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Coaches’ Corner Highlights
The AATBS Facebook Live broadcast Coaches’ Corner has been a big hit since it launched among those preparing for licensure exams. Here are some of the recent highlights!

Alarming First-Time Pass Rates on California MFT Exam
An unusually low first-time pass rates on California’s MFT Clinical Exam has launched widespread controversy in the MFT world. For those Californians preparing to take this exam, these figures highlight the need for proper preparation materials and study skills. Learn more in the article below.

How to Become a Social Worker
It’s common for aspiring social workers to find themselves in a state of confusion. There are four different social work exams and varying requirements from state to state. Where does a person start when beginning down the road of becoming a licensed social worker? This post directs you to the answers to these questions as you embark on your journey to become a social worker.

In this special edition of Coaches’ Corner, our in-house exam coaches have fielded 13 common questions regarding licensure preparation and test taking. Ranging from questions on dealing with burnout to the best way to approach practice tests, this video is a must for anyone preparing for a licensure exam.

In her years spent researching vulnerability and why we numb it, Brené Brown found that vulnerability can be easily numbed at the cost of human connection. If you are an aspiring social worker, her Ted Talk is a must watch.

As we talk to people preparing for their exams, one of the most frequent pain points is time management. How does one go about balancing studies with normal life?

Bounce Back After Exam Failure
Bouncing back after a failed exam can be difficult. What do you do after a failed attempt? Where do you begin? Why do people fail in the first place? AATBS coaches, Melissa and Jennifer, answer these questions and give tips on how to strategize for a successful next attempt in our Coaches Corner live-stream from the end of August.

Transitioning Back to the Routine of Studying for Your Licensure Exam
Depending on the shift in your schedule, you may find yourself with either more time or less time to study than you did during the summer. A successful transition back into routine takes planning, prioritizing, and consistency. Use these avenues to achieve your goal of passing your licensure exam before the holidays!

Our in-house exam coaches did an edition of Coaches’ Corner to discuss some frequently asked questions about the various licensure exams. If you’re studying to become a psychologist, a social worker, an MFT, or a counselor, this video is jammed-packed with information you need to know before you take your test.

Transform Burnout into Productive Social Work Exam Prep: Part Two
Last week, we covered five indicators of burnout as well as the steps to overcoming the specific indicators. Those first five indicators are: exhaustion, lack of motivation, negative emotions, cognitive problems, and poor job performance. These five signs are only half of signals indicating burnout. Take a look to get the complete picture.