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MAIL UPDATE: Starting March 15, 2024, we will no longer be accepting mail at the P.O. Box. Please send all mail to our physical address at 3700 North Classen Boulevard, Ste 162, Oklahoma City, OK 73118.

Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers

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To safeguard the welfare of the public of the State of Oklahoma by establishing, promoting and enforcing high standards of practice for licensed social workers.


To have strong public awareness of social work practices within the state. To maintain high standards that reflect best practice in the profession of social work. To ensure that qualified professionals are available to the citizens of Oklahoma.


  • To be responsive to the needs of the potential licensees. The OSBLSW strives to process an application for licensure within a reasonable amount of time.
  • To be committed to protecting the public from the aberrant practices of any licensed social work professional.
  • To be sensitive to the complaints concerning a professional licensed by the agency. Complaints in any form and from any source will be reviewed, acknowledged, and adjudicated with due process to a conclusion within a reasonable period of time.
  • To perform the responsibilities of this board with integrity and professionalism.


Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers
3700 Classen Blvd.
Suite 162
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

James Marks
(405) 521-3712

Jinna Dreessen
(405) 521-3715

Fax (405) 521-3713

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Last Modified on Apr 04, 2024
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