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Our Response to the ASWB Pass Rate Analysis

Recently, the ASWB released its first-ever pass-rate analysis (see here for full details). Among other findings, the data revealed disturbing and significant disparities between racial groups, especially for Black test takers. For example, only 52% of Black test takers passed

Social Worker Licensing Acronyms

There are dozens of social work acronyms that vary by licensure level and state. A social worker abbreviation normally includes three or four letters. Knowing all the acronyms for social work licensure is important for understanding which are needed or accepted for

NASW Code of Ethics Updates – ASWB Exam

The NASW – the National Association of Social Workers, was developed with a mission to promote and protect social workers and the overall profession. Established in the mid-1950s, the National Association of Social Workers now operates as the largest professional

Social Work Licensing Requirements by State

All states require social work licensure applicants to have a degree from a CSWE-accredited institution. However, Social work license requirements can vary dramatically by state.  Make sure to check that you meet your state’s requirements before registering for your exam!

Social Worker vs. Counselor vs. Therapist: Similarities and Differences

Social workers, counselors, and therapists are all professionals who help people in their communities. They work in a variety of settings, including schools, hospitals, recovery facilities, and government agencies. The following information explains the similarities and differences between these professionals and the

Self-Determination and the BSW, LMSW, and LCSW ASWB Exams

When it comes to the foundation of social work, do not underestimate the concept of self-determination.  Self-determination in social work is at the core of what we, as practitioners, do in the field. It is also an important element of

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