Association News: Vol. 31 No. 3
June 25, 2021Listening and learning to reenvision exam creation
Social justice has been an underlying force in ASWB’s value structure since its inception. When social work regulators formed ASWB in 1979 to develop the licensing exams, it was with the intent of protecting the public. Public protection is one of the highest forms of social justice.
June 25, 2021Regulatory research literature review to get under way
After the COVID-19 pandemic caused the 2020 ASWB Education Meeting on regulatory research to be canceled, it seemed that the third pillar of the strategic framework, Curate research for best practices in regulation, would become stalemated.
Live session held May 20 drew hundreds of attendees.
June 25, 2021Hard work recognized … with your help
“We know how hard the work can be,” said Tim Brown, former president of the ASWB Board of Directors, when he introduced the awards session at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Delegate Assembly.
June 30 marks the five-year deadline set by the ASWB Board of Directors in 2016 for member boards to comply with exam use policies, and the majority of boards that use the exams have done so. The COVID-19 pandemic slowed things down considerably as emergency orders changed the landscape of regulatio
June 25, 2021Can you see the conflict?
The concepts of perceived bias and conflict of interest principles remain critical to social work boards and their important public protection mandates.
June 25, 2021Noteworthy
Updates from ASWB members and volunteers