The School of Social Work is engaged in an ongoing process of program assessment and continuous improvement.

In accordance with Accreditation Standard of the Council on Social Work Accreditation (CSWE), the program provides summary data and outcomes for the assessment of each of the competencies, identifying the percentage of students achieving each benchmark.

The findings for our BSW program and MSW program are displayed in the following tables:

Baccalaureate Social Work

Last completed in June, 2021

Assessment Measure #1: Field Instructor’s Evaluation
Dimension(s) assessed: Skill, Value, Cognitive/Affective Processes
When/where students are assessed: 2021 Spring / SWK 491
Who assessed student competence: Field Instructor
Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative achievement) For Competencies 1-9: 3 out of 4 possible score
Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum score, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9: 80% of students achieve outcome benchmark
Assessment Measure #2: Student Self Evaluation
Dimension(s) assessed: Skill, Value, Cognitive/Affective Processes
When/where students are assessed: 2021 Spring / SWK 491
Who assessed student competence: Student (self)
Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative achievement) For Competencies 1-9: 3 out of 4 possible score
Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum score, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9: 80% of students achieve outcome benchmark
Competency Competency
Benchmark
Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark


All Program Options

Competency Benchmark Achieved
#1 Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 80% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures 97.1% YES
#2 Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 100% YES
#3 Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic and Environmental Justice 86.5% YES
#4 Engage in Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice 78.9% NO
#5 Engage in Policy Practice 79.5% NO
#6 Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities  92.0% YES
#7 Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities  84% YES
#8 Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities  86.5% YES
#9 Evaluate practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities  80.9% YES

Master of Social Work Program

Last completed in June, 2021

Foundation Year

Assessment Measure #1: Field Instructor’s Evaluation
Dimension(s) assessed: Skill, Value, Cognitive/Affective Processes
When/where students are assessed: 2021 Spring / SWK 691
Who assessed student competence: Field Instructor
Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative achievement) For Competencies 1-9: 3 out of 4 possible score
Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum score, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9: 80% of students achieve outcome benchmark
Assessment Measure #2: Student Self Evaluation
Dimension(s) assessed: Skill, Value, Cognitive/Affective Processes
When/where students are assessed: 2021 Spring / SWK 691
Who assessed student competence: Student (self)
Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative achievement) For Competencies 1-9: 3 out of 4 possible score
Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum score, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9: 80% of students achieve outcome benchmark
Competency Competency Benchmark (Generalist) Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark


Generalist Practice

Competency Benchmark Achieved
#1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 80% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures 93.5% YES
#2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 96.6% YES
#3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic and Environmental Justice 85.1% YES
#4: Engage in Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice 68.9% NO
#5: Engage in Policy Practice

 

72.8% NO
#6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities 92.1% YES
#7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities 84.2% YES
#8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities 80.4% YES
#9: Evaluate practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities 76.7% NO

Advanced Year Level

Assessment Measure #1: Field Instructor’s Evaluation
Dimension(s) assessed: Skill, Value, Cognitive/Affective Processes
When/where students are assessed: 2021 Spring / SWK 791
Who assessed student competence: Field Instructor
Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative achievement) For Competencies 1-9: 3 out of 4 possible score
Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum score, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9: 80% of students achieve outcome benchmark
Assessment Measure #2: Student Self Evaluation
Dimension(s) assessed: Skill, Value, Cognitive/Affective Processes
When/where students are assessed: 2021 Spring / SWK 791
Who assessed student competence: Student (self)
Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative achievement) For Competencies 1-9: 3 out of 4 possible score
Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum score, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9: 80% of students achieve outcome benchmark
Competency Competency Benchmark (Generalist) Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark


Generalist Practice

Competency Benchmark Achieved
#1 Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 80% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures 99.6% YES
#2 Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 98.3% YES
#3 Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic and Environmental Justice 90.3% YES
#4 Engage in Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice 90.0% YES
#5 Engage in Policy Practice 83.5% YES
#6 Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities 97.1% YES
#7 Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities 93.5% YES
#8 Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities 89.9% YES
#9 Evaluate practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Org., and Communities 89.1% YES
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