Detailed information on testing accommodations is found here.
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Yes. Keep in mind, however, that every jurisdiction chooses the examination categories to be administered, so not every jurisdiction offers every category. The examination categories themselves are the same—the Clinical ASWB examination in Illinois, for example, is the same as the Clinical ASWB examination administered in Virginia. That is where the similarities end—tests are not equivalent between categories. (For example, the Masters examination is not equivalent to the Bachelors, Clinical, or Advanced Generalist examinations.)
That varies, and depends on many factors. Generally, after the application for licensure is sent to the board, it is not unusual for it to take a month or more to receive word on whether you can register for the exam. After you register for the exam, you must wait one day before calling to schedule the test. Scheduling a test depends on appointment availability at the test centers. Once the board has received your score (a process that can take up to two weeks), the board must issue the license, which can mean another wait of a week or more.
Yes. The ASWB exams are available through Pearson Professional Centers in locations worldwide.
The required wait is to allow ASWB and its testing vendor time to transfer and check candidate data.
Candidates registered with ASWB will be able to make an online appointment at a Pearson VUE test site approximately 24 hours after registration. Learn more about making an appointment to test at a Pearson VUE test site. Candidates with special arrangements will not be able to schedule appointments online.
Yes. You need to apply to your board and pay any application fees before you can take the test. (Your board may also assess a fee to issue your license after you pass your exam.) You must begin by contacting your board.
No. But many jurisdictions do allow special accommodations for candidates whose primary language is something other than English. Contact your board for information.
Detailed information on disability accommodations is found here.
ASWB offers the examinations through a network of test sites owned or affiliated through Pearson VUE.
The examinations are administered by appointment at test centers. There are no set test dates—you must schedule a time to come in and take the exam.
No. Although the ASWB examination is administered through a computer, it requires no previous computer experience. The equipment will allow you to skip questions and return to them, change your answers, and mark questions for later review. You will be given a brief tutorial on the operation of the computer.
No. There are multiple versions, or forms, of each category of ASWB examinations, and within those forms, the order of items is changed frequently. Some items will be the same from one test administration to the next, but all items are reordered as part of the new examination.