Social Work ASWB Clinical Exam Guide, Second Edition

A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success

Author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826147143

Category: Education

Page: 384

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Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Written by a renowned social work educator, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam on the first attempt! Written by a renowned social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam! Reviewers applaud the book’s unique test-taking tips and strategies which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. A thorough review of the four content areas of the updated 2018 Clinical exam is provided. The 170-question practice test with explanations of the correct answers mirrors the actual exam in length and structure. This invaluable guide has been praised by social workers across the country as essential to passing the ASWB® Clinical Exam on the first attempt! Highlights include: Updated to reflect ASWB’s revised 2018 test blueprint used for test construction. Content available via an app in addition to the print version so test takers can study using multiple mediums. Written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her invaluable workshops. Provides a thorough content review of the four core areas of the updated 2018 Clinical examination: human development, diversity, and behavior in the environment; assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning; psychotherapy, clinical interventions, and case management; and professional values and ethics. Readers applaud the invaluable tips for how to read the questions, overcome test anxiety, avoid common pitfalls, and assess one’s learning style which help foster exam confidence. Begins with a self-assessment to help identify areas of strength and weakness. A full practice test with 170 questions that mirrors the actual ASWB® Clinical Exam in length, structure, and content, with detailed explanations of the correct answers. Identifies the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study. Questions are distinct from those in the author’s Social Work ASWB® Clinical Practice Test.

Social Work Aswb Clinical Exam Guide and Practice Test Set

A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success

Author: Dawn Apgar

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826172457

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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Students and social workers preparing for the social work clinical licensure exam will find an invaluable study resource in both the Social Work ASWB(R) Clinical Exam Guide and the Social Work ASWB(R) Clinical Practice Test.Written by a prominent social work leader and trainer for social work licensing exams in the United States, these materials are based on years of time-tested exam prep workshops conducted by the author. The guide is comprehensive yet focuses on the material most likely to be included on the exam, so readers can prioritize information as they study. A self-assessment section helps identify strengths and weaknesses before tackling the material. The author shares her extensive knowledge of the exam by providing useful test-taking strategies and tips for overcoming test anxiety. Content includes human development, human behavior in the environment, diversity, addictions, assessment and diagnosis, treatment planning, clinical interventions, case management, and professional values and ethics. The 170 questions contained in the full-length practice test with answers and rationales mirror the exam in length, structure, and content. These are unique questions, distinct from those in the author's companion study guide, that serve as a valuable diagnostic tool to improve exam success. With in-depth rationales and specific strategies for correctly answering each question, this resource helps social workers identify gaps in knowledge and errors in problem solving. Knowledge domains are grouped together so test-takers can identify the specific content area and competency being tested--a valuable asset for increasing understanding. In addition, the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) are identified for each question, so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study. Tips for reading the questions, avoiding common pitfalls, and other valuable test-taking strategies, including an assessment of learning styles, add to this book's value as a highly useful resource and diagnostic tool. ASWB is a registered service mark of the Association of Social Work Boards, which neither sponsors nor endorses this product.

Social Work ASWB Bachelors Practice Test

170 Questions to Identify Knowledge Gaps

Author: Dawn Apgar

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826147240

Category: Education

Page: 206

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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- Sample Question -- Answer -- Rationale -- Knowledge Area -- Recommendations for Using This Practice Test -- Share Social Work ASWB® Bachelors Practice Test: 170 Questions to Identify Knowledge Gaps, Second Edition -- 170-Question Diagnostic Practice Test -- Answer Key -- Answers With Analytic Rationales -- Evaluation of Results -- Appendix A: Content Areas, Competencies, and KSAs for the ASWB® Bachelors Examination -- Appendix B: Learning Styles -- Visual Learners -- Auditory Learners

Social Work Aswb Advanced Generalist Exam Guide, Second Edition

A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success

Author: Dawn Apgar

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826147172

Category: Education

Page: 502

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Updated to reflect ASWB's revised 2018 test blueprint used for test construction. Now with a free mobile & web app! Written by a renowned social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the ASWB(R) Advanced Generalist licensure exam! Reviewers applaud the book's unique test-taking tips and strategies, which are based on the author's extensive knowledge of the exam. A thorough review of the four content areas of the updated Advanced Generalist exam is provided. The 170-question practice test with explanations of the correct answers mirrors the actual exam in length and structure. This invaluable guide has been praised by social workers across the country as essential to passing the ASWB(R) Advanced Generalist Exam on the first attempt! HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: Updated to reflect ASWB's revised 2018 test blueprint used for test construction. Written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her invaluable workshops. Provides a thorough content review of the four core areas of the updated Advanced Generalist examination: human development, diversity, and behavior in the environment; intervention processes and techniques for use across systems; intervention processes and techniques for use with larger systems; and professional relationships, values, and ethics. Readers applaud the invaluable tips for how to read the questions, overcome test anxiety, avoid common pitfalls, and assess one's learning style, all of which help foster exam confidence. Begins with a self-assessment to help identify areas of strength and weakness. A full practice test with 170 questions that mirrors the actual ASWB(R) Advanced Generalist Exam in length, structure, and content, with detailed explanations of the correct answers. Identifies the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study. Questions are distinct from those in the author's Social Work ASWB(R) Advanced Generalist Practice Test.

Aswb Clinical Study Guide

Exam Review & Practice Test Questions for the Association of Social Work Boards Clinical Exam

Author: Aswb Clinical Exam Guide Prep Team

Publisher: Test Prep Books

ISBN: 9781628453904

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ASWB Clinical Study Guide: Exam Review & Practice Test Questions for the Association of Social Work Boards Clinical Exam Developed for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the ASWB Clinical Exam, this comprehensive study guide includes: -Quick Overview -Test-Taking Strategies -Introduction to the ASWB Clinical Exam -Human Development, Diversity, and Behavior in the Environment -Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning -Psychotherapy, Clinical Interventions and Case Management -Professional Ethics and Values -Practice Questions -Detailed Answer Explanations Each section of the test has a comprehensive review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the ASWB Clinical Exam. The practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them. Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Anyone planning to take the ASWB Clinical Exam should take advantage of the review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this study guide.

Aswb Clinical Exam Practice Questions

Aswb Practice Tests and Review for the Association of Social Work Boards Exam

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781621201588

Category: Social Science

Page: 99

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ASWB Clinical Exam Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the ASWB Clinical test. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. Our ASWB Clinical Exam Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our ASWB Clinical Exam Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.

Clinical Social Work Exam Practice Questions

ASWB Practice Tests and Review for the Association of Social Work Boards Exam

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781627332101

Category: Social Science

Page: 99

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Clinical Social Work Exam Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the Clinical Social Work test. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. Our Clinical Social Work Exam Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our Clinical Social Work Exam Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.

Evidence-Based Applied Sport Psychology

A Practitioner's Manual

Author: Roland A. Carlstedt

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826103170

Category: Psychology

Page: 514

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" Sports psychology is a rapidly growing field, with numerous societies, conferences, journals and practitioners. The breadth and quality of scientific research in this field has grown considerably in the past decade, with sophisticated fMRI, EEG, and psychophysiological measures now complementing traditional interventions. How to integrate the voluminous amount of research into day-to-day practice still remains a challenge for most practitioners. Roland A. Carlstedt now sets forth the only book that collects this vast amount of research for the practitioner, educator, and student. Carlstedt presents cutting-edge assessment methods, intervention procedures, and research that are critical for use in evidence-based practice. Practitioners will learn how to work within Carlstedt's integrative model to improve athlete performance and contribute to the advancement of evidence-based applied sport psychology. "

ASWB Masters Exam Secrets

ASWB Test Review for the Association of Social Work Boards Exam

Author: Mometrix Media LLC.

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781609712211

Category: Social Science

Page: 200

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This ASWB Masters study guide includes ASWB Masters practice test questions. Our ASWB Masters study guide contains easy-to-read essential summaries that highlight the key areas of the ASWB Masters test. Mometrix's ASWB Masters test study guide reviews the most important components of the ASWB Masters exam.

Family Drug Courts

An Innovation of Transformation

Author: Katherine Lucero

Publisher: BalboaPress

ISBN: 9781452548920

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 286

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Family Drug Courts: An Innovation of Transformation offers a wealth of information about the struggles of real people who have been drawn into the court system and have lost their children due to substance abuse. You will read about their personal journeys and a courtroom that gave them hope, and then gave them their lives and their children back. This book is for the professional who works with these families. It is for anyone that wants to get a front-row seat to what happens in this ordinarily confidential setting and for those who have had their own battle with mental health and addiction. This book is full of inspiration, and it contains a model for change that can transform individuals and communities everywhere.

Statistics and Data Interpretation for Social Work

Author: Gloria Rosenthal,James A. Rosenthal, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826107214

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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Written by a social worker for social work students, this is a nuts and bolts guide to statistics that presents complex calculations and concepts in clear, easy-to-understand language. It includes numerous examples, data sets, and issues that students will encounter in social work practice. The first section introduces basic concepts and terms to provide a solid foundation in statistics. It also addresses tools used by researchers to describe and summarize data ranging from single variables to assessing the relationship between variables and cause and effect among variables. The second section focuses on inferential statistics, describing how researchers draw conclusions about whole populations based on data from samples. This section also covers confidence intervals and a variety of significance tests for examining relationships between different types of variables. Additionally, tools for multivariate analyses and data interpretation are presented. Key Features: Addresses the role of statistics in evidence-based practice and program evaluation Features examples of qualitative and quantitative analysis Each chapter contains exercise problems and questions to enhance student learning Includes electronic data sets taken from actual social work arenas Offers a full ancillary digital packet including a student guide to SPSS with accompanying Data Set, an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, and a Test Bank

150 Questions Every Social Worker Should Know

ASWB-LCSW Exam Preparation Guide

Author: Harvey Norris

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781478325581

Category: Social service

Page: 278

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'150 Questions' is designed to prepare you for the Clinical Exam. This book is comprised of questions 201 through 350 which have been released in the Free Question of the Day Series. It is a companion to the work '100 Questions Every Social Worker Needs to know' and the second book, 'Another 100 Questions ever social worker needs to know.' Reading 1 or 2 questions of the day will help prepare you to PASS the National LCSW Exam

Family Violence and Men of Color

Healing the Wounded Male Spirit, Second Edition

Author: Ricardo Carrillo, PhD, PhD,Jerry Tello, MS

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826117557

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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"This innovative book examines an important, timely topicÖThe content will greatly enhance practitioners' and students' understanding and skills in working with men of color." - Elaine P. Congress, DSW, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service "Family Violence and Men of Color is the best book in cross-cultural issues and domestic violence that I have ever read. It is a good combination of literature review, clinical interventions and cultural imagery." -Daniel Sonkin, PhD, Marriage, Family and Child Counselor Family violence is an international epidemic that knows no cultural boundaries, but for years research has overlooked the historical, political and cultural factors that often lead men toward violent behavior. The first edition of Family Violence and Men of Color broke new ground by closely examining the relationship between race and family violence. This revised edition offers an even broader, cross-cultural analysis of male violence and more specialized treatment methods and approaches. Key Features: Chapters analyzing violent behavioral patterns in each major community of color Three new chapters on the African-American and Maori ommunities, in addition to the Latino, Native American, Asian, and South American communities Culturally-based strategies and models that enhance the efficacy of existing intervention programs for men who batter Integrates clinical, experiential, and narrative approaches to family violence This text calls for a critical evaluation and transformation of cultural practices that promote violence against women, and will be pivotal in the development of more effective prevention and intervention programs in the years to come.

Serving Mentally Ill Offenders

Challenges & Opportunities for Mental Health Professionals

Author: Gerald Landsberg, DSW,Marjorie Rock, Dr.PH,Lawerence K.W. Berg, PhD, Esq.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 082619723X

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

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This comprehensive book addresses the complex issues associated with the criminalization of mentally ill offenders in the United States and the ways in which social workers and other mental health professionals can best channel their efforts to create better services and treatment. Specialists in law enforcement, community-based mental health and outreach, the legal community, the corrections environment, and substance abuse providers present best practices and programs that offer rehabilitation alternatives to mentally ill offenders. Unique to this volume is the perspective provided by key players of the criminal justice system including a judge, a prosecutor, an advocate, a defense attorney, and a mentally ill offender. The last section provides in-depth research into the challenges of placing the dually-diagnosed offender into alternative-to-incarceration programs.

Theories for Direct Social Work Practice

Author: Joseph Walsh

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285966120

Category: Education

Page: 416

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Walsh's text incorporates concise, comprehensive coverage of eleven major clinical practice theories commonly used in assessment, planning, and intervention tasks with individuals, families, and groups. The book's scope encompasses a broad view of the field of practice, yet still allows students to look closely at each theory discussed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Aging and the Meaning of Time

A Multidisciplinary Exploration

Author: Susan McFadden, PhD,Robert Atchley, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826103826

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

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As we confront our own mortality, we might ask, "What has my long life meant and how have the years shaped me?" or "How long must I suffer?" Such questions reflect time-consciousness, the focus of this classic volume. The authors, from diverse disciplines in gerontology, act as guides in the exploration of the realms of time in later life and their meanings. As they examine how the study of time can give new meanings to aging, they also consider the religious and spiritual questions raised when human beings consider the temporal boundaries of life. This volume honors Melvin Kimble's contributions to gerontology and represents a new direction in the study of religion, spirituality, and aging.

The Psychosis Response Guide

How to Help Young People in Psychiatric Crises

Author: Carina A. Iati, PsyD,Rachel N. Waford, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826124380

Category: Psychology

Page: 220

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The first book for non-specialists on intervening and helping young persons who may be experiencing psychosis In recent years, there has been increasing attention given to young people with emerging psychotic illness, both in popular media coverage of current events as well as policies and movements toward providing specialized services to this vulnerable population. This concise, accessible guide for helping professionals without training in psychosis intervention is a quick reference for identifying and intervening with a person experiencing a first psychotic episode. It guides helping professionals in how to identify a possible psychotic episode, how to interact compassionately and effectively with the individual, and how to make appropriate referrals toward receiving proper treatment. Free of jargon and unfamiliar medical terminology, this how-to resource offers clear guidelines for detecting possible psychosis, advice on how to provide immediate care for the at-risk individual, and specific actions to take depending on the severity of the crisis. With a focus on adolescents and young adults—the most “at-risk” population for initial psychotic episodes—the book offers quick-access information for a wide range of professionals in educational and community health settings, including school personnel, counselors, social workers, law enforcement professionals and primary care providers. Also included is a brief review of research supporting early intervention strategies. The resource is valuable as a desk reference for immediate access to information or can be read from start to finish to increase knowledge and preparedness for a variety of situations. Key Features: Addresses a critical need for early identification of young people who are experiencing a first psychotic episode and describes how to help them Presents information clearly, succinctly and accessibly for non-specialists Stresses the need to make appropriate referrals to qualified individuals Written for a wide range of helping and other professionals in educational and community settings Authored by professionals highly experienced in working with individuals with psychosis

Clinical Social Work Exam Secrets Study Guide

ASWB Test Review for the Association of Social Work Boards Exam

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781627330244

Category: Social Science

Page: 120

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Clinical Social Work Exam Secrets helps you ace the Association of Social Work Boards Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Clinical Social Work Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Clinical Social Work Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to ASWB Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive ASWB Exam review including: ASWB Overview, Why is Licensing Needed?, How to Register, Registration, What to Expect, Scoring, Four Levels of Licensing Examinations, Bachelors, Masters, Advanced Generalist, Clinical, Category Example Questions, Bachelors Examination, Masters Examination, Advanced Generalist Examination, Clinical Examination, The Practice Analysis, Recall: Level One, Application: Level Two, Reasoning: Level Three, General Questions Concerning ASWB, Passing scores, Different Jurisdictions, Tests Administration, Exam Locations, Stages of Clinical Practice, Beginning Stage, Establishing Relationships, Contracting, Researching, Examination Content Outlines, Clinical Examination Content Outline, and much more...