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Safety First

Safety First

February 25, 2009  |  tips and tricks

Here's another oft-repeated rule of thumb that bears repeating:  What the board is testing for is basic competence.  That means that if you become licensed, they want to be sure you will do no harm. How do they test for this?



tips and tricks



Testing: MMPI

Testing: MMPI

February 22, 2009  |  extra knowledge

Questions I keep missing on the practice tests: stuff about psych testing. Never learned it at school, don't use it at work. Have to go from scratch. Does this mean anything to you?



extra knowledge



Wisdom of the Licensed I

Wisdom of the Licensed I

February 22, 2009  |  tips and tricks

There's probably a licensed person or two kicking around in your life somewhere. Your supervisor, for one. How'd they get there? How'd they get through the test?



tips and tricks



Wisdom of the Licensed II

Wisdom of the Licensed II

February 22, 2009  |  tips and tricks

More pearls from licensed folk: If a question has cultural markers ("Your client is an Asian-Ameican who..."), then you are being tested on cultural competence.



tips and tricks



Wisdom of the Licensed III

Wisdom of the Licensed III

February 22, 2009  |  tips and tricks

This from a PsyD: The questions on the practice tests are the same as the ones on the exam. Run the practice questions over and over and over...and over. It's worth it. On exam day, you'll know the questions, you'll know the answers.



tips and tricks



Flash Cards: "Intro Psych"

Flash Cards: "Intro Psych"

February 19, 2009  |  flash cards

Another good set of flash cards, this one covering many bases in 109 cards--from Piaget to CNS to stats. See also lots and lots of social work exam flash cards including a set (labelled "Teacher") taking a handful of content areas topic by topic.



flash cards



Revolution

Revolution

February 18, 2009  |  meta

Join the Social Work Test Prep revolution! @ facebook @ instagram @ twitter @ pinterest See you there. This post first went up when SWTP was just beginning--a blogspot-



meta



New Social Work Podcast

New Social Work Podcast

February 17, 2009  |  audio

The SWP's back in business with an interview posted yesterday: "Social Work With Immigrants." Good stuff to know.  (Also at iTunes.



audio



Quiz: Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development

Quiz: Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development

February 16, 2009  |  knowledge  |  quiz  |  video

Quick quiz: Name the three levels in Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development (via  Wikipedia). Answer in Comments. Level 1: ______________1. Obedience and punishment orientation(How can I avoid punishment?)2. Self-



knowledge  |  quiz  |  video



Flash Cards: Developmental Stages

Flash Cards: Developmental Stages

February 16, 2009  |  flash cards

Brush up on your Piaget, Erikson, and Freud.  Example: Piaget's infancy and toddlerhood developmental stage Turn over the card...Sensorimotor Stage Erikson's Infancy developmental stage  Turn over the card...Trust vs Mistrust  And on from there...



flash cards





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