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Course Description

Course Description:  This full-day course will utilize a combination of lecture and group discussion to assist participants in developing successful test-taking strategies and will review material in each of the content areas on the examination. Content areas include: Human Development, Diversity, and Behavior in the Environment; Assessment/Diagnosis/Intervention/Treatment Planning; Psychotherapy/Clinical Intervention/Case Management, and Professional Values/Ethics.  An opportunity to answer practice questions to demonstrate test-taking strategies and knowledge acquired will be a part of the course.

This licensure preparation program and materials associated with it were not included in the Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education review and are neither approved by ASWB for continuing education nor endorsed by ASWB in any manner.

Target Audience:  Beginning and Intermediate Levels

Instructor Bio: Lora Rhodes, LCSW is a senior social worker at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.  She received her BS in psychology from Penn State University and MSW from Rutgers University.  In her current role, she provided psychococial support in the multidisciplinary senior adult oncology, head and neck cancer, and cancer genetics clinics, and is a member of the lung and head and neck cancer clinical teams.  Prior to her current position, she worked in continuing medical education, developing education programs for physicians, nurses, and social workers.  A social worker for over 25 years, she has presented extensively, both locally, and nationally, on psychosocial issues facing individuals with cancer.

 

Course Outline

Course Agenda:

  • 9-10:30 Structure of test and type of test questions, Steps to take the exam, Division of Knowledge and Subject Areas, Human Development/Diversity/Behavior in the Environment
  • 10:30-10:40 Break
  • 10:40-12:00 Human Development continued, Assessment/Intervention/Diagnosis/Treatment Planning
  • 12:00-12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30-1:50 Assessment/Intervention/Diagnosis/Treatment Planning continued, Psychotherapy/Clinical Intervention/Case Management
  • 1:50-2:00 Break
  • 2:00-4:15 Case Management continued, Professional Values/Ethics, Additional Strategies, Final Questions, Course Evaluations

Learner Outcomes

Learner Outcomes:

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to do the following....

  1. Review material in the four content areas that are comprise the ASWB Clinical Licensure exam
  2. Give participants and opportunity to learn test-taking strategies with sample questions.
  3. Assist participants in developing a self-directed study plan

 

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