Exam Prep

DSM V: No More Multiaxial System

Submitted by heidi@therapist... on Mon, 07/10/2017 - 1:21pm

Starting today, we will be featuring a monthly blog on the DSM-5 . Our hope is to provide test-takers and licensed practitioners alike with useful information regarding diagnoses. This monthly blog series will explore changes from the DSM-IV-TR to the DSM-5, delve into individual diagnoses, and more. We thought what better way to start than by looking at the removal of the Multiaxial System from the DSM-5.

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Social Justice Coupon Codes for Therapist Development Center

Submitted by heidi@therapist... on Mon, 06/26/2017 - 2:59pm

New Coupon Codes: You Save, We Give! Basic HUMAN DIGNITY is under full assault. We cannot stand by and do nothing.  We want to put our money (and a little of yours) where our mouth is...And our mouths are screaming for SOCIAL JUSTICE.  

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Worried about the DSM V and the ASWB Exams? Here are your answers!

Submitted by Bethany Vanderb... on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 11:15am

Hey TDC Community!  We’ve been getting a lot of questions recently about the DSM V and how it’s going to affect the ASWB LCSW Exam and LMSW Exam. First, let's take a deep breath. Second, let’s take a look at what the ASWB has to say about it:

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LCSW & MFT Exam Changes in California Won't Happen Until 2016!

Submitted by Amanda Rowan LCSW on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 2:05pm

At this point, most social work associates and MFT interns have heard about the planned changes to the LCSW and MFT exams in California.  On a daily basis I am contacted with questions about how the Therapist Development Center is planning for these changes. Well, here’s some big news…

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LMSW Exam Prep: Understanding Values

Submitted by Emily Pellegrin... on Thu, 11/29/2012 - 2:59pm

What do you need to know about values for the LMSW exam?

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ASWB Exam: How to Pass your LCSW or LMSW Exam

Submitted by Amanda Rowan LCSW on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 7:13am

Are you looking to pass the ASWB exam for your LCSW, LiCSW, LMSW or LGSW?

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LCSW & MFT Exam Prep | Welcome to the Hot Topics Blog!

Submitted by Bethany Vanderb... on Tue, 01/10/2012 - 4:03pm

Taming the Beast: How to Pass the California LCSW & MFT Clinical Vingette Exam

Submitted by Amanda Rowan LCSW on Tue, 12/27/2011 - 8:38pm

ANXIETY.  That is what I hear in the voices of most of the people who contact me for coaching on the LCSW and MFT Clinical Vignette Exam. Fear and anxiety. Especially if they have taken the exam before and failed. The test is like a wild animal, it can smell fear the moment you walk in that PSI testing center and it will eat you alive.

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Our Coaching Philosophy | Preparing you to Pass the LCSW & MFT Exam

Submitted by Amanda Rowan LCSW on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 3:33am

 I talk to a lot of people who have taken the LCSW or MFT exam many times and complain that they had memorized everything and they still didn't pass.  The word "memorize" tips me off right away -- these people weren't coached, they were trained. What's the difference?

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The Biggest Secret to Passing the LCSW Exam/MFT Exam | LCSW & MFT Exam Coaching

Submitted by Amanda Rowan LCSW on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 3:35am

So what's the biggest secret to passing the LCSW or MFT Licensing exam?  Managing your anxiety. How do you manage your anxiety? Have clear strategies.

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