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Methods to assess organizational functioning (e.g., agency assessments)

Methods to assess organizational functioning (e.g., agency assessments)

February 7, 2024  |  knowledge  |  practice

Agency and community questions seem to have grabbed a greater portion of social work licensing exam questions than they once claimed. The ASWB exam content outline has had those topics all along.



knowledge  |  practice



The characteristics of perpetrators of abuse, neglect, and exploitation

The characteristics of perpetrators of abuse, neglect, and exploitation

February 5, 2024  |  knowledge

The ASWB exam content outline walk-through continues. This time: The characteristics of perpetrators of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. You probably have a good sense of this without reading up. But let's explore.



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Methods to obtain sensitive information (e.g., substance abuse, sexual abuse)

Methods to obtain sensitive information (e.g., substance abuse, sexual abuse)

February 2, 2024  |  knowledge

Next up in our tour of the ASWB exam content outline: Methods to obtain sensitive information (e.g., substance abuse, sexual abuse). This is good, essential social work material. The methods--listed below--



knowledge



Congruence and Genuineness in Psychotherapy

Congruence and Genuineness in Psychotherapy

February 1, 2024  |  knowledge  |  theory

Congruence and genuineness are essential concepts in person-centered therapy developed by Carl Rogers. These terms are often used interchangeably and are crucial for building a therapeutic relationship.



knowledge  |  theory



The principles and techniques for building and maintaining a helping relationship

The principles and techniques for building and maintaining a helping relationship

January 31, 2024  |  knowledge

Forging through the ASWB exam content outline, we get to: The principles and techniques for building and maintaining a helping relationship. This is the basics. Building rapport, keeping rapport. How do you do it?



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The principles and processes of obtaining informed consent

The principles and processes of obtaining informed consent

January 29, 2024  |  knowledge  |  ethics

Back for more ASWB exam outline exploration. Next up: The principles and processes of obtaining informed consent. Let's dive in.



knowledge  |  ethics



Basic and applied research design and methods

Basic and applied research design and methods

January 26, 2024  |  knowledge

This topic--research design--I don't made appearance in my MSW classes. Did it in yours? It doesn't seem terribly likely to show up on the licensing exam. But it's in the ASWB exam content outline, so, just in case, let's review.



knowledge



The principles and features of objective and subjective data

The principles and features of objective and subjective data

January 24, 2024  |  knowledge  |  practice

The ASWB exam content outline keeps on going, and we keep on digging in. This time: The principles and features of objective and subjective data. This one's pretty straightforward.



knowledge  |  practice



Discharge, aftercare, and follow-up planning

Discharge, aftercare, and follow-up planning

January 22, 2024  |  knowledge

Next up on our ASWB exam content outline tour: Discharge, aftercare, and follow-up planning. If you've worked at any of these, you know they're not so simple--something like juggling while balancing something on your head--



knowledge



Social Learning Theory

Social Learning Theory

January 17, 2024  |  knowledge  |  theory

Putting together the theories of human development a few posts ago, realized that we've somehow never posted about social learning theory here. Let's fix that and then take a look how this material may appear on the social work licensing exam.



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