The Association of Social Work Boards sells the Guide to the Social Work Exams in hard copy and electronic versions. The Association also sells online practice tests. These are the only items endorsed by the Association of Social Work Boards for students preparing for social work license exams.
The Guide to the Social Work Exams published by the Association of Social Work Boards includes a description of how exams are written and the methodology of test development. The guide also offers tips on how students can develop customized study plans. Content outlines and suggested references for each of the exam categories are also included.
The practice tests are available for purchase only to customers who have registered to take the Association of Social Work Boards social work licensing exam. Candidates are restricted to purchasing the practice tests corresponding with the exams they are registered to take. The practice exam is administered online. The test is 170 questions in length and must be completed within four hours. Candidates may take the exam one time. After completing the test, candidates have 30 days to review the test questions, their answers and the answer rationales.
The website Social Work Test Prep offers a list of resources for studying for social work exams. SocialWorkTestPrep.com also offers a 10-question practice exam for free with no log-in requirements.