Assessment is a major area covered in the social work exams, and it pays to be knowledgeable about what information to gather from clients entering therapy and how to gather that information. As a social worker, you assess a case to basically answer the question: “What is going on here?” We use numerous tools to assess and conceptualize a new case.
If you’re a social work student, licensure candidate, or LCSW supervisor based in California, it’s important to know that changes are coming to the LCSW licensure and supervision process. The following changes will impact ASWs and LCSWs practicing in California. Most of these changes will come into effect at the beginning of next year, on January 1, 2019.