Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW, has helped thousands
of social workers across the country pass the examinations
associated with all levels of licensure. In recent years, she has
consulted in numerous states to assist with establishing licensure
test preparation programs, including training the instructors.
Dr. Apgar has done research on licensure funded by the American Foundation for Research and Consumer Education in Social Work Regulation and is currently chairperson of her state's social work licensing board. She is a past President of the New Jersey Chapter of NASW and has been on its National Board of Directors. In 2014, the Chapter presented her with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Apgar has taught in both undergraduate and graduate social work programs and has extensive direct practice, policy, and management experience in the field.