Wednesday, April 16, 2008

What to do FIRST/NEXT

These questions can be miserable to answer. Here's the trick to knowing what to do first or next:

[1] Acknowledge client's feelings
[2] Assess situation
[3] Refer (always to the highest educated person: neurologist over generalist)
[4] Educate
[5] Advocate
[6] Facilitate
[7] Intervene

One, or more, of these choices will be in the answer selections. Know this order, and look for the order within the answer choices. ALWAYS acknowledge a client's feelings or emotions first. Write this order down on the scrap paper the exam proctors will give you.


Unknown said...

Thank you so much for your blog and this super tip. I passed the LCSW exam in Illinois yesterday on my first try!

Thank you !

Unknown said...

Yes! Practice with taking exams. I recommend the LEAP and ASWB practice exams. I passed the test LCSW on my first try yesterday!

Unknown said...

I read your blog.I thought it was great.. Hope you have a great day. God bless.


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