Social Work Licensure Preparation Course

2020 Spring Offering: May 15-16, 2020

2020 Winter Offering: Dec 4-5, 2020


Course Schedule

2020 Spring Offering:

BSW Students: Friday, May 15, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

MSW Students: Friday, May 15, 2020 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 16, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

2020 Winter Offering:

BSW Students: Friday, December 5, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

MSW Students: Friday, December 4, 2020 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 5, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Course Description

The Social Work Examination Services (SWES) Social Work License Exam Prep course offers intensive coursework designed for BSW exam candidates, recent MSW graduates and experienced practitioners taking ASWB Social Work Licensing Examinations.

The information-packed sessions in the SWES Exam Prep course emphasize a review of major social work content and test preparation.  The course schedule includes sessions on the following:

  • Test-taking skills
  • A review of human behavior and psychopathology
  • Work with special populations
  • The elderly, children and families, addictions
  • DSM5
  • Clinical practice with individuals and groups - including ethics and laws affecting social workers

Included with Registration 

Each registrant will receive the three-volume SWES Comprehensive Study Guide. The guide contains a complete content review and over 1,600 sample multiple-choice questions, including five 170-question practice exams and a bibliography.

Learner Objectives

Students will:

  • Be introduced to study strategies
  • Gain an understanding of the content of the national licensing exam
  • Learn how to "decode" multiple-choice questions of the type that appear on the licensing exam
  • Undergo a review of the major direct service issues that represent the majority of questions on the examination 


Who Should Attend? 

The Social Work Examination Services' Licensure Examination Preparation Course is designed for recent bachelors or masters graduates of social work and experienced practitioners preparing for the clinical exam.

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