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How to get the most out of your workshop
Attending a workshop is a great way to improve your clinical skills. Whether the focus of the program is to prepare you for your licensure exam or to learn new study habits, you will want to get the most out of the experience. Here are a few tips that can help you get the most out of your workshop.

Meet the Coaches: Melissa and Jennifer
There’s a lot you don’t know about our in-house coaches, Melissa Mendoza and Jennifer Kolb!

We Need To Practice What We Preach
If we burnout, leave the profession, get kicked out, or work ourselves to death, we aren’t helping anyone. Our work is hard – we really need to take care of ourselves. Or else. Fortunately, we know what to do. We “just” need to practice what we preach.

Coaches' Corner Recap: Habits of Successful Exam Candidates
Melissa and Jennifer shared the following habits of successful exam candidates.

The Goldilocks Effect - How Much Studying is
Spending over 400 hours EPPP study materials has shown negative results in exam prep. This group of people not only failed to improve, but were less likely to pass the exam.

Grand Challenge #8: Harness Technology For Social Good
Many of you probably already use technology in some form to help your clients and learn. If you use online software to input your client notes or turn in your social work papers using an online school program, you’re using technological advances. But the AASWSW believes that social work is behind other fields in the implementation of technology to help the people we serve.

Lifelong Learning: The case to keep learning once college is over.
Congratulations! You’ve graduated. Or maybe you are just fantasizing about the day that you will have finally finished the mountain of schoolwork and will be able to say that you did, in fact, graduate. No matter your current relationship with typical classroom learning, I am here today to advocate for the benefits of being a lifelong learner.

Coaches’ Corner Recap: Beating Procrastination
Melissa and Jennifer discuss how to beat procrastination in our biweekly broadcast of Coaches’ Corner.

Should you provide telemental health?
Have you thought about adding video counseling to your list of services? Have you considered your ability to reach more clients in different zip codes? Many virtual counseling platforms are available that give people access to counselors throughout the world.

College Students & Mental Health
Making the transition to college can be a difficult one for many people. For many young adults, this represents the first major transitional step into adulthood.