Beginning January 2, 2018, all ASWB examinations will reflect the new exam blueprints.
Content Area I. – Human Development, Diversity, and Behavior
Content Area I. Human Development, Diversity, and Behavior in the Environment decreased by 1%.
Content Area II. – Assessment and Intervention Planning
Content Area II. Assessment and Intervention Planning remained constant at 24%.
Content Area III. – Direct and Indirect Practice
Content Area III. Direct and Indirect Practice was renamed Interventions with Clients/Client Systems, and the weight for this area increased by 3%. The competencies in this content area were also renamed to more accurately reflect the practice of social work with diverse clients and client systems.
Content Area IV. – Professional Relationships, Values, and Ethics
The weight for Content Area IV. Professional Relationships, Values, and Ethics increased by two percentage points, reflecting the importance of demonstrating competence in relationship-building, values, and ethics for safe and effective practice.
Pocket Prep’s ASWB MSW exam prep app has been updated to reflect these 2018 changes.
View the 2018 ASWB MSW Exam Blueprint