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Everything You Need to Know About the Changes Coming to the Social Work Exams
No need to panic about the upcoming Social Work exam changes! AATBS has you covered with information and packages that will help you pass!

How Cognitive Distortions May Affect Your EPPP Success
Did you know that cognitive distortions could hold you back from success on the EPPP? In this video, Renee St. Jacques explains that her own negative mentality about the EPPP and the study process (including negative self-talk such as “I'm a fake,” “I'm not smart enough,” and “the EPPP is bad”) had real-world effects, hindering her ability successfully to prepare for the EPPP. Renee shares what she did to address this and how the same techniques can help you as you prepare for the psychology licensing exam.

Changes to the EPPP
The EPPP is changing! The good news is that there is no need to panic. The core content of the test will stay the same. The only changes will be in the percentage of questions for each domain. Read more about these changes in our article below.

Practice These 8 Bedrocks of Self-Care Before You Get MFT Certified
Positively impact your success as an MFT before you become licensed by following the eight bedrocks of self-care.

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.