Exam Schedule


CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK AND MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY applicants must request exam approval prior to contacting their test provider – if the letter you received from us when you became a registered intern or applied for licensure gave you that approval; you do not need to call our office. (you receive exam approval when you complete all coursework and practicum requirements). To request exam approval, email latosha.wilson@flhealth.gov or call 850.245.4474

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CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK – $260 DIRECT TO ASWB (Assoc of Social Work Bds) 888.579.3926 Board approved candidates register by phone or at the ASWB website at www.aswb.org for the clinical level of the ASWB National Social Work Exam. The exam is offered Mon-Sat by individual appt computer-based format Worldwide.  For a location near you, go to the ASWB website and click on Test Sites.  A sample test booklet and online practice exam are available for purchase from ASWB at 800/225-6880. The ASWB website includes an outline of the clinical level exam content, exam site list, and a candidate handbook. Special accommodations information and applications are found in the candidate handbook.  These requests must be made through ASWB.

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MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY– $350 DIRECT TO PROFESSIONAL TESTING CORPORATION
To register, please visit https://secure.ptcny.com/apply/. Complete the examination application using your confidential Florida Approval Code and submit examination/testing fee payment. Applications are not considered complete until all information has been provided and payment is received. Within six (6) weeks prior to the start of the testing period, Professional Testing Corporation (PTC)* sends your Eligibility Notice via email. The Eligibility Notice includes an eligibility number and information on how to set up your examination location, date, and time through PSI. Retain this documentA printed copy of the Eligibility Notice must be presented along with your current, driver’s license or passport at the testing center at the time of your examination appointment.

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Testing MonthApplication DeadlineTesting Window
January12/1/201601/20 – 01/27/2017
February1/1/201702/10 – 02/17/2017
March2/1/201703/17 – 03/24/2017
April3/1/201704/14 – 04/21/2017
May4/1/201705/12 – 05/19/2017
June5/1/201706/16 – 06/23/2017
July6/1/201707/14 – 07/21/2017
August07/01/201708/18 – 08/25/2017
September08/01/201709/15 – 09/22/2017
October09/01/201710/13 – 10/20/2017
November10/01/201711/10 – 11/17/2017
December11/01/201712/08 – 12/15/2017

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MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING – $350 DIRECT TO CENTER FOR CREDENTIALING & EDUCATION (CCE)
MHC exam applicants are not required to have Board approval prior to taking the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination (NCMHCE).

Step 1 – Apply to CCE to take the NCMHCE by submitting the CCE Exam Application Form and your official transcript.

NOTE: You must have a master’s degree in mental health counseling or related to the practice of mental health counseling from a regionally accredited institution before you are permitted to take the examination.

Step 2 – After passing the examination, your transcript and scores will be forwarded to the FL Board. 

Please click on the link below for the Exam Application Form and NCMHCE Exam Handbook.

http://www.nbcc.org/Exam/InformationForFL