The PRAXIS II School Social Worker: Content Knowledge Exam (0211)is taken by candidates interested in becoming school social workers. The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions in eight categories. Candidates have two hours to complete the exam.
The Due Process; Case Law; Public Education and Legislation section of the exam is 10 questions covering legislation and policies including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, the Civil Rights Act, the Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1990 (PL 101-476), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Family Support Act (PL 100-485), the School Improvement Act of 1987 (PL 100-297), the Education for all Handicapped Children Act (PL 94-142), zero-tolerance, student suspension, and discipline.
The Characteristics of Student Populations section of the exam is 15 questions covering mental and physical health, delinquency, dropouts and underachievers, divorce, teen suicide, substance abuse, teenage pregnancy and parenting, homeless students, child abuse and neglect, disabled students, race and ethnicity, and English language learners.
The Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Interactions section of the exam is 15 questions covering coordination and collaboration with school personnel and community agencies, interdisciplinary team work, and the educational system culture.
The Models of School Social Work section of the exam is 10 questions cover the Clinical Model, the Social Interaction Model, the School Change Model, and the School, Community and Pupil Relations Model.
The Human Development and Behavior section of the exam is 10 questions covering Theories in Communications, Social Learning, Behavioral, Resiliency, Systems, and Learning.
The School Social Work Practice section of the exam is 20 questions covering NASW, recordkeeping, case management, intervention, advocacy, collaboration, medication, individual case work, case termination, monitoring, case priorities, and diagnosis.
The Program Development and Management section of the exam is 10 questions covering evaluation, monitoring, implementation, planning, and needs assessment.
The Professional Boundaries; Social Work Ethics and Values section of the exam is 10 questions covering the NASW Code of Ethics, proficiency in professional practice, professional limits, and ethical responsibilities, the Buckley amendment, client confidentiality rights, integrity and personal conduct.