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Revised CAMFT Code of Ethics: How will it affect your licensing exam? Part 3 of 3

By Robin Gluck on August 17, 2020

2019 CAMFT Code of Ethics At this time, any questions on the exam that are about the 2019 CAMFT Code of Ethics are pretest questions. Questions regarding the 2019 CAMFT Code of Ethics will not be scored until the next cycle for the law and or ethics or clinical (written) exams. The new cycle for law

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ASWB Exam Prep: Fees

By Heidi Tobe on August 3, 2020

This month’s blog for the LCSW and LMSW ASWB exams focuses on a topic that is sure to show up on your exam: fees. There are a number of different payment-related scenarios that can show up on the exam: What to do when a new client can’t afford your fee for service? What to do when an existing client

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ASWB Prep: Group Formation Part 2

By Heidi Tobe on July 14, 2020

Last month’s social work blog covered the topic of group formation. We did an overview of the stages of group formation and offered a free application practice question. We wanted to do something unique this month with our practice question. Rather than offering a new topic and question, we are

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Revised CAMFT Code of Ethics: How will it affect your licensing exam? (Part 2 of 3)

By Robin Gluck on July 13, 2020

to The BBS has confirmed with CAMFT that the new Code of Ethics has been added as pretest questions to the Law and Ethics exam (as of July 1st) and will be included as pretest questions in the MFT Clinical exam with the new cycle that starts August 1st. As we mentioned in Part 1, we do not believe

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Revised CAMFT Code of Ethics: How will it affect your licensing exam? (Part 1 of 3)

By Robin Gluck on June 29, 2020

In recent weeks, we have received a significant number of inquiries about the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist’s (CAMFT) revised Code of Ethics (CoE) and what it means for the licensing exams (California MFT Law & Ethics and Clinical). We are well aware that exam-related

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A Note from TDC: Black Lives Matter

By Amanda Rowan on June 5, 2020

As a company comprised of social workers and MFTs, we are called and committed to pursuing racial justice. Like many of you, we are deeply saddened and outraged at the death of George Floyd. The ongoing systemic and institutionalized racism that led to his death, and the ongoing violence towards

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ASWB Exam Prep: Group Formation

By Heidi Tobe on June 1, 2020

This month’s ASWB exam prep blog for the LMSW and LCSW exams covers a topic likely to show up on your ASWB exam: groups. Specifically, we are delving into the topic of stages of group formation. Group questions on the exam can show up in a variety of ways. They may test your factual knowledge on

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MFT Exam Prep: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

By Robin Gluck on May 25, 2020

This month’s FREE MFT Clinical exam practice question will test your knowledge regarding the application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is one of the most commonly used treatment modalities. As a consequence, even if you do not personally practice CBT, you will

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How to Provide the Best Counseling for LGBQTIA+ Clients?

By Kristie Overstreet on May 6, 2020

Many clients in the world are looking for a clinician just like you to help them. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Plus(LGBTQIA+) clients are especially at risk when looking for a competent and skilled provider. Whether you refer to the community at LGBT, LGBTQ, LGBTQIA

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ASWB Exam Prep: Teletherapy

By Heidi Tobe on May 4, 2020

This month’s FREE LCSW and LMSW practice question for the ASWB exam covers a very timely topic: teletherapy. Due to the novel Coronavirus, teletherapy (and telehealth in general) are at an all time high. Each state board and insurance company are handling teletherapy during this unique time in

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Covid-19 and Licensing Exam Updates

By Robin Gluck on April 27, 2020

(Updated November 30, 2020) We hope everyone continues to stay safe and that you and your loved ones are doing well during these challenging times. Since March, a lot has changed, and as a consequence, many questions have arisen. The goal of this blog is to answer frequently asked questions we've

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Confidentiality Issues: ASWB Exam Prep

By Heidi Tobe on April 8, 2020

In this month’s ASWB exam prep blog, we cover one of the most important topics in social work: confidentiality issues. It is pretty much a guarantee that questions around confidentiality issues will show up on your LMSW and LCSW exams. And for good reason! The ASWB wants to ensure that you 1

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