LCSW Practice Question: Child Abuse and Neglect

Posted by Bethany Vanderbilt

July 5, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Hello! When Amanda Rowan helped me pass my licensing exams in California 8 years ago, I would never have dreamed that I would be writing this blog today. It’s been quite a journey! It all started with practice questions: Amanda helped me read them effectively, understand what the test and question were asking, and make sense of how to evaluate answer choices strategically. Good practice questions have always been our goal at TDC, and I’m excited to be using the blog to share some of that with you again.

We’re going to start with a topic that is certain to come up on your exam, whether you’re studying for the LCSW Exam, the LMSW Exam, the BSW Exam, or any of the MFT Exams: child abuse and neglect. Why is this so likely to show up? The ASWB knows that your state licensing board wants to confirm you are able to recognize the signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect and respond appropriately.

 

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Here’s a sample question to get us going:

During an initial assessment with a 7-year-old boy, a therapist observes that the boy is small in stature and appears listless and gaunt. He is difficult to engage in play and mostly unresponsive to questions about school and friends. The therapist notices that the boy is trying to sneak candy from a dish into his pockets. What should the therapist do NEXT?

A. Comment on the child's behavior

B. Call in the boy's mother to gather additional information

C. Assess for further signs of child neglect

D. Document the observations in the child’s assessment

According to the Social Work Dictionary, child neglect is defined as “The failure of those responsible for the care of a minor to provide the resources needed for healthy physical, emotional, and social development. Child neglect is seen as an act of omission by caregivers because of limited abilities or resources or other circumstances; it is differentiated from child abuse, which is seen as more willful” (Barker, 2003).

So, what are some indicators of child neglect? In a test question, we would be looking for developmental indicators, like a delay in social or motor development; physical indicators, such as poor weight gain, failure to thrive, or a protruding abdomen; or emotional/behavioral indicators, such as self-stimulatory behaviors (instead of seeking out adults for comfort), chronic drowsiness, hoarding or stealing food, social withdrawal or awkward peer relationships.

Answer:

The best answer choice is, in this case, C since the child in the question is presenting with several indicators of possible child neglect. Answer A does not address the potential seriousness of the situation; answer B may be included in your assessment, but is not enough by itself. Answer D would be appropriate, but isn’t as strong as C as a NEXT step.

Our structured, straightforward approach to exam prep will provide you with exactly what you need to pass your social work exam or MFT exam and nothing you don’t. You can learn more about our social work licensing exam prep HERE and more about our MFT licensing exam prep HERE. If you’d like to connect directly with one of our coaches, you can do that HERE.

We look forward to helping you PASS your exam with confidence!

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We Want to Hear From YOU: CEU Survey

Posted by Heidi Tobe

July 3, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Welcome! It’s been awhile since we’ve blogged regularly here at TDC. We’ve been so focused on providing our clients with help and support around their exams that it’s been hard to find the time. But that’s about to change. We understand that professional development doesn’t stop after you pass your exam: in fact, most professional development happens AFTER. The time after you pass your exam is one in which you are settling into your professional role, identifying the kind of clinician you want to be, searching for your dream job, and more. Meaningful professional growth and development requires great professional education-and that’s where TDC wants to grow with you.

 

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Our tagline has been “where mental health providers go to grow" and that couldn’t be truer than it is now. We’ve officially received approval from the ASWB* to provide continuing education and are hard at work on a series of CEU’s that are right in line with our test prep materials: structured, relevant, and focused on professional growth. We have some great ideas, but we also need your help!

What are YOU looking for in your continuing education? How do you make decisions about what courses to take and what courses to pass by? Do you only attend live trainings? Or do you like to attend trainings online? Please take a few minutes (seriously, less than 5) to fill out this survey so we can plan our series of continuing education courses to meet YOUR needs.

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We hope all of your have a safe and happy fourth of July holiday. Check back on Wednesday for our next blog in which our Executive Director Bethany Vanderbilt will share a monthly ASWB practice question and rationale!

*The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts continuing education units offered through ASWB approved entities.

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Veterans Service Scholarship Program Announcement

Posted by Heidi Tobe

June 14, 2017 at 5:38 AM

The Therapist Development Center is pleased to announce our Veterans Service Scholarship Program:

Scholarships of $500 will be awarded to five 2nd year MSW students who have veteran status via a DD214 form and who demonstrate strong clinical skills and a commitment to clinical social work. Active duty service members may also apply. Applicable documentation can be scanned and sent to Heidi at heidi@therapistdevelopmentcenter.com

 

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Applicants must be enrolled in their 2nd year at an MSW graduate school program. Scholarship money can be used to pay for tuition, books, housing, or transportation. The 2017 application is available beginning June 13th, 2017, with a submission deadline of July 31st, 2017. No exceptions. Scholarship awards will be announced on August 15th, 2017 and disbursement will occur on August 31st. Applications must be submitted via website:

 

Veterans Service Scholarship Program Application Guide

 

On the application, you will be asked to provide answers to the following questions:

 

1) Why did you choose to become a clinical social worker? (Limit 100 words)

 

2) Describe a challenge you've faced in the military. What have you learned from the experience? (Limit 100 words)

 

3) What did you learn about yourself in your first-year internship? (Limit 100 words)

 

4) What population(s) are you interested in working with as a clinical social worker? Why? (Limit 100 words)

 

5) List 3 professional goals you hope to accomplish in the next 5 years (Limit 100 words)

 

6) *Optional* Describe any financial struggles you currently face. (Limit 50 words)

 

7) *Optional* Describe any disabilities you currently face. (Limit 100 words)

 

8) Two references. One must be a professor/instructor/supervisor from the MSW program. Provide your references with this link to submit your references.

 

Scholarship Applications must be submitted on-line. You can find the application here.

 

Deadline for completed application, including references is July 31, 2017. No exceptions.

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Social Justice Coupon Codes for Therapist Development Center

Posted by Amanda Rowan

March 7, 2017 at 9:58 AM


New Coupon Codes: You Save, We Give!

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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.  

Staring March 7, 2017, when you sign up for one of our programs, we encourage you to choose a coupon code for one of the organizations below. You will save $15 off the cost of the program and $15 will be donated to the organization of your choosing! Remember, this is only one tiny act of resistance. But every act matters!  Let this be the first of many.

Coupon Code: DefendPlannedParenthood

Save $15 and $15 Goes to Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara: 

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-california-central-coast

Mission Statement: As the most trusted provider of reproductive health care, we promote the ability of all individuals to lead fulfilled lives, build healthy families, and make informed decisions through high-quality health services, education, and advocacy.

 

Coupon Code: ProtectLosPadres

Save $15 and $15 Goes to Los Padres Forest Watch

http://lpfw.org

Mission Statement: Los Padres ForestWatch is the only local nonprofit organization protecting wildlife, wilderness, and clean water throughout the Los Padres National Forest, the Carrizo Plain National Monument, and other public lands along California's central coast for the benefit of our communities and future generations.

 

Coupon Code: WelcomeImmigrants

Save $15 and $15 Goes to Legal Aide of Santa Barbara

http://www.lafsbc.org/

Mission Statement: The mission of the Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County is to provide high-quality legal services in order to ensure that low-income persons and seniors have access to the civil justice system in times of crisis – to secure safe, habitable shelter, adequate income, and protection from domestic violence and elder abuse.

 

Coupon Code: HonorOurMilitary

Save $15 and $15 Goes to the Navy League of Santa Barbara

http://santabarbaranavyleague.org/

Mission Statement: The Navy League of the United States is a non-profit organization that has provided moral support, recognition and family support to personnel in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and the U.S.- Flag Merchant Marine for over 100 years. The Navy League is unique among military-oriented associations in that it is a civilian organization dedicated to the education of our citizens, including our elected officials, and the support of the men and women of the sea services and their families.

The Navy League is a morale-enhancing organization comprised of 65,000 patriotic civilians in 250 councils worldwide who volunteer their time to give members of the sea services the support and recognition they deserve. The Santa Barbara Navy League sponsors local ship visits and provides activities for visiting crews while in port. The organization has adopted the local U.S. Coast Guard Cutter BLACKFIN and local Marine Safety Detachment, as well as America 's newest aircraft carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76). You need not have served in the military to be a member of the Navy League.

 

Coupon Code: DieWithDignity

Save $15 and $15 Goes to Sarah House

http://www.sarahhousesb.org/

Mission Statement: Sarah House provides a beautiful home and end-of-life care for people of low income.  It continues its original mission by providing for men and women with HIV/AIDS. Additionally, it offers comfort and assistance to family and friends of its residents.  It trusts that its work adds to the growing body of hospice wisdom.  All of this is carried out with what is called “extraordinary kindness.”


Coupon Code: HealthCareForAll
 

Save $15 and $15 goes to Health Care For All-California

http://www.healthcareforall.org

Mission Statement: Health Care for All-California (HCA) is dedicated to achieving a universal health care system through single-payer public financing. Our goal is that all California residents will have access to comprehensive, high quality health care.

 

Coupon Code: DomesticViolenceSolutions  

Save $15 and $15 Goes to Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County 
 
http://www.dvsolutions.org
 
Mission Statement: Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County works to end the intergenerational cycle of domestic violence by providing prevention and intervention services and by challenging society's attitudes, beliefs and behaviors to effect social change.
 
 

If you know of a non-profit that is fighting the good fight and would like them to be added to this list, please email heidi@therapistdevelopmentcenter.com and she will pass the information on to me.

 

Stay strong, comrades.  And remember, rebellions are built on hope, but they are won with daily acts of resistance and fighting your ass off for what matters most to you.

Sincerely,

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 Amanda Rowan, Proud LCSW

Founder and CEO Therapist Development Center

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Social Justice Coupon Codes

Posted by Heidi Tobe

March 7, 2017 at 12:00 AM

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.

Staring March 7, 2017, when you sign up for one of our programs, we encourage you to choose a coupon code for one of the organizations below. You will save $15 off the cost of the program and $15 will be donated to the organization of your choosing! Remember, this is only one tiny act of resistance. But every act matters! Let this be the first of many.

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Coupon Code: DefendPlannedParenthood

Save $15 and $15 Goes to Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara:

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-california-central-coast

Mission Statement: As the most trusted provider of reproductive health care, we promote the ability of all individuals to lead fulfilled lives, build healthy families, and make informed decisions through high-quality health services, education, and advocacy.

 

Coupon Code: ProtectLosPadres

Save $15 and $15 Goes to Los Padres Forest Watch

http://lpfw.org

Mission Statement: Los Padres ForestWatch is the only local nonprofit organization protecting wildlife, wilderness, and clean water throughout the Los Padres National Forest, the Carrizo Plain National Monument, and other public lands along California's central coast for the benefit of our communities and future generations.

 

Coupon Code: WelcomeImmigrants

Save $15 and $15 Goes to Legal Aide of Santa Barbara

http://www.lafsbc.org/

Mission Statement: The mission of the Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County is to provide high-quality legal services in order to ensure that low-income persons and seniors have access to the civil justice system in times of crisis – to secure safe, habitable shelter, adequate income, and protection from domestic violence and elder abuse.

 

Coupon Code: HonorOurMilitary

Save $15 and $15 Goes to the Navy League of Santa Barbara

http://santabarbaranavyleague.org/

Mission Statement: The Navy League of the United States is a non-profit organization that has provided moral support, recognition and family support to personnel in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and the U.S.- Flag Merchant Marine for over 100 years. The Navy League is unique among military-oriented associations in that it is a civilian organization dedicated to the education of our citizens, including our elected officials, and the support of the men and women of the sea services and their families.

The Navy League is a morale-enhancing organization comprised of 65,000 patriotic civilians in 250 councils worldwide who volunteer their time to give members of the sea services the support and recognition they deserve. The Santa Barbara Navy League sponsors local ship visits and provides activities for visiting crews while in port. The organization has adopted the local U.S. Coast Guard Cutter BLACKFIN and local Marine Safety Detachment, as well as America 's newest aircraft carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76). You need not have served in the military to be a member of the Navy League.

 

Coupon Code: DieWithDignity

Save $15 and $15 Goes to Sarah House

http://www.sarahhousesb.org/

Mission Statement: Sarah House provides a beautiful home and end-of-life care for people of low income. It continues its original mission by providing for men and women with HIV/AIDS. Additionally, it offers comfort and assistance to family and friends of its residents. It trusts that its work adds to the growing body of hospice wisdom. All of this is carried out with what is called “extraordinary kindness.”

 

Coupon Code: HealthCareForAll

Save $15 and $15 goes to Health Care For All-California

http://www.healthcareforall.org

Mission Statement: Health Care for All-California (HCA) is dedicated to achieving a universal health care system through single-payer public financing. Our goal is that all California residents will have access to comprehensive, high quality health care.

 

Coupon Code: DomesticViolenceSolutions

Save $15 and $15 Goes to Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County

http://www.dvsolutions.org

Mission Statement: Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County works to end the intergenerational cycle of domestic violence by providing prevention and intervention services and by challenging society's attitudes, beliefs and behaviors to effect social change.

If you know of a non-profit that is fighting the good fight and would like them to be added to this list, please email heidi@therapistdevelopmentcenter.com and she will pass the information on to me.

Stay strong, comrades. And remember, rebellions are built on hope, but they are won with daily acts of resistance and fighting your ass off for what matters most to you.

 

Sincerely,

MY9H5900

 

Amanda Rowan, Proud LCSW

Founder and CEO Therapist Development Center

 

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Career Outlook for Marriage and Family Therapists

Posted by Amanda Rowan

August 2, 2016 at 1:07 PM


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Conflicts within a family are a regular occurrence, and can sometimes require outside help, such as a mediator who can give proper advice to help mend what may be on the verge of breaking. Some people find joy in defusing relationship problems and helping others see what they can do to change. If you feel that you are among these people, becoming a marriage and family therapist may be the right path for you.

 Marriage and Family Therapy is among the most rewarding professional careers. Assisting others and making lives a little bit brighter every day, is a gift that some of the most kind and selfless people possess. If you feel you are among this gifted group, you may have the right mindset to become a marriage and family therapist.

 What is involved in becoming a licensed marriage and family therapist?

 Let’s start with the job description:

 Simply put, a marriage and family therapist is responsible for educating family members so they can resolve their own conflicts within marriage and family. A therapist will use his or her knowledge of family theory and apply techniques and principles to help struggling couples and families find a proper resolution to help them sustain healthy relationships.

 This type of professional should have an advanced degree and be comfortable being self-employed. Very few will work with social service organizations.

 What type of projected growth to expect:

 The Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that there were approximately 33,700 of this type of therapist who were employed in the U.S. in 2014. An increase of 15% was projected over the  years of 2014-2024. That is an increase of 5,000 jobs by the end of the year 2024.

 What are the factors of growth:

 Health insurance plays a big role in the career growth of a marriage and family therapist. Health insurance is now required to cover mental health counseling services, which means more people are taking advantage of this service.

 How you can improve your prospects:

 There is a very small number of marriage and family therapist in rural areas of the United States, so these areas offer the best prospects for employment. All professionals must hold a license in the state where they practice. Certification and licenses will boost your career prospects.

 What to expect from your salary:

 This goes back to the findings of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of 2014. They have reported that a marriage and family therapist earned an on average salary of $48,000 annually. However, annual wages for the low 10% was $30,510, and the high 10% was $78,920. Employers that paid the highest wages were both through the government and religious organizations.

If you feel like becoming a marriage and family therapist is your true calling, you now understand what it takes and a general idea of what your career path will look like. You can find all the information you need to become the light for those who are suffering with their marital and family relationships on our website. Bringing loved ones back together is something that comes with a whole lot of patience and heart. Do you have what it takes? 

 

 



 

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Topics: MFT

Top 10 Reasons Teens Go To Therapy

Posted by Amanda Rowan

July 26, 2016 at 1:30 PM


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Top 10 Reasons Teens Go to Therapy

The teen years are difficult ones. For some, adolescence can be more difficult. Teenagers who are having a particularly hard time sometimes choose take advantage of therapy and find healthy ways to cope with their various troubles and circumstances. Of all the reasons juveniles go to therapy, below are the most common.


  1. Depression

Many teens suffer from self-esteem issues which can lead to depression. Those who feel overly worried, depressed, sad or shy can benefit from therapy because they need someone who will support and encourage them. In many cases, therapy is the first time someone really listens to them and tries to be supportive.

  1. Anxiety Disorders

Some teens get overly anxious, whether that be about speaking in front of class or preparing for exams or being confronted by a bully. Teens who are so anxious that they in some way feel stuck, seek therapy to gain the courage, peace and confidence to overcome their fears.

  1. Behavior Problems

Anger, depression, low self-esteem, sadness and learning disabilities can result in teens making foolish decisions and cause harm to themselves and others. Those who want to stop their destructive habits such eating disorders, addictions, over spending, smoking, nail biting, using drugs, and self-harm can find success in therapy.  

  1. Substance Abuse Issues

Unfortunately, teens are prone to peer pressure and don’t always make the right decisions. Exposure to drinking and drug abuse often occur during adolescence. Teens seek therapy to break free of the addictions and substance abuse issues that they know are harming them.

  1. Stress

The pressure to succeed in school or extracurricular activities can leave some teens burned out and overwhelmed. When teens seek out therapy, they can learn time management skills, how to prioritization and set boundaries.

  1. School-Related Issues

School can be a challenge for some teens, whether they have a learning or attention problem, get anxious, have behavioral problems such as anger, or being bullied. Some teens also seek therapy because they struggle with self-confidence, making friends or coping with peer pressure.  

  1. Legal Problems

Teens struggle with peer pressure and self-esteem problems which can lead them into hanging out with the wrong crowd and making terrible decisions. Teens who get into trouble with the law are usually encouraged, if not forced, to go to therapy. Teens who decide for themselves that therapy is their best option to stop and begin afresh

  1. Low Self-Esteem

Teens need to feel loved, accepted and worth listening to. They are bombarded with peer pressure, bullying and judgment. Therapy offers teenagers with low self-esteem a listening ear and a safe place where they feel wanted and accepted as they are.

  1. Trauma

There are some adolescents who have experienced traumatic events and need someone outside their friends and family to talk to about it. Teens who have experienced a traumatic event seek the safety, listening ear and outside perspective of a therapist.

  1. Grief

Like adults, therapy can greatly help grieving teenagers walk through it and handle it in a healthy way. Grief can be the result of many causes such as the death of a loved one, divorce or separation of parents, alcoholism or addiction of a parent, news of a chronic illness or anything else. Some teens resort to some destructive coping strategies to push through the pain. Therapy provides hurting and grieving teenagers an outlet to process their feeling and make more sense of their situations.

 


There is a lot going on in the lives of adolescents during middle school and high school years. Teens seek therapy to help them address, handle and overcome a wide range of obstacles and personal struggles. As a professional therapist, you can have a great impact and influence on the lives of teens. If you’re interested in learning more about becoming a licensed therapist, we invite you to read some of our professional development resources.



 

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Topics: MFT, Family Therapy, Teen Therapy

Benefits of Pre-Marital Counseling

Posted by Amanda Rowan

July 15, 2016 at 2:27 PM


Benefits of Pre-Marital Counseling

They’re excited. They’re in love and the day is quickly approaching when they marry the man/woman of their dreams. The next phase in life looks great. Most soon-to-be couples ask ‘What can possibly go wrong when you finally get to spend the rest of your days with your special someone?’

Why Few People Seek Pre-Marital Counseling

Marriage is a big commitment, yet few engaged couples outside of religious communities go to pre-marital counseling. While most faith communities require couples to attend pre-marital counseling, couples with no faith background shy away from counseling. This has to do with fear. They don’t want to put a kink in a blossoming relationship. Engaged couples can be naïve and believe they can properly sort out their differences later.

How Pre-Marital Counseling Can Help

The benefits of pre-marital counseling, however, far outweigh the risks of addressing potential conflict before marriage. As a marriage and family therapist (MFT), you can offer engaged couples valuable advice. You can give them an unbiased, honest, outsider’s perspective on each partner’s shortcomings and bring up issues that need to be discussed before marriage.

No marriage, after all, will be without disagreements and conflict. Pre-marital counseling is a key component in ensuring that couples will have marriages that last. You can address the communication and conflict resolution issues that lead to divorce and prepare them with a plan and solution for dealing with these inevitabilities. 

 

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Here are the key benefits that you, as an MFT, can offer couples through pre-marital counseling.

  1. Lack of communication and inappropriate communication are the biggest contributors to disintegrating marriages. Many couples don’t engage in proper, open communication until a big problem arises – and by then it’s too late to work on communication skills. Some couples won’t even communicate during a major conflict, which leads to further misunderstandings.

 

Successful marriages require strong communication skills. Pre-marital counseling can provide the opportunity to develop effective communication skills for both partners. Negative communication habits can also be addressed during these sessions. When both partners go into the marriage with strong and effective communication skills, future conflicts can be addressed quicker and in a healthier way.

 

  1. Conflict resolution. The strength of one’s marriage is tested when conflict comes. No marriage is immune from disagreements and arguments and those that persevere with appropriate conflict resolution are the ones that will most likely to succeed. Conflict, like unhealthy communication skills, can destroy a marriage. Sessions with a counselor can guide soon-to-be couples on how to handle inevitable disagreements in a healthy and safe way. This knowledge will make future marital struggles easier to handle and discuss.

 

  1. Outside perspective. When people are in love, they tend to only see the best in their fiancé. Sooner or later, the honeymoon phase will end and they’ll see each other’s true colors. As a marriage counselor, you’ll will be able to offer an outside, objective perspective on their relationship and the strengths and weaknesses both partners bring to the marriage. As an outside observer, you will be able to offer the best wisdom, advice and correction.

 

  1. Lower chance for divorce. The biggest benefit of pre-marital counseling is that it equips both partners with the tools and knowledge needed to communicate effectively and clearly with one another and handle and resolve conflict. This, in turn, will lower the couple’s chance of their marriage ending in divorce.

 

Pre-marital counseling is highly recommended for any engaged couple. It is the best way couples can effectively communicate and handle future conflicts in their marriage. Couples who attend counseling have a higher chance their marriage will last and not end in divorce.

As a marriage and family therapist, you’ll have the opportunity to ensure that a couple’s marriage starts off on the right foot. For more information about becoming an MFT or preparing for the licensing exam, you can visit our resources and study guides.



 

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Topics: Counseling, Premarital Counseling, Marriage Therapy, MFT

3 Tips to Pass the LCSW Exam

Posted by Amanda Rowan

May 4, 2016 at 4:40 PM

Becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker is the goal of thousands of social work graduates each year. With so many graduates, we get many questions about the LCSW exam, such as “How do I pass the exam, what should I prepare for, how much time should I set aside for study?”

These questions have led us to give these three tips for passing the LCSW the first time.

  1. Organize your time efficiently. Studying for the LCSW exam is a time-consuming endeavor. Be prepared to study as much as 50-70 hours for the exam. Concentrated study of audio lectures, quizzes and practice exams can be the difference between passing and failing.
  2. Take an online course. Therapist Development Center provides essential test taking strategies you will use on exam day.  The course can be completed once with 50 hours of studying and can be repeated as needed. LCSW Exam Coaches are available for questions while you are preparing to PASS.  In 2015, 95% of social workers passed on the first try using our study system. You're next.
  3. Focus on Success. Studying for the LCSW might seem like a lot of work, not worth it at times. Keep your eyes on the prize. The average LCSW can make as much as $30,000 more per year than the average social work graduate. An LCSW can greatly enhance your life and your future.

For more information on FAQ’s, visit http://www.therapistdevelopmentcenter.com/faq

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The NEW California MFT Clinical Exam Prep is Launched!

Posted by Amanda Rowan

November 16, 2015 at 4:37 PM

All of us at the Therapist Development Center are pleased to announce that our new program for the California MFT Clinical exam has been launched! 

Every MFT intern in California wants to know: "What is the new Clinical Exam like?"  According to our sources at the Board of Behavioral Sciences, the MFT Clinical Exam will be a merger of the Standard Written Exam and the Clinical Vignette Exam.

So how did we go about creating our study system?  We identified the best parts of both our old programs, added some enhancements, integrated it all together into an easy to follow 10-step plan and WHOALA our 65-hour MFT Clinical Study System was born!

As always, you can count on TDC to cover the studying and test taking strategies that are going to ensure your success.  While you are studying, MFT coaches are standing by to answer any questions you have. We are with you until you pass.

We are running a MFT Clinical Exam launching promotion! 

Buy the MFT Clinical Exam program before the end of 2015 and save $50! 

Enter coupon code: 2015MFTClinical$50OFF at checkout.

 

Buy the California MFT Clinical Exam Prep  

 

(PS - It takes a lot of brain power and perseverance to create a 65-hour study course as comprehensive as ours.  I want to give a special thanks to my MFT coaches, Robin Gluck and Asya Pogodina, for their relentless dedication and support over the past year.   We did it!) 

 

On behalf of the TDC team, We look forward to helping you PASS with CONFIDENCE!

Contact us with any questions!

 

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