ASWB Exam Moves to PSI

ASWB Exam Moves to PSI

November 27, 2023  |  aswb

The ASWB is moving exam operations from Pearson to PSI starting at the beginning of 2024. If you've recently signed up to take the exam, you know this already.



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Systems and Ecological Perspectives and Theories

Systems and Ecological Perspectives and Theories

October 3, 2023  |  aswb  |  knowledge

Here's another item from the HBSE section of the ASWB content outline: Systems and ecological perspectives and theories. Let's do a little learning and then top that off with a quick practice question.



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ASWB Exam Tips: Spotting Absolute Language

ASWB Exam Tips: Spotting Absolute Language

July 17, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

Remaining alert for absolute language is an essential test-taking strategy when taking the ASWB exam (or, really, any multiple-choice exam).



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How to Answer FIRST and NEXT Questions on the ASWB Exam

How to Answer FIRST and NEXT Questions on the ASWB Exam

July 10, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

When encountering first and next questions on the ASWB exam, it's important to approach them strategically to increase your chances of selecting the correct answer. Here are some tips on how to handle each.



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How to Analyze and Answer Multiple-Choice Questions

How to Analyze and Answer Multiple-Choice Questions

June 19, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

The ASWB exam consists of 170 multiple choice questions taken over four hours. Mastering the art of analyzing and answering multiple choice questions is crucial for success.



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Demystifying the ASWB Exam

Demystifying the ASWB Exam

June 16, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks  |  practice

The journey to becoming a licensed social worker involves successfully navigating the ASWB exam. It can be difficult to gather the basic information needed to understand what you’re in for when you sign up to take the test.



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Social Work Licensing Exam Study Tips and FAQs

Social Work Licensing Exam Study Tips and FAQs

June 13, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

Preparing for the social work license exam requires diligent study and strategic planning. To help you make the most of your preparation time, we have compiled a list of valuable studying tips and FAQs in one place here..



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What's the difference between the Masters and Clinical Exam?

What's the difference between the Masters and Clinical Exam?

June 3, 2023  |  aswb

The ASWB (Association of Social Work Boards) offers several levels of exams for social workers: the Masters exam and the Clinical exam are the ones taken the most often--around twenty thousand per year each.



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Making an ASWB Exam Study Plan

Making an ASWB Exam Study Plan

June 2, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

Creating a study plan for the ASWB exam helps you stay organized, set clear goals, and ensure efficient and effective preparation. It allows you to allocate time for each topic, track your progress, and identify areas that require more attention.



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ASWB FAQs Video

ASWB FAQs Video

May 23, 2023  |  aswb  |  video

New on SWTP's YouTube channel (you knew we had a YouTube channel, didn't you?), answers to some common, essential questions about the ASWB exam. Included: How do I register? How long is the test? How long till I get results?



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Why Get Licensed?

Why Get Licensed?

May 22, 2023  |  aswb

Passing the ASWB exam and getting licensed takes time, money, motivation, and dedication--in other words, it's a hassle. Is it all worth it?  In a word: yes.



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Your Questions About the ASWB Exam

Your Questions About the ASWB Exam

May 5, 2023  |  aswb

Here’s a list of questions that Google lists out when you search for social work exam practice–questions, we assume, that people regularly ask on the search engine. We’ve answered them all here to save you unnecessary clicking.



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How long should you study for the ASWB exam?

How long should you study for the ASWB exam?

May 4, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

The ASWB exam is a crucial milestone for social workers. One of the most common questions that social workers planning to take the exam ask is a simple one: How long should I study for the ASWB exam? The question is simpler than the answer.



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Free ASWB Exam Practice

Free ASWB Exam Practice

May 4, 2023  |  aswb  |  practice

Between the ASWB exam fees and prep program fees, the cost of getting licensed can be overwhelming. Happily, there are lots of free resources on the web to help you get ready to pass the social work licensing exam.



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Top Mistakes to Avoid on the ASWB Exam

Top Mistakes to Avoid on the ASWB Exam

May 1, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

The ASWB exam is a vital milestone in a social work career. But the exam can be a daunting experience--even the most well-prepared test takers can make mistakes that can hinder their performance.



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Should You Change Your Answers on the Social Work Licensing Exam?

Should You Change Your Answers on the Social Work Licensing Exam?

April 19, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

You're done answering all the questions on the ASWB exam. But you've got a sinking feeling about several of your responses. Should you change your answers? The answer to that: It depends. Research on answer changing in multiple-



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ASWB Exam FAQs

ASWB Exam FAQs

April 12, 2023  |  aswb

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) administers social work licensing exams at all levels in the U.S. and Canada. Have questions about how it all works? We've got answers! Where do I go to register for the ASWB exam?



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How long should I prepare for the ASWB exam?

How long should I prepare for the ASWB exam?

April 4, 2023  |  tips and tricks  |  aswb

ASWB exam preparation isn’t a one-size-fits-all endeavor. The amount of time you need to study will vary depending on a variety of factors – your level of experience, knowledge of the material, and study habits.



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Managing ASWB Exam Day Anxiety

Managing ASWB Exam Day Anxiety

March 27, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

The ASWB exam is a natural source of anxiety for many social workers. It's big, it's expensive, and it's not particularly easy. But you can pass it. Learn the material, run practice tests, take some simple steps to  manage your test anxiety--



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Common Myths and Misconceptions about the ASWB Exam

Common Myths and Misconceptions about the ASWB Exam

March 20, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

Ready to pass the ASWB exam? Go in with a clear understanding of what's expected (and not expected) of you on exam day.



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Managing Your Time on the ASWB Exam - Tips and Tricks

Managing Your Time on the ASWB Exam - Tips and Tricks

March 13, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

One of the most common challenges that social work exam takers face is how to manage their time and pace themselves on the ASWB exam. The exam consists of 170 multiple-choice questions that you have to answer in four hours.



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The ASWB Exam: Before, During, and After

The ASWB Exam: Before, During, and After

February 27, 2023  |  aswb  |  exam day  |  less stress

The ASWB exam aims to test your knowledge of key concepts and skills necessary to practice social work effectively.



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Why Practice Tests?

Why Practice Tests?

February 20, 2023  |  aswb  |  materials

With a dizzying variety of ways to prepare for the social work licensing exam--content-focused books, video tutorials, live workshops, flash cards, etc.--



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What to Expect on Exam Day:  A Guide to the ASWB Testing Process

What to Expect on Exam Day: A Guide to the ASWB Testing Process

February 16, 2023  |  aswb

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam is big and difficult, and, if you want to be licensed, unavoidable (in most states). It is natural to feel nervous and unsure of what to expect on exam day.



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10 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Studying for the ASWB Exam

10 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Studying for the ASWB Exam

February 15, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

Studying for the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam can be a challenging and overwhelming process, but it is, like it or not, the next step in your licensing journey.



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How Do I Pass the ASWB Exam?

How Do I Pass the ASWB Exam?

February 14, 2023  |  aswb  |  tips and tricks

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam is the last thing that stands between most social workers and their desired social work license.



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Common Questions About the ASWB Exam, Part II

Common Questions About the ASWB Exam, Part II

February 13, 2023  |  aswb

What is the format of the ASWB exam? The ASWB exam is a computer-based test consisting of 170 multiple-choice questions. Of the 170 questions, 150 are scored, and 20 are unscored pretest items. How much time is allowed for the ASWB exam?



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Common Questions About the ASWB Exam

Common Questions About the ASWB Exam

February 2, 2023  |  aswb

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam the final step to becoming a licensed social worker. Here are some common questions that candidates ask about the exam: What is the format of the ASWB exam? The ASWB exam consists of 170 multiple-



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5 Tips for Success on the Social Work Licensing Exam

5 Tips for Success on the Social Work Licensing Exam

December 19, 2022  |  aswb

Our guest blogger today is Open AI's ChatGPT.  Ask for a blog post, get a blog post. Only the lightest editing required. Yikes! If you're preparing to take the social work licensing exam, it can be a stressful and daunting process.



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How’s Your School at Preparing Social Workers for the ASWB Exam?

How’s Your School at Preparing Social Workers for the ASWB Exam?

December 12, 2022  |  aswb

Ever wondered how graduated from your MSW program tend to do on the social work licensing exam? The ASWB has answers. Here's a page that allows you to search by school - a multi-page pdf report is generated.



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Exam Rescheduling

Exam Rescheduling

April 27, 2020  |  aswb

UPDATE: Exam administration has moved from Pearson to PSI Exams. Pearson will begin allowing people to reschedule their postponed exams soon ("On May 1st, if conditions allow."). From the Pearson site: Q.When can I reschedule my exam? A.



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Exam Cancellations

Exam Cancellations

March 30, 2020  |  aswb

UPDATE: Exam administration has moved to PSI Exams. The coronavirus pandemic has shut down social work exam testing just like it's shut down everything else. When will you be able to finally take the exam?



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ASWB Exam Practice Question – A Client Suddenly Becomes Enraged…

ASWB Exam Practice Question – A Client Suddenly Becomes Enraged…

July 1, 2019  |  practice  |  aswb

Here's a free practice question for the social work licensing exam. See how you do: During a meeting with a social worker, a client suddenly becomes enraged.



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ASWB Exam Practice Walk-Through: Social Worker Psych Ward Burnout

ASWB Exam Practice Walk-Through: Social Worker Psych Ward Burnout

June 24, 2019  |  aswb  |  DSM  |  practice  |  video

A new ASWB exam practice question video walk-through. This one's about social worker burnout.



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SWTP Practice Tests Updated for 2018!

SWTP Practice Tests Updated for 2018!

January 2, 2018  |  aswb  |  ethics

Happy New Year! It's 2018! It's the year you get licensed! With the new year comes the new NASW Code of Ethics and the new ASWB content blueprints. Both kicked in for social workers and exam preppers on 1/1/18. SWTP is ready for them both!



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Coming Soon: ASWB Content Outline Changes

Coming Soon: ASWB Content Outline Changes

October 23, 2017  |  aswb

It will be a busy autumn for us at SWTP. Along with updating exams to reflect NASW Code of Ethics changes, we'll be making sure all practice tests reflect changes to the ASWB content outlines. What does this mean for you? Very little.



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LMSW Exam Prep

LMSW Exam Prep

October 21, 2013  |  aswb  |  materials  |  flash cards

Future Licensed Master Social Workers, the web is here to help! Passing the LMSW exam doesn't have to feel like some impossible stunt. Your exam prep doesn't have to wear you out or empty your wallet.



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Social Work Licensing Boards (and Social Media)

Social Work Licensing Boards (and Social Media)

December 30, 2012  |  aswb

Here's a basic recently posted by the ASWB on their Facebook page:  A state-by-state listing of Social Work Regulatory Boards.  Links get you to the starting line where you can figure out local licensing requirements and test details.



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Studying for the Social Work Exam

Studying for the Social Work Exam

December 13, 2012  |  aswb  |  knowledge

Or just check out this best ways to study for the social work exam list: Start early. The earlier you start studying, the more time you will have to cover the material and the less stressed you will feel. Create a study schedule.



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Pass the ASWB Exam Without Reading the Questions?

Pass the ASWB Exam Without Reading the Questions?

December 12, 2012  |  aswb

Can you pass the ASWB exam reading just the answers, not the questions?



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DSM-V and the Social Work Exam

DSM-V and the Social Work Exam

December 3, 2012  |  bbs  |  aswb  |  DSM

It's official, DSM-5 has been approved.  Big changes are summarized at the link.  What's this mean for the social work licensing exam?  For the moment, not too much.



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ASWB Clinical Exam Q&A

ASWB Clinical Exam Q&A

November 20, 2012  |  aswb

From The New Social Worker, " 10 Questions About the ASWB Exams" asked of ASWB's Executive Director.  Here's question number six: A commonly asked question from social work faculty in Michigan: We think there is an over-



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The ASWB Exam

The ASWB Exam

November 9, 2012  |  aswb

You can get past the ASWB exam.  On their site, the ASWB tries to make it easier.  Among the overwhelming number of links they provide, some essential standouts: The ASWB Candidate Handbook ASWB Clinical Exam Content Outline An anxiety-



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ASWB Exam Changes

ASWB Exam Changes

January 8, 2011  |  aswb

A handful of not-all-that-significant-sounding changes to the ASWB exam are detailed on the ASWB FAQ page (at aswb.org). How has the ASWB exam changed over the years? Many ways, many time.



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Inside the ASWB Exam

Inside the ASWB Exam

October 21, 2009  |  aswb

What's on the ASWB exam? One way to get a handle on it: read the application to be an exam item writer, which you may or may not be able to track down on aswb.org--sometimes it's there, sometime's it's not.



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ASWB Exam

ASWB Exam

October 15, 2009  |  aswb

Now, having gotten licensed, I'm turning my attention to helping others get through their state exam. In CA, it's two exams--standard plus vignette. For the rest of the country and Canada, it's one exam, administered by the ASWB.



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