Exam Prep Blog: September 2023

ASWB Exam: Prolonged Grief Disorder

Submitted by Heidi Tobe on Mon, 09/18/2023 - 10:00am
Prolonged grief disorder Beginning January 2024, the ASWB exams will begin testing the DSM-5-TR (which was released in March of 2022). As we mentioned in last month’s blog reviewing the overall changes, the updates are relatively minor and shouldn’t be a cause for concern for those of you preparing for your social work exams. TDC’s DSM materials will be updated later this fall to ensure those of you preparing for exams in 2024 will be ready for the TR content. This month we are diving a little deeper into a new diagnosis in the DSM-5-TR: Prolonged grief disorder. Why the new diagnosis for
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ASWB Exam Administration Changes

Submitted by Heidi Tobe on Thu, 09/14/2023 - 07:05pm
Last month, the ASWB announced they will no longer use Pearson test centers and will switch to PSI testing centers in 2024. Why the Change? ASWB announced two main reasons for the change. The first being values and the second being a remote testing option. The ASWB shared that PSI better aligns with their values as an organization. Together, they plan to develop a scholarship fund for repeat test-takers. ASWB and PSI have each pledged to contribute to a fund for future outreach to and support for test-takers, particularly those from historically marginalized communities. There will be a remote
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