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2017 Analysis of the Practice of Social Work

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A3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report describes the process and outcomes of the analysis of the practice of social work conducted between 2015 and 2016 by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB). [...] The 2016 practice analysis involved surveying a representative sample of social workers in the United States and Canada and using the results to update the content and weighting of the licensure examination blueprints. [...] INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW This report documents the process, methodology, and outcomes of the analysis of the practice of social work conducted between 2015 and 2016 by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB). [...] The primary aim of this study was to examine the current state of social work practice in the United States and Canada and use the results to update the licensure blueprints for the social work licensure exams maintained by ASWB. [...] The Goal The purposes of the study were to: 1. Obtain a picture of the current practice of social work from a representative sample of social workers in the United States (including the District of Columbia, the U. S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Territory of Guam, and the U. S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) and the 10 provinces of Canada via an online survey of their pra

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