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Alumni Spotlight: Jelan Agnew, LCSW

University of Connecticut

Headshot of Jelan Agnew, LCSW , Name, Profession Title and Employer, SSW Class & Concentration. Jelan Agnew, LCSW, fo under of Nalej of Self, LLC. Class of 2011, clinical concentration. . Brief description about your career path. .

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LCSW Exam Prep: Clinical Documentation

Therapist Development Center

This month’s ASWB LMSW and LCSW topic is one that is important well beyond the exam: Clinical Documentation. The post LCSW Exam Prep: Clinical Documentation appeared first on Therapist Development Center Blog.

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LCSW Exam Scoring

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker Exam

One of the questions that comes up again and again regarding the LCSW exam is also a very basic one: what score do you need to pass? Not only can you miss a bunch of questions on the LCSW exam and still pass.

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Conversations on Social Work Careers: Interview With Becky Morales, LCSW-S

The New Social Worker

In this episode of Conversations on Social Work Careers, Your Social Work Career Coach Jennifer Luna interviews Becky Morales, LCSW-S. Have you thought about changing careers into private practice? Becky is in private practice and MORE

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Stacey Hardy-Chandler, PhD, JD, LCSW, Named CEO of the Association of Social Work Boards

The New Social Worker

The Association of Social Work Boards has named Stacey Hardy-Chandler, PhD, JD, LCSW, as the organization’s new chief executive officer following a national search. Hymans, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, who is retiring

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Guest Post: Helping and Compassion Fatigue by Thomas R. Metzinger, LCSW, CCHt (USMC Veteran)

Bipolar Bandit

Metzinger, LCSW, CCHt (USMC Veteran).

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LCSW Exam Study Guides

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker Exam

It's nice to have some help as you're preparing to pass the licensing exam. Maybe lots of help. It's a big exam with potential content spanning just about everything you've learned in school and in social work practice. But there's no need to get overwhelmed. And there's no reason to do it all by yourself. Many, many social workers have travelled this road before you. They've passed the exam.

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Law and Ethics Exam Prep: Mandated Reporting

Therapist Development Center

“My client disclosed XYZ. Is that a mandated report?” ” This is one of the most common questions that I hear among trainees and associates, who often feel anxious about mandated reporting in the earlier stages of their career. It’s an … Continued.

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Law and Ethics Exam Prep: Business Practices and Policies

Therapist Development Center

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ASWB Exam Changes (Part 2)

Therapist Development Center

Last month we wrote about the ASWB Exam Changes for the LMSW and LCSW exams for 2023. (If ASWB Exam Study Guide ASWB Practice Question Exam Prep LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam PrepIf you haven’t already, we encourage you to check it out!

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ASWB Exam Changes!

Therapist Development Center

This change impacts both the masters level LMSW exam and the clinical level LCSW exams. ASWB Exam Study Guide ASWB Practice Question Exam Prep LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam PrepWe’re writing today to share an important update coming to the ASWB exams.

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ASWB Exam Prep: Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Therapist Development Center

As we discussed last month in our blog on Gestalt Therapy, a challenge of the ASWB LMSW and LCSW exams is the breadth of content that can be tested. ASWB Exam Study Guide ASWB Practice Question CEU Course Exam Prep LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam Prep

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Behind the Questions: Understanding the ASWB Exam

Therapist Development Center

ASWB Exam Study Guide LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam Prep ASWB ASWB Exam ASWB Exam Prep ASWB Exam Registration LCSWFor many social workers, ASWB exam registration means facing one of their biggest fears: taking an exam. Anxiety sets in when we have to face the unknown.

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ASWB Exam Prep: Gestalt Therapy

Therapist Development Center

One of the challenges of the ASWB LMSW and LCSW exams are the breadth of content that can be tested. ASWB Exam Study Guide ASWB Practice Question CEU Course Exam Prep LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam Prep

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ASWB Exam Prep: Ethics and Discipline

Therapist Development Center

As I coach our LMSW and LCSW customers, the question of the ‘why’-the purpose of the test- sometimes comes up. ASWB Exam Study Guide ASWB Practice Question CEU Course Exam Prep Law and Ethics LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam Prep Professional Development Uncategorized

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ASWB Exam Prep: Structural Family Therapy

Therapist Development Center

ASWB Exam Study Guide ASWB Practice Question CEU Course Exam Prep LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam Prep UncategorizedThe past couple months’s blogs highlight two therapy theories that can show up on the test: Gestalt and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.

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NASW Code of Ethics Updates: Cultural Competence

Therapist Development Center

ASWB Exam Study Guide ASWB Practice Question CEU Course Exam Prep LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam PrepYou may or may not have heard that the NASW recently published revisions to the social work code of ethics.

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ASWB Exam Prep: Clinical Assessment

Therapist Development Center

ASWB Exam Study Guide ASWB Practice Question CEU Course Exam Prep LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam PrepToday’s ASWB social work blog topic is one that is important for both the exams and our clinical practice: clinical assessment.

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Law and Ethics Exam Prep: Confidentiality

Therapist Development Center

This month we’re going to tackle an important topic of confidentiality as it relates to the law and ethics exam preparation. Confidentiality is both a legal and an ethical requirement placed on the therapist that restricts the volunteering of information … Continued.

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BBS Alert: 2022 Supervision Changes

Therapist Development Center

Uncategorized BBS Supervision Changes Continuing Education LCSW LMSW Supervision Requirements8 BBS supervision changes every licensed and pre-licensed clinician should be aware of: On January 1st, 2022, a significant number of changes impacting supervision in California took effect.

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Applicants Wanted for our CE Oversight Committee!

Therapist Development Center

Uncategorized Continuing Education LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam Prep MFT Exam PrepDear TDC Community Member, The Therapist Development Center is recruiting members for our new Continuing Education Oversight Committee.

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Negative Reinforcement: Application Question

Therapist Development Center

ASWB Exam Study Guide ASWB Practice Question LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam PrepWe’re back with more on negative reinforcement! Today wraps up our series comparing recall vs. application vs. reasoning questions.

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ASWB Exam Registration – What You Need to Know

Therapist Development Center

ASWB Exam Study Guide LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam Prep Uncategorized ASWB ASWB Exam Prep ASWB Exam RegistrationHello Social Workers! If you are looking for information about the ASWB exam registration and how to get starting, congratulations!

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NASW Code of Ethics Updates: Self Care

Therapist Development Center

ASWB Exam Study Guide Exam Prep LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam Prep code of ethicsThe NASW recently published revisions to the social work code of ethics. While minor in terms of how this will impact the exam (more on that later), these revisions are crucial to our field.

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ASWB Practice Question: Bipolar Disorder Recall

Therapist Development Center

ASWB Practice Question Exam Prep LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam Prep Bipolar DisorderThis month we are continuing our series comparing recall vs. reasoning questions.

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Micro, Mezzo & Macro Social Work

Social Work Bubble

Uncategorized advocacy aswb community counseling counselor lcsw lmsw macro mentalhealth mezzo micro nonprofit policy reseaerch socialjustice socialwork socialworker therapist therapySocial workers have roles in many levels of society – micro, mezzo, and macro.

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Putting Your Negative Thoughts On Trial: A CBT Technique

Social Work Bubble

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6 Signs of a Great Social Work Supervisor

Social Work Bubble

Uncategorized lcsw lmsw mentalhealth privatepractice socialwork socialworker supervision therapistSupervision in social work is an essential part of effective practice, support, and preventing burnout.

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Negative Reinforcement: There’s nothing ‘negative’ about it

Therapist Development Center

ASWB Exam Study Guide ASWB Practice Question Exam Prep LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam Prep UncategorizedSo, after a 2 month hiatus to cover recent changes to the NASW code of ethics, we are back with another ASWB practice question! This month we continue our series comparing recall vs. application vs. reasoning questions. Every two months … Continued. The post Negative Reinforcement: There’s nothing ‘negative’ about it appeared first on Therapist Development Center Blog.

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Micro, Mezzo & Macro Social Work

Social Work Bubble

Uncategorized advocacy aswb community counseling counselor lcsw lmsw macro mentalhealth mezzo micro nonprofit policy reseaerch socialjustice socialwork socialworker therapist therapySocial workers have roles in many levels of society – micro, mezzo, and macro.

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Putting Your Negative Thoughts On Trial: A CBT Technique

Social Work Bubble

social work cbt cognitivebehaviortherapy college counseling counselor lcsw lmsw mentalhealth msw psychology socialjustice socialwork socialworker therapist therapyNegative or unhelpful thoughts can perpetuate harmful beliefs we hold about ourselves and our lives.

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5-4-3-2-1: A Grounding Practice

Social Work Bubble

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5-4-3-2-1: A Grounding Practice

Social Work Bubble

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CBT Strategy: Naming the Voice

Social Work Bubble

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CBT Strategy: Naming the Voice

Social Work Bubble

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Conversations on Social Work Careers: Health Social Work With Donna Shanor

The New Social Worker

In this episode of Conversations on Social Work Careers, Jennifer Luna, MSSW, interviews Donna Shanor, LCSW-S, LCDC, a trailblazer in the field of health social work

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Locking the Door? The Social Work Licensing Exam

inSocialWork

Cassandra Walker , LCSW. Our guest Cassie Walker, LCSW, has been a consistent advocate, commentator and writer who has worked actively to respond to this injustice. Cassandra Walker , LCSW, CCTP, is a Black queer social worker, trauma therapist, writer, gamer and activist.

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6 Signs of a Great Social Work Supervisor

Social Work Bubble

Uncategorized lcsw lmsw mentalhealth privatepractice socialwork socialworker supervision therapistSupervision in social work is an essential part of effective practice, support, and preventing burnout. A supervisor can make or break your experience at an organization, and is essential for licensure and growth. I’ve had mixed experiences with supervisors, and through this, have gained insight on what really makes a good social work supervisor. They make time for you.

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Social Work with Refugees

Swhelper

Sara Kauffman, LCSW created this presentation for the SWHELPER Summit in March 2018. Deona Hooper. Sara Kauffman’s presentation was designed to give helpful information to helping professionals who may encounter refugees in their practice areas.

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Ideas & Tips for Social Work Supervision

Social Work Bubble

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