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Dissecting the Social Work Licensing Exam – One-Day Intensive Class
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Intensive license prep workshop to learn test taking tips and review the content of the exam.

When: Saturday January 5th, 2019
8:30 am to 5:15 pm
Where: NASW Headquarters
750 First Street NE
8th Floor Conference Center
Washington, DC  20002
United States
Contact: Michael Francum

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Dissecting the Social Work Licensing Exam – One-Day Intensive Class

Saturday January 5th, 2019

8:30am to 5:00pm


This course is geared towards equipping participants with the skills necessary to sit for the ASWB Masters and / or Clinical exam. A thorough overview of the test content will be provided as well as an analysis of test taking strategies and tips useful for success on the exam.

  1. To understand the structure of the ASWB Masters and Clinical level licensure exams.
  2. To understand the educational, ethical and jurisdictional requirements necessary to sit for the licensure exam.
  3. To understand major theories and concepts such as: human behavior, research methods, gerontology, child welfare, assessment, domestic violence, substance abuse, etc. and their relevance to the ASWB licensure exam.
  4. To understand relevant NASW Code of Ethics standards and the application of these standards to the ASWB licensure exam.
  5. To enhance test taking and critical thinking skills necessary for success on the licensure exam.


8:00am                                   Registration Opens

8:30am – 8:45am                    Welcome and Introductions

8:45am – 10:30am                  A Review of the DSM-V

10:30am – 10:45am               Break

10:45am – 12:00pm                DSM-V, continued, Psychopharmacology

12:00pm – 12:45pm               Lunch On Your Own

12:45pm – 1:45pm                  Stages of Grief and Counseling Theories

1:45pm – 2:30pm                    Human Behavior and Development

2:30pm – 2:45pm                   Break

2:45pm – 3:15pm                    Child Welfare, Gerontology and Suicide Assessment

3:15pm – 3:45pm                    Domestic Violence and Community Practice

3:45pm – 4:30pm                    The NASW Code of Ethics

4:30pm – 5:00pm                    Strategies and Tips

5:00pm – 5:15pm                    Summary and Questions



**A pre-reading assignment will be disseminated to all workshop participants prior to the date of the class. The assignment will cover information that, for the most part, is self-explanatory. This will allow for the facilitator to reserve live class time for topics that are more complex and substantive.


Inspired Consulting Group, LLC will provide all workshop materials. This includes our comprehensive manual, practice exams, and access to our blog, which contains additional exam prep information.


8 hours of continuing education credit is available for currently licensed social workers


Corey Beauford is the Founder and President of Inspired Consulting Group. Inspired Consulting Group provides continuing education and professional development workshops focusing on a host of human services related topics. Corey currently serves as a Clinical Instructor with the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Continuing Professional Education Department in Baltimore, MD. Corey obtained his Masters Degree in Social Work from Howard University and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington, DC and Maryland.



When: Saturday January 5th, 8:30am – 5:15pm

Where: NASW Headquarters – 750 First Street NE, Washington, DC – 8th Floor Conference Center


            NASW Members - $100

            Non-Members - $130

            Current Students and Recent Graduates (past 6 months) - $75


To register:



NASW Headquarters - 750 First Street NE, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20002
Conveniently located 1 block for the Union Station Metro Station
Parking is available at Union Station (accessed from H Street NE), or street parking.


PLEASE NOTE REFUND POLICIES: NASW-DC will only refund registrations for cancellations made at least 3 business days/72 hours in advance of the workshops. NASW-DC reserves the right to cancel workshops for poor registration.


Note on accommodations: If you require accommodations to permit your attendance or participation, please provide a written request along with completed registration form and conference payment at least 30 days prior to the registration deadline for the workshop or conference. Requests received after this deadline may not be received in time to process and be fulfilled in time for the activity. Thank you.





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