Social Work ASWB Clinical Exam Guide

A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success

Author: Dr. Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW,Dawn Apgar

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826172016

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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“Dawn gave us the tools we needed to take the exam, and let me tell you—she was on point! Not only did she cover the content areas we needed to focus in on, but she also showed us how to read and interpret the questions on the exam.” —Ammu D. Kowolik, LMSW, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research Students and social workers preparing for the social work clinical licensure exam will find an invaluable study resource in the Social Work ASWB® Clinical Exam Guide. Written by a prominent social work leader and trainer for social work licensing exams in the United States, this guide is based on years of time-tested exam prep workshops conducted by the author. It mirrors the ASWB Clinical “Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities” upon which the exam is based and incorporates information from the DSM®-5. 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. The 170-question practice test at the end of the guide (with explanations of the correct answers) mirrors the actual exam in both length and structure. 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. This book will be a valuable asset for social workers throughout the United States and Canada. Key Features: Developed by a highly respected educator of social work licensure candidates Covers all the content areas on the clinical examination, including new content added in 2015 Begins with a self-assessment section to help identify areas of strength and weakness Offers a wealth of test-taking tips and strategies to foster exam confidence Includes a practice test (with explanations of the correct answers) that mirrors the exam ASWB is a registered service mark of the Association of Social Work Boards, which neither sponsors nor endorses this product.

Social Work ASWB Masters Exam Guide

A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success

Author: Dr. Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW,Dawn Apgar

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826172032

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

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Students and social workers preparing for the social work Masters licensure exam will find an invaluable study resource in theSocial Work ASWB® Masters Exam Guide. Written by a prominent social work leader and trainer for social work licensing exams in the U.S., the guide is based on years of time-tested exam prep workshops conducted by the author. It mirrors the ASWB Masters' “Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities” upon which the exam is based, as well as incorporates information from the DSM-5, which will be included in the exam starting in mid-2015. The guide is comprehensive yet focused on the material most likely to be included on the exam, so that students can prioritize information as they study. A self-assessment section helps readers identify their strengths and weaknesses before they tackle the material. The author shares her extensive knowledge of the exam by providing useful test-taking strategies and tips for overcoming test anxiety. The 170-question practice test at the end of the guide (with explanations of the correct answers) mirrors the actual exam in both length and structure.

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 Masters Exam Guide, Second Edition

A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success

Author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826147127

Category: Education

Page: 446

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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 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® Masters 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 Masters 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® Masters 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 Masters examination: human development, diversity, and behavior in the environment; assessment and intervention planning; interventions with clients/client 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 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® Masters 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® Masters Practice Test, 2e.

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.

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.

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.

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

Category:

Page: N.A

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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.

Distance Education in Social Work

Planning, Teaching, and Learning

Author: Paul Abels, MSW, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826124763

Category: Social Science

Page: 184

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Distance education (DE) is one of the most important ways in which future social workers can complete their MSW degree. With a reach to multiple populations, DE is especially suited to the field of social work, allowing rural, working, and financially-strained individuals to complete degrees and provide important services to underserved communities. In this comprehensive and well-organized guide to understanding and implementing distance education components into social work, pioneering professors explain how to administer DE components, discuss the adjustments and rewards of the DE teaching experience, evaluate the benefits for both students and teachers, and address evolving issues in the field. In addition, readers will be introduced to the latest audio-visual, computer -mediated, and computer-assisted modalities now in use as applied to distance education. From audio and visual teleconferencing to e-mail, networks, and web based courses, we are exposed to the current and future trends and possibilities in DE programs.

The Social Work Dictionary

Author: Robert L. Barker

Publisher: N A S W Press

ISBN: 9780871012982

Category: Service social - Dictionnaires anglais

Page: 584

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A Guide to the Standard EMDR Protocols for Clinicians, Supervisors, and Consultants

Author: Andrew M. Leeds, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826115522

Category: Psychology

Page: 424

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"This is an excellent guide to the theory and practice of EMDR. It provides great clarity to readers unsure of how this therapy is conducted. If you want to know about EMDR, this is the book to have." Score: 100, 5 stars --Doody's Learning to use EMDR safely and effectively requires the integration of a wide range of knowledge and skills. This guide serves as an orientation to the clinical, professional, and risk management issues that EMDR practitioners face in their daily practice. Following the eight-phase model of EMDR, the book provides clear, detailed guidelines to utilizing the standard EMDR protocols for treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder, phobias, and panic attacks. Included are guidelines for case formulation, treatment planning, and preparing patients for EMDR reprocessing. The guide also contains sample consultation agreements and forms for documenting case summaries and treatment outcomes. Key features: Includes charts, forms, illustrations, tables, and decision trees to guide treatment planning and documentation Presents case studies with transcripts illustrating the different protocols, as well as guidelines for informed decision making Discusses ethical issues in clinical application, consultation, supervision, and research With clear, concise treatment guidelines on the clinical use of EMDR, this book serves as an invaluable resource for practicing clinicians, supervisors, consultants, and clinic directors.

Spiritual Diversity in Social Work Practice

The Heart of Helping

Author: Edward R. Canda,Leola Dyrud Furman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195372794

Category: Social Science

Page: 449

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Weaving together interdisciplinary theory and research, as well as the results from a national survey of practitioners, the authors describe a spiritually oriented model for practice that places clients' challenges and goals within the context of their deepest meanings and highest aspirations. Using richly detailed case examples and thought-provoking activities, this highly accessible text illustrates the professional values and ethical principles that guide spiritually sensitive practice. It presents definitions and conceptual models of spirituality and religion; draws connections between spiritual diversity and cultural, gender, and sexual orientation diversity; and offers insights from Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Indigenous religions, Islam, Judaism, Existentialism, and Transpersonal theory. Eminently practical, it guides professionals in understanding and assessing spiritual development and related mental health issues and outlines techniques that support transformation and resilience, such as meditation, mindfulness, ritual, forgiveness, and engagement of individual and community-based spiritual support systems.

Encyclopedia of Counseling

Master Review and Tutorial for the National Counselor Examination, State Counseling Exams, and the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination

Author: Howard Rosenthal

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317370309

Category: Psychology

Page: 738

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With more questions and answers than any other edition, the Encyclopedia of Counseling, Fourth Edition, is still the only book you need to pass the NCE, CPCE, and other counseling exams. Every chapter has new and updated material and is still written in Dr. Rosenthal's lively, user-friendly style counselors know and love. The book’s new and improved coverage incorporates a range of vital topics, including social media, group work in career counseling, private practice and nonprofit work, addictions, neurocounseling, research trends, the DSM-5, the new ACA and NBCC codes of ethics, and much, much more.

Managing Concussions in Schools

A Front-Line Guide to Recognition, Response, and Leadership

Author: Susan Davies, Ed.D., NCSP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826169228

Category: Education

Page: 171

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The first book to focus on managing concussions from prevention to post-concussion return to school Concussions pose a serious and complex issue for schools – from determining if a student may have suffered a concussion during a school activity to ensuring that students diagnosed with this condition can safely and effectively resume study, recreation, and sports. This is first comprehensive text for front-line school staff, including psychologists, counselors, and nurses, to focus on managing concussions in students, from prevention to post-concussion return to school. With a focus that addresses concussions in and beyond the sports field, the book describes how to create and lead a concussion management team in school and provides clear, non-technical information on how concussions can affect learning, mental health, and social-emotional functioning; tools for school-based concussion assessment; and guidelines for creating accommodation plans in collaboration with the family, community, and school team. The text guides front-line school professionals in navigating the barriers, system issues, knowledge gaps, and complexities in recognizing and responding to student concussions. Case studies integrated throughout each chapter feature the same three students from point of injury to recovery. Reproducible forms and handouts include accommodation checklists, signs and symptoms, checklist, post-concussion care plan, progress monitoring tools, and decision trees. Key Features: Offers comprehensive, practical information on concussion for school psychologists, counselors, and nurses Describes how to form a school-based management team Explains how concussions can affect learning, mental health and social-emotional functioning Includes guidelines for creating accommodation plans in collaboration with family, community, and school team Includes in-depth case studies and handouts, forms, and checklists

101 Careers in Social Work, Second Edition

Author: Dr. Jessica A. Ritter, BSW, MSSW, PhD,Jessica A. Ritter,Dr. Halaevalu F.O. Vakalahi, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826129056

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 328

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This popular career guide has been completely revised and updated to reflect current accreditation standards, core competencies, and licensing requirements. It also highlights new opportunities for social workers that have been created as a result of health care reform and the passing of the Affordable Care Act.

MBLEx Secrets Study Guide

MBLEx Exam Review for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781610720052

Category: Study Aids

Page: 180

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** MBLEx Secrets helps you ace the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive MBLEx 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. MBLEx Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to MBLEx 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 Content review including: Integumentary System, Upper Respiratory Tract, Hydrotherapy, Digestive System, Rolfing, Aromatherapy, Lymphatic System, Swedish Massage, Basics Of Proprioception, Muscular System, Fascia, Professional Liability, Ligaments, Endocrine System, Circulatory Massage, Oriental Massage, Heat Applications, Function Of Special Senses, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Techniques, Metabolism, Body Wraps, Sagittal Plane, Muscle Shapes, Limited Liability Corporation, Isometric Contractions, Trigger Points, Point Of Insertion, Prime Mover, Trapezius Muscle, Serotonin, Friction Techniques, Coronal And Transverse Planes, Pectoralis Minor, Effleurage, Anabolism, Deep Tissue Massage, Lumbricals, Neuromuscular Massage, Palpation Assessment, Treatment Plan, and much more...

Principles and Practice of Grief Counseling, Second Edition

Author: Howard R. Winokuer, PhD,Darcy L. Harris, PhD, FT,Darcy L. Harris

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826171834

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

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This core, introductory textbook for undergraduate and graduate-level courses is the first to combine the knowledge and skills of counseling psychology with current theory and research in grief and bereavement. The second edition has been updated to reflect important new research and changes in the field, including insights on complicated grief, resilience after adverse life experiences, and compassion-based approaches to death, loss, and grief. It discusses the implications of the DSM-5’s omission of the bereavement exclusion for the diagnosis of a major depressive disorder. A completely new chapter on the social context of loss addresses social messages, grieving rules, workplace policies, and the disenfranchisement of many aspects of normal, health grief. The text also touches upon three new therapies for complicated grief that have been developed by major researchers in the field. New case scenarios further enrich the second edition.

The Social Work Skills Workbook

Author: Barry R. Cournoyer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305633784

Category: Education

Page: 704

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THE SOCIAL WORK SKILLS WORKBOOK, Eighth Edition, enables students to develop proficiency in professionalism and the essential social work skills. Each skill supports one or more of the 43 knowledge and value statements and the 31 practice behaviors that elaborate the core competencies in the 2015 EPAS of the CSWE. The skills also align with nationally standardized licensing exams. The text includes expository content grounded in contemporary research, assessment tools and processes, and strong experiential components that help students get a realistic sense of the field. Case examples, summaries, and skill-building exercises cultivate students' professionalism and expertise as confident, ethical, and effective helpers. Current social issues are evident throughout. The book can be used as a main text in social work skills labs, a resource for field or internship courses, or a supplement to social work methods and practice courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.