April 8, 2021, 6:00 – 8:30 pm CST
BSW/MSW Exam Preparation Workshop
0.0 Continuing Education Hours
Katherine Drechsler, DSW, LCSW-SA
This workshop will assist individuals preparing for the Association of Social Work Boards(ASWB) examination at the BSW and MSW level. The importance of developing an examination study plan that includes knowledge of the ASWB examination process, incorporates individual learning styles that best fit the individual, ways to manage test anxiety, useful strategies for studying, and resources that will work best to support the examination preparation will be overviewed. A summary of the content areas on the different examinations, strategies for answering test questions, and a review of sample test questions will be included.
KATHERINE DRECHSLER, DSW, LCSW-SA
Dr. Katherine Drechsler earned her MSW from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her Doctorate of Social Work with Clinical Emphasis from George Williams College of Aurora University. She currently is the Field Coordinator for the Social Work Program and is the Advisor for the Student Social Work Organization and the Phi Alpha Honor Society. Prior to joining the UW-Whitewater faculty full time in 2014, she worked twenty-seven years in the social work field as a clinical social worker working with adults with mental health and substance abuse diagnoses, in child welfare, in juvenile justice, and in residential treatment for adolescents. Dr. Drechsler’s research interests include addictions, foster care, adoption, diversity and difference in practice, and enhancing teaching in social work education. Dr. Drechsler primarily teaches practice courses and field experience.