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Exploring Post Graduate Licensure: LCSW vs. LMSW

Simmons University

The post Exploring Post Graduate Licensure: LCSW vs. LMSW appeared first on SC-UMT. A Master of Social Work (MSW) is the gateway to most professional opportunities in the field, but new MSW graduates face some choices.

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A Global Social Work Internship During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The New Social Worker

by Shenae Osborn, LMSW, MA

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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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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. ASWB Exam Study Guide ASWB Practice Question Exam Prep LCSW Exam Prep LMSW Exam Prep Uncategorized

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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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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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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 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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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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Conversations on Social Work Careers: Allison Peeler, Communicator

The New Social Worker

In this episode of Conversations on Social Work Careers, Your Social Work Career Coach Jennifer Luna talks with Allison Peeler, LMSW, an award-winning communications professional and Licensed Master Social Worker

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7 Tips To Attract Social Work Recruiters to Your LinkedIn Profile

The New Social Worker

Harleny Vasquez, LMSW, SIFI, shows you how to target recruiters in an intentional way Social work recruiters can find you more readily if you follow these 7 tips for maximizing your visibility on the LinkedIn platform.

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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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Terminating in Social Work: 2 Pathways for Ending Therapy

Social Work Bubble

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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 on unhelpful thinking can perpetuate harmful beliefs we hold about ourselves and our experience.

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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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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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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

social work bsw college counseling counselor grounding lcsw lifestyle lmsw meditation mentalhealth mindfulness msw psychology relaxation socialjustice socialwork socialworker therapist therapyMindfulness is an essential practice for working through trauma, anxiety, and other intense emotions.

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

Social Work Bubble

social work bsw college counseling counselor grounding lcsw lifestyle lmsw meditation mentalhealth mindfulness msw psychology relaxation socialjustice socialwork socialworker therapist therapyMindfulness is an essential practice for working through trauma, anxiety, and other intense emotions.

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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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Using the Miracle Question with Children in Therapy

Social Work Bubble

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Terminating in Social Work: 2 Pathways for Ending Therapy

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. 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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Ideas & Tips for Social Work Supervision

Social Work Bubble

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Dating as Pandemic Restrictions Ease

Swhelper

By Marisa Markowitz, LMSW, CASAC-T and Daniel Pollack, MSW, Esq. Marisa Markowitz. During the pandemic, live dating was a chore. Safety restrictions created an undesirable situation where online dating was the only way to meet people. And yet, there was a silver lining: the opportunity for some to understand a potential partner in more uncensored and authentic […]. View Full Article - Dating as Pandemic Restrictions Ease.

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The Book is Coming This Fall!

Karen Zgoda

Karen Zgoda, LMSW, Director of the Care Center, has authored a new book. Read all about it! Here is the press release from my amazing employer, Villa Maria College : Book Cover.

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Palliative and Hospice Care: Interdisciplinary- Holistic Care

inSocialWork

Rebecca Calabrese & Amber Hultgren LMSW. In today’s episode, physician Dr. Rebecca Calabrese and social worker Amber Hultgren talk with us about their partnership with patients and families as they move together through serious illness and death.

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Voting is Social Work

inSocialWork

It all couldn’t be more timely… Madeline Pérez De Jesús, LMSW, MPhil, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work & Equitable Community Practice at the University of Saint Joseph-CT. Madeline Pérez De Jesús & Cindy Dubuque-Gallo.

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Member Voices: My Journey to Clinical Social Work

Social Work Blog

Donawa, LMSW. Violeta Donawa, LMSW. Donawa, LMSW, specializes in holistically treating clients whose mental health has been impacted by various forms of systemic harm or discrimination, and its relationship to patterns of addiction and other forms of trauma.