LCSW Exam Prep: ASWB Clinical Level Exam
Price: $295.00

National LCSW Exam Study Program

Our 2020 Licensed Clinical Social Worker Exam Study System prepares social workers to pass the CLINICAL Level Exam administered by the ASWB. This LCSW Exam Study System is fully updated to reflect the content on the 2020 ASWB exam. Included in the online study system is access to:

  • An organized, step-by-step study plan that allows you to create a personalized, easy to follow schedule.  Many students waste valuable time trying to figure out what to study and often miss out on key topics OR end up over studying topics that are unlikely to show up on the exam.  Our plan keeps you focused and efficient - covering exactly what you need to know for the ASWB's Licensed Clinical Social Worker exam and nothing you don’t.
  • Online audio workshops with downloadable handouts – listen when you want and how much you want.  This means you can study on the go - in the car, on a walk, at the gym, or cleaning your house. The audio and visual study materials work for all types of learners.
  • Effective study tools for the ASWB Clinical Exam — Top 50 Topics Tested, Law & Ethics Quiz, DSM 5 Audio Lectures and Outline, Quick Studies and Quizzes for key terms and content that will appear on the LCSW test.
  • Clinical examples that help you learn instead of memorizing. To pass this exam you need to understand how to approach the reasoning-based questions that make up the vast majority of the LCSW exam, including being able to identify what the key clinical concept of each question is. Our study program brings content alive with real-life examples similar to the ones you will see on the LCSW exam.
  • Clear test-taking strategies you will use on exam day to figure out what they are asking and what the best answer is. Our study program for the national LCSW exam also focuses on anxiety management to keep you thinking clearly.
  • ASWB practice exams with over 750+ practice questions that include detailed audio or written rationales, & reflect the actual kinds of questions you will see on the ASWB Clinical Level Exam.  Our questions were written by social workers who passed with scores of 90% or higher on the ASWB Clinical Exam, so the questions accurately reflect what you will see on the test (unlike many other practice tests and programs you will find out there in the test prep world).
  • Experienced coaches are available via email for questions and support who will always get back to you within two business days (but are often able to get back with you even sooner!).

The LCSW licensing exam training takes roughly 57 hours of study time to complete once. We recommend studying between 2 and 12 weeks. Access to the program expires after 4 months, but it is FREE to extend or repeat the program. We are with you until you PASS the Licensed Clinical Social Work Exam! Once you sign up, you can access the program & digital resources immediately. Nothing is shipped - it is all online. Get started now to prepare yourself to PASS the ASWB Clinical Exam with confidence!

Still unsure if our LCSW Exam Prep is right for you?

Here at the Therapist Development Center, we understand that taking the ASWB Clinical Level Exam can be daunting. Many of you have jobs that are dependent on you passing this LCSW exam.  Others have been out of graduate school for a long time and feel out of touch with the broad amount of content tested on the ASWB Clinical Exam. Finding the right LCSW licensing exam training and LCSW exam prep program can be challenging with so many options - books, workshops, apps, and other online options.

Many social workers come to us after using other LCSW study guides and failing, finding themselves feeling defeated or hopeless that they won't find the help they need. They report that they were overwhelmed with a pile of books, that the day-long workshop only covered a small portion of the content tested, or that the online program they went through didn’t teach them how to answer the types of questions that showed up on their exams.  We totally get it. We created a robust study program for the ASWB Clinical Exam that offers multiple learning methods, so your brain can learn both the content you need to pass, and the strategy needed to break down the unique types of questions that show up on this exam. The good news is, once the social workers who previously failed started studying with us, they quickly found themselves with a renewed sense of confidence and were able to successfully PASS their ASWB Clinical Level Exams.


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Course Reviews

I am glad TCD stayed with me and instantly replying to my emails! I enjoyed the audios and quick studies. I listened to the audios to/from work. I also enjoyed the quizzes/mocks/final mocks because that allowed me to practice questions and understand what the stem was asking. I would highly recommend TDC. THANK YOU!! I am so glad it is all OVER!! Best of luck to everyone on this journey!

Thank you so much for this! I could not have passed without your course. Additionally, I found it extremely interesting and feel like I have become a better clinician just from taking your course. I found it engaging and applicable and I am going to keep all of the quick studies and materials for future. Will definitely recommen to others.

I used TDC for my master’s exam 3 years ago and passed on the first try. I just used TDC again for my clinical exam and passed on the first try! I scored well above what I needed to pass.

TDC was great. I was anxious about taking the exam the second time especially because I only had 3 weeks to study. TDC helped me feel prepared and confident before taking the exam. Amanda's technique of putting the answers and order and imagining myself with a client while taking the exam helped me the most. I definitely recommend TDC to anyone taking the exam and looking for study material.

TDC was amazing in preparing me to take the Clinical Social Work exam! I passed the first time! I did not use any other material except taking the ASWB practice exam following the TDC program. I highly recommend this program.


The course really helped me prepare by reviewing topics, the practice quizzes and exams I believe were the best!

Questions were very similar to actual exam, and I felt very prepared when I got to the exam. TDC did a great job helping me to think critically through questions. I learned a lot, not only information that helped me pass the exam, but also helpful in preparing for being an LCSW. I would recommend this to anyone studying for the LCSW.

I felt my MSW program was somewhat macro focused, and I have been working as medical social worker so I felt i needed a good prep course. I signed up for the test a month out, went through your LCSW prep course once and passed on my first attempt. I am so glad I used your course. It is an all-in-one, step-by-step prep course that is, in my opinion, all you need to pass the ASWB Clinical Exam. Thank you

Thank you so much! I passed on my first attempt. I graduated in 1994, so I truly needed to relearn much of the material as well as how to take a test of this scope and intensity. Your course significantly enhanced my ability to accomplish this critical step in my career. Stay safe and well!

I tried other study material until a co-worker recommend TDC and let me tell you, I AM HAPPY I TRIED IT. They organize all the material in a manner that makes sense and that isn't overwhelming like other study preps. I felt confident during my exam and PASSED :)

I am so grateful to TDC for the excellent trainings, quizzes and audio explanations. The timeline and schedule that is suggested is very helpful. I would encourage anyone to just follow the program, take the quizzes and tests, schedule your exam date and walk in feeling confident and prepared.

As an individual who has very bad test anxiety, I was thoroughly impressed by the way TDC was set up for the user. The LCSW exam is already stressful and trying to figure out what to study is even more stressful. TDC does a wonderful job of highlighting all the possible topics while explaining in depth the rationales behind each answer. I thoroughly enjoyed the audio clips as it makes it so much easier to work through, rather then reading for hours. I took notes during the audio clips which really helped me learn the information and how to apply it. I would definitely recommend this study material to anyone taking the LCSW exam! I passed on my first try!!

Where do I even begin? I failed the test once before by a few points and was incredibly disappointed in myself and felt beyond defeated. I had only used the pocket prep questions. I am mad at myself that I did not discover TDC my first time around. Every part of the program was so helpful especially including all of the practice tests and mock exams. I continually reviewed the rationales and utilized the skills Amanda advised upon when taking the test. Don't get me the wrong the test was challenging but I owe my "Pass" to TDC. I have already recommended your program to everyone! Thank you for not only completely preparing me for the exam but helping me be a better therapist for life!

Yay!!!! Hooray!!!! Whooohooo!!! I passed the first time, thanks to you all. I am so excited, I wish I could hug you all (with your permission of course) :)
I became very confident while taking the test because it seemed much easier than your mock exams. Thank you so much for the preparation :)

I tried other methods to study for the LCSW exam. Those other methods did not adequately prepare for me the exam. The materials provided very brief summaries on the key areas that I needed to know for the exam like supervision, program development, and process evaluation. The Therapist Development Center helped me to adequately prepare for these topics. If I was unsure about the answer I mentally reviewed the How to Think Lecture.

This program was by far perfect in helping me pass my exam. I loved the organization of the material, which helped me to stay focused, the questions, the audio, the quizzes, mock test, final exam and rationales. I found the material and information easy to follow and it made me feel as if I had a personal coach alongside of me while I studied. I felt really confident going into the exam and I know that TDC not only prepared me for the exam, but it also made me a much better and more competent Social Work.

I know that some have said that the cost is "pricey" and I would be the first to admit that typically I am frugal, but in this case, I saw it as an opportunity to invest in myself and my future and boy am I happy that I made the investment!! I am happy that I purchased the program instead of paying to retake the exam multiple times. Anyway, I cant say enough great things about TDC. I have recommended the program to friends/colleagues and will continue to do so!!

Thanks for all of your help and materials that helped my pass my Clinical Licensure exam on the first try!!

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

Ms. Shakara S. Hart, LISW- CP thanks to TDC and my faith in God!!

I never thought I would pass the LCSW exam; let alone by 8 whole points! For someone with EXTREME test anxiety, this program was far superior with the information and help provided!! THANK YOU!

I am forever grateful for TDC. As a 42 year old woman who hasn't taken any sort of exam in almost 15 years, I was deeply intimidated by this process. TDC simplified all of it and synthesized all the necessary information into such an easy and manageable place. I eventually stopped looking at other study materials all together because they seemed so overwhelming and useless. I especially appreciated all the mock exams and the rationales. Really getting a feel for HOW to answer the questions and decipher what was being asked was hands down the most valuable aspect of the program. Thank you for the program, for being available for questions and for being inside my head in the very best of ways.

I used TDC for the Law and Ethics exam as well as the LCSW exam and passed both times on my first try. TDC teaches you how to think for the exam. It isn't just all about memorization, but more-so about your reasoning skills and I feel that TDC did an excellent job with this. Thank you TDC!