Professionals who advise or speak on behalf of students as advocates are called school social workers. If you want to be a school social worker in the state of Colorado, you will need to pass the PLACE School Social Worker Test as part of the licensure process. "PLACE" stands for Program for Licensing Assessments for Colorado Educators, and is required for all educators in Colorado.
The PLACE School Social Worker Test covers five broad areas of knowledge:
Human Behavior and Social Environment
Social Systems, Organizational Theories, and Case Management
Individual Counseling and Group Work
The Role of the School Social Worker
The PLACE School Social Worker Test is a timed, multiple-choice exam. You should study the detailed test objectives and try to work through some practice questions as part of your study plan. Your score is based on how many questions you answer correctly.