Social Work Program Assessment

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 B.S.W. program and M.S.W. program are displayed in the following tables:


Baccalaureate Social Work Program Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

Last completed on January, 2017

Competency Competency Benchmark Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark 
 Identify as a Professional Social Worker  75% ≤ 4  91.8%
Apply Ethical Principles  75% ≤ 4 85%
Apply Critical Thinking 75% ≤ 4   81.6%
Engage Diversity in Practice  75% ≤ 4 100% 
Advance Human Rights / Social and Economic Justice  75% ≤ 4 80.1%
Engage Research Informed Practice / Practice Informed Research  75% ≤ 4  68%
Apply Human Behavior Knowledge  75% ≤ 4  86.5%
Engage Policy Practice to Advance Well-Being and Deliver Services  75% ≤ 4  76%
Respond to Practice Contexts  75% ≤ 4  72.6%
Practice Engagement  75% ≤ 4  92.1%
Practice Assessment   75% ≤ 4  87.6%
Practice Intervention  75% ≤ 4  80.6% 
Practice Evaluation   75% ≤ 4 76.5% 

Master of Social Work Program Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

Last completed on January, 2017

Foundation Year

Competency Competency Benchmark Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark 
Identify as a Professional Social Worker  75% ≤ 4 93.8% 
Apply Ethical Principles  75% ≤ 4 88.7%
Apply Critical Thinking  75% ≤ 4  84.6%
Engage Diversity in Practice  75% ≤ 4  89%
Advance Human Rights / Social and Economic Justice  75% ≤ 4  82%
Engage Research Informed Practice / Practice Informed Research  75% ≤ 4  63.2%
Apply Human Behavior Knowledge  75% ≤ 4  84.7%
Engage Policy Practice to Advance Well-Being and Deliver Services 75% ≤ 4   75.2%
Respond to Practice Contexts  75% ≤ 4  69.5%
Practice Engagement   75% ≤ 4  90.8%
Practice Assessment  75% ≤ 4  89.5%
Practice Intervention   75% ≤ 4  83.6%
Practice Evaluation  75% ≤ 4 79%

Master of Social Work Advanced Year—Concentration in Advanced Direct Practice

Advanced Year

Competency Competency Benchmark Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark 
Identify as a Professional Social Worker  75% ≤ 4 92.6%
Apply Ethical Principles  75% ≤ 4  86.6%
Apply Critical Thinking  75% ≤ 4  84.7%
Engage Diversity in Practice 75% ≤ 4  85.2%
Advance Human Rights / Social and Economic Justice   75% ≤ 4  80.5%
Engage Research Informed Practice / Practice Informed Research  75% ≤ 4 72% 
Apply Human Behavior Knowledge  75% ≤ 4  83.5%
Engage Policy Practice to Advance Well-Being and Deliver Services 75% ≤ 4   67.5%
Respond to Practice Contexts  75% ≤ 4  74.6%
Practice Engagement  75% ≤ 4  91.6%
Practice Assessment   75% ≤ 4  83.3%
Practice Intervention   75% ≤ 4 86% 
Practice Evaluation  75% ≤ 4 92.5%
 
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