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Social Work Exam Prep Quiz

Social Work Exam Prep Quiz

October 2, 2009  |  quiz  |  practice  |  ethics

Tinkering with ProProfs with a Hepworth, Rooney, and Larsen on my lap, came up with a few questions. May add more.  UPDATE: More were added. Get complete social work exam practice tests here.



quiz  |  practice  |  ethics



Licensed!

Licensed!

September 26, 2009  |  meta

The BBS said "allow 30 days." It took less than a week. Tested Monday, licensed Friday! How to celebrate when you get licesned? Some ideas (good for any big milestone): Throw a party: Gather your friends and family for a celebration.



meta



"Extra Knowledge"

"Extra Knowledge"

September 26, 2009  |  meta

Had concerns that some posts might be creating unnecessary anxiety in test preppers by labeling as "knowledge" some obscure, deep cut social work facts, giving the impression that the test is impossible.



meta



How to Get Your LCSW

How to Get Your LCSW

September 23, 2009  |  meta  |  misc  |  tips and tricks

...in a bunch of not-necessarily-easy--but doable--steps. I remember as I was first looking into the profession, nothing spelled out this process in a way that made much sense. Degree--which? Internships--what? Study--how? Hopefully this will help.



meta  |  misc  |  tips and tricks



PASSED! Call me an LCSW!

PASSED! Call me an LCSW!

September 21, 2009  |  success stories  |  passed the ASWB exam  |  LCSW

Vignette done and done. Call me LCSW (but wait till the BBS cashes my check). Done! What's it feel like? Relief. Excitement. More relief. A sense of pride. Then more relief. Exam done, weekly study time suddenly wiped from the calendar.



success stories  |  passed the ASWB exam  |  LCSW



Mailbag: Exam Day

Mailbag: Exam Day

September 21, 2009  |  exam day  |  mailbag

From my gmail inbox: Hi, I've been reading your blog while studying for the LCSW written exam and wanted to first of all say that I appreciate all the useful information, resources, and reading about your trials and tribulations.



exam day  |  mailbag



Social Work Podcast: Theories/Practice

Social Work Podcast: Theories/Practice

August 31, 2009  |  audio

A new Social Work Podcast is up. [This one] looks at the relationship between theory and clinical social work practice...



audio



Acceptance and Test Anxiety

Acceptance and Test Anxiety

August 18, 2009  |  less stress  |  audio

One route through test (or other) anxiety: accepting it. Worry is just part of the package. For acceptance assistance, check out the guided meditations and other ACT-based mindfulness materials at Live Mindfully. Just tried a twelve-



less stress  |  audio



Vignette Exam Practice: Kevin, Question Three

Vignette Exam Practice: Kevin, Question Three

August 11, 2009  |  practice  |  vignette  |  ethics

A law and ethics question. My answer and explanation are in comments. On the exam (or at least on practice questions I've seen), questions may ask exclusively about law or ethics. Different answers, so heads up.



practice  |  vignette  |  ethics



Vignette Exam Practice: Kevin, Question Four

Vignette Exam Practice: Kevin, Question Four

August 11, 2009  |  practice  |  vignette

Last question of the bunch: barriers to treatment.In your first meeting with Kevin, 47, he tells you that he's been "feeling funny" lately, having trouble getting up in the morning, sleeping "too much.



practice  |  vignette





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