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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 BSW program and MSW program are displayed in the following tables:


BACCALAUREATE SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Last updated July 2018

Competency Competency Benchmark Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark
Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior 70%>3 95.25%
Engage diversity and difference in practice 70%>3 98.5%
Advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice 70%>3 95%
Engage in practice-informed research and research- informed practice 70%>3 89.5%
Engage in policy practice 70%>3 97%
Engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 95%
Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 91%
Intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 92.25%
Evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 94.25%

Master of Social Work Generalist Foundation Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

Last updated July 2018

Competency Competency Benchmark Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark
Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior 70%>3 95.5%
Engage diversity and difference in practice 70%>3 96%
Advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice 70%>3 91.75%
Engage in practice-informed research and research- informed practice 70%>3 85.5%
Engage in policy practice 70%>3 91.25%
Engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 91%
Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 89.5%
Intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 91.75%
Evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 84.75%

Master of Social Work Advanced Program (Clinical Concentration) Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

Last updated July 2018

Competency Competency Benchmark Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark
Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior 70%>3 96%
Engage diversity and difference in practice 70%>3 98%
Advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice 70%>3 94.5%
Engage in practice-informed research and research- informed practice 70%>3 88.5%
Engage in policy practice 70%>3 93%
Engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 95.5%
Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 91%
Intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 93%
Evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 89.5%

Master of Social Work Advanced Program (Macro Concentration) Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

Last updated July 2018

Competency Competency Benchmark Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark
Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior 70%>3 100%
Engage diversity and difference in practice 70%>3 96%
Advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice 70%>3 100%
Engage in practice-informed research and research- informed practice 70%>3 96%
Engage in policy practice 70%>3 100%
Engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 85.5%
Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 89.75%
Intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 85.75%
Evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 98%

Master of Social Work Program Overall Assessment Findings

Last updated July 2018

Competency Competency Benchmark (Generalist Foundation) Competency Benchmark (Advanced Program Concentrations) Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark
      Generalist Foundation Advanced Clinical Advanced Macro
Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior 70%>3 70%>3 95.5% 96% 100%
Engage diversity and difference in practice 70%>3 70%>3 96% 98% 96%
Advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice 70%>3 70%>3 91.75% 94.5% 100%
Engage in practice-informed research and research- informed practice 70%>3 70%>3 85.5% 88.5% 96%
Engage in policy practice 70%>3 70%>3 91.25% 93% 100%
Engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 70%>3 91% 95.5% 85.5%
Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 70%>3 89.5% 91% 89.75%
Intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 70%>3 91.75% 93% 85.75%
Evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities 70%>3 70%>3 84.75% 89.5% 98%