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Our exam prep coaches cover the topic of anxiety management in our weekly Facebook Live event: Coaches’ Corner.

One of the most common challenges facing people preparing for the licensing exam is how to balance studying with the other responsibilities and pressures of life. AATBS’s in-house exam consultants, Melissa and Jennifer, have talked to dozens of people who find themselves struggling with this dilemma. Earlier this month, they returned to Coaches’ Corner with a broadcast on this very subject: how to balance the responsibilities of studying with the demands of a busy life. You can watch the video at the link below.

On June 28th, our weekly AATBS Coaches' Corner featured Jennifer and Melissa chatting about test-taking strategies.

Changes Coming to the ASWB Social Work Exam
It was recently announced that the ASWB (the board that administers the National Social Work exam) is making some changes to their exams starting Jan 1, 2018. The content and knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) are being modified across all four levels of the exam (Bachelors, Masters, Clinical, Advanced Generalist).

Prepare for the NCMHCE with Techniques from the Special Forces
Mental toughness techniques used by the Special Forces can play a crucial role in successfully passing the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Exam (NCMHCE).

Will You Survive the Workforce After Passing the ASWB Exam?
It’s likely you have what it takes to pass the Social Work exam. Though passing the licensed clinical social work exam gets you licensed, there is a learning curve when it comes to actual practice.

Two of our incredible coaches, Melissa Mendoza and Jennifer Kolb, are back for another AATBS “Coaches' Corner” session.

Two of AATBS’s incredible coaches, Melissa Mendoza and Jennifer Kolb, teamed up for the first ever Coaches’ Corner session.

How the Body Influences the Mind
What does it mean to “feel?” By what process do we gauge our emotions? In other words, how is it that we know we are angry, sad, hungry, fearful, tired, excited, etc.? A brief examination of what is referred to by Drs. Craig, Critchley, Garfinkel, and others as “interoception” may provide some helpful insights into these questions.

The Amazing Power of
Discouragement and feeling like a failure can be detrimental to your success. However, failure is not final. If you believe in improvement, then you can pass the EPPP.