Social Work ASWB Advanced Generalist Practice Test

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Social Work ASWB Advanced Generalist Practice Test

SKU# 9780826134349

170 Questions to Identify Knowledge Gaps

Author: Dawn Apgar PhD, LSW, ACSW


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Written by a highly-respected social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this full-length practice test with answers and rationales covers all the content areas of the updated 2018 ASWB® Advanced Generalist exam. A valuable diagnostic tool to improve test success, the 170 questions mirror the exam in length, structure, and content. Reviewers applaud the book’s test-taking strategies for each question which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. In-depth rationales for correctly answering each question help readers identify gaps in knowledge and errors in problem solving. Additional test taking tips make this book an invaluable resource for those who want to pass the ASWB® Advanced Generalist Exam on the first attempt!

    Highlights include:
  • Updated to reflect ASWB’s revised 2018 test blueprint used for test construction.
  • Written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her invaluable workshops.
  • A full practice test with 170 questions that mirrors the actual ASWB® Advanced Generalist Exam in length, structure, and content, with detailed explanations of the correct answers.
  • Test-taking strategies for each question along with the detailed rationale for the correct answer help readers identify gaps in knowledge and errors in problem solving.
  • Questions are distinct from those in the author’s Social Work ASWB® Advanced Generalist Exam Guide, Second Edition.
  • Can be used on its own or in conjunction with the Social Work ASWB® Advanced Generalist Exam Guide, Second Edition.
  • Students applaud the invaluable tips for how to read and answer each question and assess one’s learning style which provide a powerful diagnostic tool and help foster exam confidence.
  • The Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) are identified for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study.
  • An evaluation of results helps readers identify the content areas and competencies that need further study.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date December 30, 2017
  • Page Count 296
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826134349

About The Author(s) 

Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW, has helped thousands of social workers across the country pass the ASWB examinations associated with all levels of licensure. In recent years, she has consulted in numerous states to assist with establishing licensure test preparation programs.

Dr. Apgar has done research on licensure funded by the American Foundation for Research and Consumer Education in Social Work Regulation and is currently chairperson of her state’s social work licensing board. She is a past President of the New Jersey Chapter of NASW and has been on its National Board of Directors. In 2014, the Chapter presented her with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Apgar has taught in both undergraduate and graduate social work programs and has extensive direct practice, policy, and management experience in the social work field.

Table of Contents 


Recommendations for Using this Practice Exam

170-Question Diagnostic Practice Exam

Answer Key

Answers with Analytic Rationales

Evaluation of Results

Appendix I Content Areas, Competencies and KSAs for the ASWB® Advanced Generalist Examination

Appendix II Learning Styles