Organize, refresh and support your existing study plan by using this free 9-month study plan created by an AATBS coach!  The study plan offers a weekly guide to assist you in efficiently and effectively planning your exam preparation and to help you pass the EPPP. 

You can also further support your exam preparation and connect with others studying for the same exam by joining a private study group by submitting the short form found at the top of the study group page here

                                                              

                                                             EPPP 9-month Study Plan

 

*Apply for licensure to the licensing board in the jurisdiction where you are seeking licensure.

*To register for the EPPP and additional information, view the ASPPB: https://www.asppb.net/

*Domains are divided into categories based upon the weight of content tested on the exam:

  • Category A – Biological Bases of Behavior, Assessment and Diagnosis, & Professional/Ethical/Legal Issues (42%)
  • Category B – Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior, Growth and Lifespan Development, & Treatment, Intervention, Prevention, and Supervision (40%)
  • Category C- Research Methods and Statistics & Social and Cultural Bases of Behavior (18%)

 

Week 1: Getting Started 

  1. Consider the amount of time that is available for studying each study session
  2. Set up your study station
  3. Complete, score, and review one practice exam to identify your current areas of strengths and weaknesses

Weeks 2-9: Content Studying Category A – Utilize learning style to master content (i.e., highlighting, create flashcards, listen to audio recordings, take notes, etc.)

  1. Read content associated with Biological Bases of Behavior
  2. Read content associated with Assessment and Diagnosis
  3. Read content associated with Professional/Ethical/Legal Issues

Weeks 10-11: Progress Check 1

  1. Take Full Length Practice Exam – no timer
  2. Review incorrect questions in category A

Weeks 12-19: Content Studying Category B - Utilize learning style to master content (i.e., highlighting, create flashcards, listen to audio recordings, take notes, etc.)

  1. Read content associated with Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior
  2. Read content associated with Growth and Lifespan Development
  3. Read content associated with Treatment, Intervention, Prevention, and Supervision

Weeks 20-21: Progress Check 2

  1. Take Full Length Practice Exam – no timer
  2. Review incorrect questions in categories A and B

Weeks 22-25: Content Studying Category C - Utilize learning style to master content (i.e., highlighting, create flashcards, listen to audio recordings, take notes, etc.)

  1. Read content associated with Research Methods and Statistics
  2. Read content associated with Social and Cultural Bases of Behavior 

Weeks 26-27: Progress Check 3

  1. Take Full Length Practice Exam – no timer
  2. Review incorrect questions in categories A, B, and C

Weeks 28-29: Category C Review/Memorization

  1. Take Full Length Practice Exam – with timer
  2. Review incorrect questions in category C

Weeks 30-31: Category B Review/Memorization

  1. Take Full Length Practice Exam – with timer
  2. Review incorrect questions in categories B and C

Weeks 32-33: Category A Review/Memorization

  1. Take Full Length Practice Exam – with timer
  2. Review incorrect questions in categories A, B, and C

Weeks 34-36: Final Preparation

  1. Take 2 Full Length Practice Exams – with timer
  2. Review correct and incorrect answers in all categories