Social Work ASWB Clinical Exam Guide

Author: Dr. Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826172013
Release Date: 2015-05-11
Genre: Social Science

“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

Author: Dr. Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826172037
Release Date: 2015-05-11
Genre: Social Science

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 Clinical Exam Guide and Practice Test Set

Author: Dawn Apgar
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826172458
Release Date: 2017-09-28
Genre: Social Science

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 Exam Guide

Author: Dawn Apgar
Publisher:
ISBN: 0826147151
Release Date: 2017-11-15
Genre: Education

Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Now with a free mobile & web app with print purchase! 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 2018 ASWB(R) Bachelors 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 Bachelors 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) Bachelors 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 Bachelors examination: human development, diversity, and behavior in the environment; assessment; 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(R) Bachelors 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) Bachelors Practice Test, Second Edition. App included! Includes all the high-quality content from the book! Information at your fingertips anytime, anywhere. Available on iOS, Android, and the web, with a powerful, simple-to-use interface. APP INCLUDED WITH PRINT PURCHASE

Social Work ASWB Bachelors Practice Test

Author: Dawn Apgar
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826147240
Release Date: 2017-11-21
Genre: Education

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

ASWB Masters Exam Secrets

Author: Mometrix Media LLC.
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1609712218
Release Date: 2018-04-12
Genre: Social Science

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.

Social Work Aswb r Advanced Generalist Exam Guide

Author: Dawn Apgar
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826172474
Release Date: 2018-04-28
Genre: Social Science

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) Advanced Generalist Exam Guide and the Social Work ASWB(R) Advanced Generalist 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.

Aswb Bachelors Study Guide

Author: Bsw Exam Prep Team
Publisher: Test Prep Books
ISBN: 1628453915
Release Date: 2017-01-25
Genre:

ASWB Bachelors Study Guide: BSW Exam Prep & Practice Test Questions for the Association of Social Work Boards Bachelors Exam Developed for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the ASWB Bachelors exam, this comprehensive study guide includes: -Quick Overview -Test-Taking Strategies -Introduction to the ASWB Bachelors Exam -Human Development, Diversity, and Behavior in the Environment -Assessment -Direct and Indirect Practice -Professional Relationships, Values, and Ethics -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 Bachelors 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 Bachelors exam should take advantage of the review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this study guide.

2018 LEAP Early Edition Comprehensive Study Guide with Practice Questions

Author: Elise Hutchings
Publisher:
ISBN: 1642049921
Release Date: 2017-10-14
Genre:

The 2018 LEAP Comprehensive Study Guide with Practice Questions includes DSM-5 and the latest updates pertaining to the new ASWB exam effective January 2, 2018. Content covers information for the Masters, Clinical and Advanced Generalist exam levels. This 395+ page book begins with test strategy, then provides an intense review of EVERY content area for your exam, and ends with 170 challenging practice questions and detailed answer rationale. Written by well-known social worker leaders who have taken the exam.

MAT Secrets MAT Exam Review for the Miller Analogies Test

Author: Mat Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1610720032
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Study Aids

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** MAT Secrets helps you ace the Miller Analogies Test, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive MAT 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. MAT Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to MAT Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive Review of the Analogy Relationships including: Association, Transformation, Fraction or Multiple, Grammatical Transformation, Translation, Wordplay, Object/Characteristic, Characteristic, Source, Location, Order, Sequential, Reciprocal, Agent/Object, Cause/Effect, Creator/Creation, Provider/Provision, Object/Function, User/Tool, Inclusion, Category, Membership, Whole/Part, Category, Meaning, Synonym or Definition, Antonym or Contrast, Intensity, Word Part/ Meaning; A comprehensive Review of the Analogy Strategies including: Determining the Relationship, Making Similar Choices, Eliminating Answers, Understanding Word Types, Nearly and Perfect Opposites, Utilizing Prefixes, Positive vs. Negative, Using Word Strength, Sorting out Type and Topic, Forming a Sentence, Using Logic, Avoiding Familiarity Traps, Handling Tough Questions, Interpreting Face Value, Reading Carefully, Using Jujitsu, Assessing Danger Words, Brainstorming for Success, Making Quick Calculations, Deciphering Exponents, Managing Time, Avoiding a Panic, Selecting an Answer, Checking Your Work, and much more...

Food and Addiction

Author: Kelly D. Brownell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199738168
Release Date: 2012-09-27
Genre: Medical

Can certain foods hijack the brain in ways similar to drugs and alcohol, and is this effect sufficiently strong to contribute to major diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, and hence constitute a public health menace? Terms like "chocoholic" and "food addict" are part of popular lore, some popular diet books discuss the concept of addiction, and there are food addiction programs with names like Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous. Clinicians who work with patients often hear the language of addiction when individuals speak of irresistible cravings, withdrawal symptoms when starting a diet, and increasing intake of palatable foods over time. But what does science show, and how strong is the evidence that food and addiction is a real and important phenomenon? Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook brings scientific order to the issue of food and addiction, spanning multiple disciplines to create the foundation for what is a rapidly advancing field and to highlight needed advances in science and public policy. The book assembles leading scientists and policy makers from fields such as nutrition, addiction, psychology, epidemiology, and public health to explore and analyze the scientific evidence for the addictive properties of food. It provides complete and comprehensive coverage of all subjects pertinent to food and addiction, from basic background information on topics such as food intake, metabolism, and environmental risk factors for obesity, to diagnostic criteria for food addiction, the evolutionary and developmental bases of eating addictions, and behavioral and pharmacologic interventions, to the clinical, public health, and legal and policy implications of recognizing the validity of food addiction. Each chapter reviews the available science and notes needed scientific advances in the field.

Test Taking Strategies

Author: Judi Kesselman-Turkel
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 0299191931
Release Date: 2004-05-01
Genre: Study Aids

THE STUDY SMART SERIES, designed for students from junior high school through lifelong learning programs, teaches skills for research and note-taking, provides exercises to improve grammar, and reveals secrets for putting these skills together in great essays. Test taking is a skill apart from learning course material, a skill every student must acquire in order to survive. Test-Taking Strategies is the book for anyone who has ever dreaded an exam. Strategies for taking every kind of test are dealt with—objective tests (multiple choice, true/false, matching), essay tests, and oral exams. The authors also offer help for handling anxiety, explaining relaxation and desensitization techniques that help students control nervousness and keep it from detracting from performance. There are tips for managing time during the test, knowing when to guess, and for pulling answers out of your memory even when the question drew a blank at first glance. Essay tests and oral exams are particularly gruesome for most students, and until now there has been very little advice for handling such tests. Test-Taking Strategies includes plenty of advice for developing ideas while under pressure.

Bachelors Social Work Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1627330224
Release Date: 2015-02-25
Genre: Social Science

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Bachelors Social Work Exam Secrets helps you ace the Association of Social Work Boards Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Bachelors 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. Bachelors 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 Content review including: Motivational Forces, Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory, Executive Function, Super-Ego, Personality, Driving Forces, Psychosexual Development, Displacement, Intellectualization, Somatization, Heinz Hartmann's Ego Psychology, Substitution, Margaret Mahler's Object Relations Theory, Gestalt Psychology, Heinz Kohut's Self-Psychology, Erik Erikson's Psychosocial Theory, Jean Piaget, Social Learning Theories, Cultural Competence, Ethnic-Sensitive Social Worker, Client Assessment, Signs of Suicide, Abuse Evaluation, Signs of Sexual Abuse, Elder Adult Abuse, Dementia, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Schizophrenia, Substance Abuse, Mood Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Panic Disorders, Factitious Disorder, and much more...

MBLEx Secrets Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1610720059
Release Date: 2015-02-25
Genre: Study Aids

***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...