Study Materials

  1. How To Study For The Social Work Exam
    How To Study For The Social Work Exam

    Are you preparing to take the social work exam? If so, you're in luck! In this blog post, we will provide you with some tips on how to study for the social work exam. Are you taking the LCSW exam? LMSW exam? It is important to stay organized and focused while you are studying and to gather the appropriate study materials to get prepared for the social work exam. Although the LCSW exam and the LMSW exam are different, we want to provide you with a few tips that can help you prepare for either exam.

  2. CA MFT CCE Exam Changes 2021
    CA MFT CCE Exam Changes 2021

    The California Clinical Exam changed as of January 1, 2021. Our team at AATBS is committed to keeping you up to date on the changes to the California Clinical Exam (CCE). The Board of Behavioral Sciences’ new version of the CCE reflects the current responsibilities and duties for licensed marriage and family therapists, as well as evolving changes in the field. The 2021 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Clinical Examination Outline provides new domain categories and new domain topics, with adjusted percentages. There are areas that have carried over from the previous version of the exam such as law and ethics, treatment modalities, DSM-5, and risk assessment, among others.

  3. Exam Strategy: The Guessing Game
    Exam Strategy: The Guessing Game

    Although no one wants to admit it, everyone at this academic level has done it. There has come a time on an exam where you just simply did not know the answer. Even on a multiple-choice format, where you know the correct answer is looking right at you, you still cannot seem to single it out. Licensure exams rely very heavily on a multiple-choice format. As such, the AATBS team thought it would be beneficial to go over the best strategies for picking the correct answer even when you are not entirely sure which the correct answer may be.

  4. Social Work Test Prep Strategy
    Social Work Test Prep Strategy

    Unfortunately, it’s often not enough to be a good social worker when it comes to taking and passing the social work exams. While having a good handle on information relevant to social work practice is important, this may also not be enough. Even very good social workers sometimes have a tough time passing their exams. Why might this be? Two reasons: 1) anxiety management and 2) test-taking strategy. The latter can often be the cure for the former.