The APHSW-C Study Guide

SWHPN is pleased to offer a new study guide to help those applying for Advanced Palliative & Hospice Social Work Certification. Authored by Vickie Leff, LCSW, APHSW-C, this 50-page guide offers an overview of topics potentially presented on the exam, as well as sample questions and question types to help test-takers prepare.

This resource is offered for $19 for SWHPN members and $29 for non-members. You'll receive a link to the PDF to download in your email when you purchase. See the table of contents below.


Table of Contents

  • APHSW-C Eligibility Requirements
  • APHSW-C Exam Development¬†
  • Assumptions about candidate preparation
  • Overview of APHSW-C Exam Structure & Content¬†
  • What Types of Questions are on the exam?
  • Suggested References
  • Create a Study Plan
  • Review of Exam Content
  • Section: Assessment and Reevaluation
  • Section: Planning and Intervention
  • Section: Death, Grief, and Bereavement
  • Section: Professionalism
  • Other areas of Review
  • Domains of Practice
  • Sample Questions
  • Samples of type of questions you might see on the exam
  • Retired exam questions
  • Standard Test-Taking Tips
  • Addendum: APHSW-C Exam Domain Content Outline
  • Assessment and Reevaluation
  • Planning and Intervention
  • Death, Grief, and Bereavement
  • Professionalism
  • Addendum: Results of My Self-Assessment