"I’ve been studying and studying but I have no clue to be able figure out if I am ready to take the test."
"I did very well in school, got good grades, am getting excellent evaluations on my job, but I failed that exam the first time I took it, and I’m too terrified to try again."
"I am out of school so long, I haven’t cracked a book in years, no way I’m going to be able to pass that exam!"
"I’m doing mostly administration and program development since I graduated, how can I expect to pass an exam that is so full of clinical questions?"
Does this sound like you? In Ohio, 50% of test-takers fail the first time and the second time as well.
What is needed? Three things:
1- A determined social worker.
2- A study plan designed to be individualized to your unique learning style, which engages you and involves you in an active learning process and gives you constant feedback during the process as to what you know, and what you still have to learn. A course of learning that teaches to the test, specifically.
3- Strategies that help you find the clues that lead to the correct answer.
I am a clinical social worker in Cincinnati, Ohio. Currently, my professional services are focused on providing help to Master’s-trained social workers who want to fulfill the requirements to become licensed as an an LISW. Courses and tutoring are given locally or anywhere online via Skype.
For specific information, click on the "License Exam" above.