criminal History
  • License Reciprocity
  • Renewal/CEUs
  • Contacting the Board


Social Work Licensing in Texas

LBSW, LMSW, and LCSW Process for Licensure

LCSW Process

Join Professor Karen Magruder, LCSW-S, for an introduction to the Licensed Clinical Social Work process in Texas.

In this video, you'll learn:

  • What's an LCSW and Why Pursue it?
  • Getting Started: The Right Job and Supervisor
  • Hours and Supervision Requirements
  • Types of Supervision
  • Exam Info
  • CEUs

Becoming an LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Work Supervision Process in Texas

NASW Code of Ethics


In this video, Professor Karen Magruder, LCSW-S, presents an overview of social work ethics based on the updated (2021) NASW Code of Ethics. 

NASW Code of Ethics 2021 Update

Social Work Ethics Overview

Jobs in Social Work


In this video, Professor Karen Magruder, LCSW-S, introduces social work students to the many types of jobs in micro and macro social work practice. 

Social Work Careers

Types of Social Work Jobs

Job Interviewing Prep


Please join Professor Karen Magruder, LCSW-S, as she offers tips to prepare for job interviews and covers common interview questions.

Job Interview Prep

Tips for Interviewing with Common Interview Questions