Category: 2020

2020 Annual Report

March 26, 2021 Bobbie Hartman

In light of the ongoing public health emergency and travel restrictions, ASWB moved the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Delegate Assembly to an online platform. Through the online platform, delegates were able to hear full reports about the exam programs and the association’s financial standing.

March 26, 2021 Bobbie Hartman

In November, the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council hired ASWB to provide preapproval services for social work licensing applicants. Because ASWB had the infrastructure in place to collect information and process it quickly, the association was able to launch the service 60 days after the initial agreement with Texas. Texas…

March 26, 2021 Bobbie Hartman

The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers sparked weeks of heated protesters around the world.

March 26, 2021 Bobbie Hartman

With the cancellation of in-person events–including the 2020 Education Meeting–the work of the association’s committees moved online. The Bylaws and Resolutions Committee, Regulation and Standards Committee, and Regulatory Education and Leadership Committee met remotely during the summer. ASWB held its first online New Board Member Training in August 2020. With…

March 26, 2021 Bobbie Hartman

ASWB’s examination development program moved routine meetings online for the year, with form reviewers and exam committee members convening remotely to continue their critical work. The association had not planned on recruiting new item writers in 2020, instead offering an online refresher course for experienced item writers. This plan proved…