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Credentialing And Assessment In Social Work: Licensing Preparation Initiative (SWK-776)

Semester: Fall 2023
Number: 0404-776-070
Instructor: Patricia Joyce
Days: TBA
Note: Online, Asynchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 1
Status: This Course is Filled to Capacity
Course Meets: August 28 - December 13

Pass / Fail grade only

Course Materials: View Text Books

Students will gain familiarity with the content areas of the masters-level licensing exam and be able to connect the purpose of the exam to the MSW curriculum, highlighting points of connection and points where they diverge, with specific examples from required courses in all sequences. Students will identify their own strengths and address the challenges related to taking the exam. Students will apply the information learned which contributes to their ability in passing the licensing exam.

Learning Goals:   By the end of the course, students will be able to:1. Articulate how the masters-level licensing exam connects to core competencies in social work education as embodied in the MSW curriculum across all sequences2. Successfully summarize and apply the NASW Code of Ethics to exam questions utilizing the Code of Ethics Framework3. Identify ethical considerations within exam questions4. Identify strategies to address test anxiety5. Implement study tips and plans for the licensing exam, including a study plan6. Apply study and test-taking strategies for successful test taking outcomes7. Identify questions that test your knowledge on assessment and intervention planning and interventions8. Apply test testing strategies to successfully answer exam questions

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.


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