Licensure Exam Prep Course

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This comprehensive course (14 CE hours) has successfully prepared social workers across the country for the Association of Social Work Boards clinical level examination required by most states in order to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Licensure candidates who are preparing for the *Bachelors and Masters level exams will also benefit.  

*Some clinical content reviewed in this course may not be necessary for the bachelor’s level or Masters Level Exam but will be helpful if practicing in a “clinical setting” and for the Clinical level exam.

The seminar will provide attendees with test-taking strategies for answering examination questions and overview anxiety management strategies that can help facilitate success. A framework for critical analysis of examination questions will be presented and the instructor will review material in each of the content areas on the examination to assist attendees with recall of information and focusing subsequent studying.


Content areas to be covered include: (1) theories of human development; (2) diversity; (3) assessment and diagnosis; (4) psychotherapy and clinical practice; (5) communication; (6) the therapeutic relationship; (7) professional ethics; (8) clinical supervision, consultation, and staff development; (9) research methods; (10) service delivery; and (11) clinical practice and management. Practice questions will be used to familiarize attendees with items in each content area.

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National Association of Social Workers - Virginia Chapter

4860 Cox Road, Suite 200 Glen Allen, VA 23060 

804.204.1339