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How to Become a Social Worker in California
Given California’s need for social workers, many people are considering a career in this field. However, the process of becoming a social worker in California can appear confusing to someone just beginning. In this article we hope to demystify the process for you, breaking down the various steps a person needs to follow to become a LCSW in California.

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.

Transform Burnout into Productive Social Work Exam Prep
Burnout can lead to a decline in performance which can be bad news for your Social Work exam prep. Knowing the warning signs of burnout can help you transform burnout into productivity. In this post we equip you with warning signs and solutions. These five indicators of burnout are just the beginning.

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!

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).

Are Social Workers Compassionate Enough?
Compassion is perhaps the driving force of those who enter the social working profession, or any helping profession for that matter. Compassion and empathy may be the reasons we put our time and emotional energy towards helping others when it could be easier to look away.

You’re Never Too Old to Become a Social Worker
How do you think of yourself as you age? For many of us, when we think about the aging process, the first words that come to our minds are negative terms like “decline”, “senility” and “decrepit.” This is because our culture tends to associate aging with cognitive and physiological decline.