ASWB Is Seeking Registered Social Workers to Help Write Questions for Licensing Exams

Dear College members:

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) is seeking registered social workers to write questions for the licensing exams used in the United States and Canada.

Practicing social workers – known as item writers – write all the questions on the ASWB social work licensing exams. These writers are selected for their social work expertise and balanced to reflect diversity in practice area, geography, and demographics. Item writers work on a contract basis and are paid $1,500 for 30 questions approved for review by the ASWB Examination Committee. ASWB needs social workers from all categories of licensure with a variety of backgrounds in education and experience.

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2020.

Please use the following link to apply:

For more information regarding the ASWB or how to apply to be an examination writer, please contact

About the Association of Social Work Boards

The Association of Social Work Boards is the organization of social work regulatory bodies in the United States and Canada. In addition to maintaining the social work licensing examinations, ASWB provides support and services to the social work regulatory community in order to advance safe, competent, and ethical practices to strengthen public protection.