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ASWB Clinical Exam: Study Guide & Practice

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This study guide is designed to help you review information you would need to know when seeking to obtain social work licensure. The topics addressed in this course would be those you could expect to be tested on when sitting for the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Clinical licensing exam.
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14 chapters in ASWB Clinical Exam: Study Guide & Practice

Ch 1. Physical, Emotional & Intellectual Human Development {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[235593].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Principles of Growth and Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7017].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7017].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Human Growth and Development Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5300].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5300].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Pioneers in Human Development Theory: Freud, Piaget & Jung Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14141].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14141].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Personality Theories: Types & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8802].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8802].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Social Development Theories in Human Growth and Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11682].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11682].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Forces of Adult Development: Biological, Psychological, Sociocultural & Life-cycle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14690].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14690].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Emotional Development Through the Lifespan Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60374].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60374].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Knowledge and Change in Intelligence Over Time Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13332].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13332].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Religious and Spiritual Development in Counseling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14145].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14145].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: Definition, Theory & Pyramid Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Self Identity: Theory & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3806].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3806].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What Is Child Development? - Definition, Theories & Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19377].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19377].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Child and Adolescent Development: Developmental Milestones & Nature vs. Nurture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Sexual Development and Maturation of the Adolescent Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7024].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7024].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Abnormal Human Development: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7037].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7037].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Chronic Illness & Physical Disabilities: Effects on Human Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7042].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7042].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Adult and Older Adult Development Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14143].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14143].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Gerontology? - Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14656].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14656].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Grief and Bereavement: Patterns of Bereavement & Stages of Grief Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3519].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3519].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Caring for Aging Parents: Psychological Impact & Coping Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Family Life Cycle: Definition, Stages & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13744].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13744].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Secure Attachment Style: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10010].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10010].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Parenting Styles: Authoritarian, Permissive & Neglectful Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[73].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[73].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Developmental Influences of Aging: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Ageism & Stereotyping the Elderly: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14661].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14661].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Person-in-Environment (PIE) Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How Genetics Helps Us Understand Human Behavior Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27890].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27890].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Group Behavior in Social Psychology: Definition & Influences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[93].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[93].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Family Systems: Definition and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14875].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14875].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Effects of Life Events & Family Crisis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235605].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235605].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Crisis Situations: Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19420].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19420].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Psychology of Abnormal Behavior: Understanding the Criteria & Causes of Abnormal Behavior Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8328].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8328].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Indicators of Abuse & Neglect Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235609].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235609].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Defense Mechanisms: Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16427].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16427].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Dysfunctional Family Dynamics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235611].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235611].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Influences of Sexual Harassment and Abuse on Adolescent Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15604].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15604].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Psychological Abuse? - Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8198].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8198].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Physical Abuse? - Definition & Signs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235613].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235613].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Abusive Relationships: Causes, Consequences & Prevention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[55139].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[55139].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3516].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3516].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What is Mental Illness? - Definition, Disorders, Diseases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Child Abuse and Neglect: 4 Major Types, Characteristics & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13746].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13746].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Trauma-Related Disorders: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Acute Stress Disorder Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10444].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10444].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Effects of Trauma on Behavior & Self-image Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235615].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235615].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Race and Ethnicity Definitions: Social Minority vs. Social Majority Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2766].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2766].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Influence of Culture, Race & Ethnicity on Self-Image Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235619].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235619].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Sex and Gender in Society: Differences, Preferences & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace: Definition, Laws & Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Social Characteristics of an Aging Population Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20416].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20416].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Age Discrimination in the Workplace? - Definition, Cases & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10767].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10767].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Disability Discrimination? - Definition, Laws & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10784].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10784].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Possible Effects of Spirituality to Overall Health Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147501].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[147501].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Addiction and Addictive Behaviors: Types & Warning Signs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Substance Abuse & Substance Dependence: Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[103].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[103].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Effects of Substance Abuse on Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[172657].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[172657].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence: Definition and Causes of Substance Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Personality Theories & Substance Abuse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[82351].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[82351].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Effects of Alcohol: Physiological, Behavioral & Long-Term Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Behavioral Interviewing: Methodology & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24319].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24319].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Naturalistic Observation in Psychology: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57223].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57223].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Mental Health & Psychopathology: Definition & Dimensions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19019].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19019].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is the Biopsychosocial Model? - Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57169].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57169].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Assessing the Psychodynamic Model: Strengths and Weaknesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Clinical Interviews in Psychological Assessment: Purpose, Process, & Limitations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11016].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11016].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is the DSM? - Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5193].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5193].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Different Types of Mental Disabilities: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7043].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7043].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How Basic Medical Terms Describe Disease Signs, Symptoms & Syndromes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53632].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53632].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Co-occurring Disorders & Conditions in Substance Abusers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235639].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235639].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Risk Factors for Being a Danger to Self & Others Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235641].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235641].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Methods for Assessing Emotional Trauma Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235645].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235645].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Therapeutic Communication: Definition, Goals, Types & Principles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54062].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54062].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is Empathy? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7933].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7933].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Cultural Sensitivity? - Definition, Examples & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17655].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17655].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Relationship Building Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[109534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[109534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Professional Objectivity in Therapeutic Relationships Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235661].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235661].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Transference in Psychotherapy: Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5348].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5348].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Mental Health Counseling: Definition & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14267].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14267].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Coping With Stress: Techniques, Attitudes & Reducing Exposure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18935].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18935].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Anger Management Techniques & Therapy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69050].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69050].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Common Cognitive Treatments and Therapy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12143].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12143].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Common Behavioral Treatments: Classical Conditioning and Desensitization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12139].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12139].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Common Psychodynamic Treatments: Free Association, Therapist Interpretation, and Catharsis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11672].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11672].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Therapeutic Approaches in Psychology: Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5347].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5347].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Prevention & Empowerment Strategies in Therapy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Techniques for Therapeutic Support & Motivation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235671].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[235671].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Group Therapy: Definition, Uses & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[109].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[109].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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