GSSW's Licensure Preparation Study Sessions will help you prepare for the social work licensing exam. Taught by a GSSW alumnus, the course includes thinking skills, test-taking strategies, how to approach the exam questions, and reviews each of the four primary knowledge/content areas:
Human development, diversity and behavior in the environment
Assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning
Psychotherapy, clinical interventions and case management
Professional ethics and values
After the content review for each section, the class discusses the correct answer and rationale for practice questions. This format will allow you to identify your strengths and weaknesses. You’ll also have an opportunity to practice with questions from the Association of Social Work Boards group practice exam.
Due to COVID-19 precautions, the Licensure Prep Course will be held online via Zoom until further notice.
Please note that the March session is scheduled over two days and the June and August sessions are scheduled over three days. All material is the same with the only difference being the structure of the scheduling.
March 2021 - two day session - At this time, the March session is only available to GSSW students and those who took the course within the last year.
- Friday (3/5) from 5:30pm-8:30pm MT and Saturday (3/6) from 9:00am-4:00pm MT.
June 2021 - three day session
- Monday (6/21) from 5:00pm-8:00pm MT, Wednesday (6/23) from 5:00pm-8:00pm MT, and Thursday (6/24) from 5:00pm-9:00pm MT.
August 2021 - three day session
- Monday (8/2) from 5:00pm-8:00pm MT, Wednesday (8/4) from 5:00pm-8:00pm MT, and Friday (8/6) from 5:00pm-9:00pm MT.
Repeat Attendance: You are welcome to attend any or all of the sessions up to one year after your first registration. If you plan to attend an additional session, please send this intent to GSSW.Advising@du.edu. Space in each session is limited.
Location: The course is held via Zoom. The Zoom link will be provided via a reminder e-mail one week prior to the session.
Materials: You will be provided a study e-book and study handouts one week prior to the session via e-mail. You will also have access to ASWB practice questions during the session.
Accommodations: We will make every reasonable effort to provide accommodations needed. Any special requests should be made at least two weeks in advance to ensure adequate arrangements. Requests can be made at GSSW.Advising@du.edu.
Contact: Questions can be sent to GSSW.Advising@du.edu.
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