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  1. Ben from Becoming a Therapist Vlogs His Experience Studying for the MFT Exam with AATBS
    Ben from Becoming a Therapist Vlogs His Experience Studying for the MFT Exam with AATBS

    Follow Ben on his exam prep journey and learn more about what AATBS has to offer

    Transcript

    Ben Behnen: Hey there, I'm Ben and I'm here to help aspiring therapist. And today I'm gonna be talking about the national exam for licensure specifically. I just started studying for the marriage and family therapy national exam. And so I'm gonna be doing these vlogs as a way to one. Show kind of the process of what it looks like to study for this test.

    And two to talk about tips, tricks, things, I'm finding helpful things that have been challenging. And three honestly, probably just to vent when things get tough. Um, cuz I imagine along the way, it's gonna get tough and I'm not gonna be motivated and I still gotta keep. But I also want to be as helpful to you as I can, whether you're already deep in the process of studying or you're just starting, or you're thinking about studying, um, you know, I want this to be helpful as either a guide or, um, a place of empathy and understanding along the way for you as well.

    So there's a lot of different material out there as far as what you can use to study, you know, there's books, there's groups, there's classes, there's online material. Um, or you

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. EPPP Exam Prep: Studying during COVID
    EPPP Exam Prep: Studying during COVID

    As I am sure we are all aware, this year has been quite challenging for all of us. Whether you are a young mom attempting to teach your kids at the dining room table or recently struggling with a job loss, grief, or a recent COVID diagnosis, studying during this time presents its own unique challenges. The EPPP is a difficult exam that requires sufficient time and preparation. For many, just the thought of studying for this exam might be met with overwhelming feelings. If you are planning to take the EPPP in the next few months, here are just a few things to consider: