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Our accomplished LCSW tutors provide customized teaching methods for LCSW test preparation. You might struggle with either the content or test-taking or a little bit of both. Your tutor will work along with you to help you build upon your foundations in the material. We provide LCSW prep both in-person and online. Your tutor will help you put your best put forward on the Licensed Clinical Social Worker exam.
ASWB LCSW Prep Study Packages
Free ASWB Guide to the Social Work Exams, 2nd edition Book
Practice makes perfect. We include an official ASWB Guide to the Social Work Exams, 2nd edition book with every LCSW study package. It includes official practice questions and crucial ASWB LCSW preparation information.
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We know that every student is on a different page. Your LCSW tutor will create a study plan that is tailored to your needs.
One on One LCSW Prep
We believe personalized learning is the best way to improve. You will work with one LCSW tutor, 1-on-1, to build upon your foundation and learn how to improve.
We add a Free Introductory Hour to every package, so students can meet their tutor and develop a customized study plan before beginning their paid package hours. All unused hours are refundable, so you can try our LCSW prep risk-free.
We offer multiple extended payment options. Contact us to find out which installment plan suits your budget.
Use your study hours as best suits your needs. Some students meet with a tutor daily, while others space it out to weekly meetings.
$999 Quick Review: 12 Hours
$1799 In-Depth Review: 24 Hours
$2399 High Achiever Plan: 36 Hours
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The ASWB LCSW exam is taken as an evaluation for licensing across the United States, in two Canadian provinces, and in the US Virgin Islands. The ASWB LCSW or LCSW is one of the four licensing exams conducted by ASWB. It’s comprised of 170 multiple-choice questions. Each question has four answer choices. The LCSW differs from state-to-state. But mostly you’re required to pass the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) clinical level exam. The cost of the exam is $260. In case you don’t pass the exam, you must wait 3 months before retaking the exam.
The questions on the LCSW exam focus mainly on mental health/clinical practice issues. The questions test competencies in mainly four areas of mental health/clinical knowledge and practice.
24% of the questions are based on Human Development, Diversity, and Behavior in the environment. This section tests your knowledge of human diversity, development, and social behaviors. In order to ace this section, you must have an understanding of the basic tenets of social psychology and familiarity with loss of identity, power, and oppression.
30% of the questions are based on Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment planning. This is the second most heavily weighted section of the LCSW test. This section is subdivided into three sections: 1) Biopsychosocial History and Collateral Data, 2) Assessment and Diagnosis and 3) Treatment Planning.
The third section is based on Psychotherapy, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning. It makes up 27% of the questions. This part tests your knowledge of actual intervention practices. If you’re well versed in counselor/client relationships, case management issues and intervention models you will easily ace this section. You’re also expected to have knowledge of when and how to refer the client to colleagues associated with allied fields, such as psychiatry or medicine.
The fourth and final section is worth 19% of the total exam. It focuses on Professional Ethics and Values.
Even though there are 170 questions on the exam, only 150 are scored; the other 20 questions are “pretest” questions. These may appear on future exams. However, there is no way of differentiating between the pretest questions and the others. So, it’s important to answer every question assuming it will count.
Working with a private LCSW tutor will make you competent in the content along with adapting and strategizing on test day. Our skillful and experienced LCSW tutors won’t hold back in challenging you so that you may improve and eventually become a competitive applicant for the LCSW.
Our LCSW tutors are well versed in what they do. They will help you master every aspect of the test. They will help you prepare to pass the test and also increase your perceptual ability.
To top, we provide students with the ASWB Guide to the Social Work Exams, 2nd edition test to every student book. So why wait? Sign up now!
Top ASWB LCSW Prep Tutors
Shan F.LCSW: 112
Jacksonville LCSW tutor Shan F. is a two-time graduate of the Florida State University, receiving a Bachelors and Masters of Social Work degree. In December of 2017, she self-studied for the LCSW exam and passed on the first testing attempt.…
Jason F., MD
Jason has an extensive background in medicine and life sciences. He double majored at MIT in chemical engineering and biology, and received his medical doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania. He has spent the past few years applying his knowledge…
Shanelle is a an Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Worker who resides in Urbana, IL. She received a BA in Social Work from Bradley University & a MSW (Concentration: Advocacy, Leadership, & Social Change) from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.
Our approach to private LCSW tutoring:
We begin by getting to know our students as well as possible. We will need to know about your history with the LCSW exam so that you can provide you with a tailor-made LCSW preparation course for you. Some of the information we seek includes:
1How long have you been studying for the LCSW, or are you just beginning?
2Have you taken the official LCSW exam before?
3Have you taken a practice LCSW test?
4What did you score?
5Do you need help with every section of the LCSW, or do you want your LCSW prep course to focus on certain sections/problem types?
6Are you struggling with content?
7Are you struggling with strategy and time management?
8What are your best days/times to meet with a tutor?
9Do you prefer online or in-person meeting? (Note: you can use both options interchangeably)
10What is your deadline, and have you registered for an upcoming test date?
After we get to know our students and their background studying for LCSW, we pick a private LCSW tutor who matches their location, schedule, preference, and expectations. The first step is to figure out your weakness(es) among all the four sections of the LCSW test. We match the student with a top scoring LCSW tutor depending on the student’s learning style/personality.
Besides 1-on-1 LCSW tutoring, we also have LCSW tutoring in small groups. Small group tutoring means the tutor will provide a general study plan along with some time to answer individual queries. It is our prime objective to enable you to build the confidence and knowledge you require to ace the LCSW.
We provide an official ASWB full-length LCSW practice test for students. Students can use this test as a means of diagnosis for the tutors to analyze the results and the area where they need to focus and improve the most.
The ASWB LCSW is one of the four licensing exams held by ASWB. Unlike the BSW and MSW, which are taken by recent graduates of social work programs, the LCSW is taken by social workers who are completing a supervised practice in the context of mental health/clinical practice. The exam is pretty complex. Therefore, you should prepare for the LCSW for at least 3 months.
The Total Score
Human Development, Diversity, and Behavior22-26
Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning28-33
Psychotherapy, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning25-29
Professional Ethics and Values19-21
More Info & Resources
Free Online LCSW Resources:
The first step to preparing for a test is to know what to study about. So, learn what to study for LCSW examination here.
To score higher in your test, you should study not only hard but also study smart. For that, know more about the LCSW exams scoring.
A master guide can come in handy sometimes for your revision the day before your exam.
Students who decide to use a package for their LCSW tutoring can choose the frequency and duration of their meetings. We understand that students’ schedules are busy and inconstant, so you can register every lesson according to your best days/times of availability.
Online or In-Person
You can meet with your LCSW tutor online or in-person. You can also choose a combination of the two. Some students prefer online tutoring because of the convenience while others would prefer an in-person LCSW prep course. No matter your preference, we have tutors available to match your needs.