Program Assessment Information

Program Assessment Information

All Council on Social Work Education accredited programs measure and report student learning outcomes. Students are assessed on their mastery of the competencies that comprise the accreditation standards of the CSWE. These competencies are dimensions of social work practice that all social workers are expected to master during their professional training. A measurement benchmark is set by the social work programs for each competency. An assessment score at or above that benchmark is considered by the program to represent mastery of that particular competency.

 

Bachelor of Social Work Program
Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes


Last Completed On 11/01/2017

This form is used to assist the COA in the evaluation of the program's compliance with the accreditation standards below:
4.0.2 The program provides summary data and outcomes for the assessment of each of its competencies, identifying the percentage of students achieving the benchmark. 
4.0.4 The program uses Form AS 4 (B) and/or AS4 (M) to report assessment outcomes to its constituents and the public on its website and routinely up-dates (minimally every 2 years) these posting.

All Council on Social Work Education programs measure and report student learning outcomes. Students are assessed on their mastery of the competencies that comprise the accreditation standards of the Council on Social Work Education. These competencies are dimensions of social work practice that all social workers are expected to master during their professional training. A measurement benchmark is set by the social work programs for each competency. An assessment score at or above that benchmark is considered by the program to represent mastery of the particular competency. 

COMPETENCY COMPETENCY BENCHMARK

PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS
ACHIEVING 
BENCHMARK

Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior


FPPAI = 3.0
FCAI = 50%
Competency Thesis = 85%

100%
100%
100%

Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice FPPAI = 3.0
FCAI = 50%
Competency Thesis = 85%

100%
100%
100%

Competency 3: Advanced Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice FPPAI = 3.0
FCAI = 50%
Competency Thesis = 85%

100%
100%
100%

Competency 4: Engage In Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice FPPAI = 3.0
FCAI = 50%
Competency Thesis = 85%

100%
100%
100%

Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice FPPAI = 3.0
FCAI = 50%
Competency Thesis = 85%

100%
100%
100%

Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities FPPAI = 3.0
FCAI = 50%
Competency Thesis = 85%

100%
100%
100%

Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities FPPAI = 3.0
FCAI = 50%
Competency Thesis = 85%

100%
100%
100%

Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities FPPAI = 3.0
FCAI = 50%
Competency Thesis = 85%

100%
100%
100%

Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities FPPAI = 3.0
FCAI = 50%
Competency Thesis = 85%

100%
100%
100%

 



Download the Overall Assessment Chart from 2012-2013 below to learn more about the Assessment of the Bachelor of Social Work program at Concord University.

               2012-   2013 Overall Assessment Chart (PDF)

 

Master of Social Work Program
Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes


This form is used to assist the CSWE's Commission on Accreditation in the evaluation of Concord University's MSW program's compliance with the accreditation standards. The summary data provides outcomes for the assessment of each of its competencies, identifying the percentage of students achieving the benchmark. As shown in the data below, students in our MSW program will receive a quality education that meets the CSWE stringent requirements.


Last updated October 2018. 

Advanced Standing Assessments in the Final Year

2015 EPAS Advanced Generalist Behaviors 
Core Competency

Advanced Generalist Behaviors
Assessed in SOWK 653

Outcomes
Advanced Generalist Competency
Benchmark Mean
Percentage of Students
Achieving Benchmark
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior Advanced Behavior 1: Demonstrate and preserve professional roles and boundaries in rural settings.

Student Evaluations:
Goal=   3        Program= 1.41 

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.93

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Advanced Behavior 2: Understand the perspectives and values of social work in relation to working effectively with the other disciplines in rural practice.

Student Evaluations:
Goal=  3         Program= 1.40

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.93

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Advanced Behavior 3: Apply ethical decision making skills in rural settings with special focus on dual relationships and access to services.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.34

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.96

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Advanced Behavior 4: Apply ethical decision making skills to address the use of technology in rural settings.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.48

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.96

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Competency 1
Mean/ Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.41

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.95

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice Advanced Behavior 5: Recognize and understand the experience of isolation of minority groups in rural settings.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.55

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.98

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Advanced Behavior 6: Engage in self-reflection about and address personal biases and values as they relate to rural populations and settings.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.47

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.98

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Competency 2
Mean/ Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.51

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.98

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice Advanced Behavior 7: Understand, analyze, and implement strategies to address forms of rural oppression

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.71

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.96

Student Evaluations:

100%

Capstone:

98.28%

Advanced Behavior 8: Advocate for human rights, and social, environmental and economic justice in rural settings (such as poverty, health care, education, and the rights of local populations including minorities).

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.59

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.95

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Competency 3
Mean/ Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.65

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.95

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Competency 4: Engage in Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice Advanced Behavior 9: Identify, evaluate, and select rural practice strategies.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.65

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.95

Student Evaluations:

100%

Capstone:

100%
Advanced Behavior 10: Promote and participate in the use of research to improve the effectiveness of rural practice.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3         Program= 1.59

Capstone:
Goal= 3         Program= 3.98

Student Evaluations:

100%

Capstone:

100%
Competency 4
Mean/ Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.62

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.97

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice Advanced Behavior 11: Analyze, formulate, and advocate for policies that enhance social well-being, service delivery, and access in rural settings.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.67

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.95

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Advanced Behavior 12: Communicate and collaborate with stakeholders and professionals the implications of policy and policy changes in rural practice.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.66

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.95

Student Evaluations
100%

Capstone:
100%

Advanced Behavior 13: Apply knowledge of strengths and issues of rural settings and populations to social work policy practice.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.59

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.95

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Competency 5
Mean/ Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.64

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.95

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

 

Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities Advanced Behavior 14: Apply theories of human behavior and the social environment to rural practice.  

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.43

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.89

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Advanced Behavior 15: Explain the stigma, risk, and benefits to clients of seeking or not seeking services in a rural setting. 

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.43

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.89

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Advanced Behavior 16: Establish a culturally responsive therapeutic relationship that addresses unique issues associated with rural practice.  

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.50

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.91

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Advanced Behavior 17: Coordinate formal and informal networks to promote sustained client well-being in rural communities.        

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.52

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.91

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Advanced Behavior 18: Apply knowledge of practice within the rural context for the development of service systems.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.60

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.91

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Competency 6
Mean/ Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.50

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.90

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities Advanced Behavior 19: Use multidimensional, bio-psychosocial, spiritual, and community assessment tools in a rural practice environment.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.55

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.98

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Advanced Behavior 20: Use empathy, cultural responsiveness, geographical awareness and other interpersonal skills to complete assessment.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.50

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.98

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Competency 7
Mean/ Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.53

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.98

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

Advanced Behavior 21: Understand and utilize the uniqueness of rural environments and its resultant effect of rural behavior. 

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.62

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.93

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Advanced Behavior 22: Critically evaluate, select, and apply best practices and evidence based interventions in rural settings.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.42

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.93

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Advanced Behavior 23: Develop and implement collaborative multidisciplinary strategies for rural practice.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.50

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.93

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Competency 8
Mean/ Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.52

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.93

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
98.28%

Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

Advanced Behavior 24: Evaluate the process and outcomes of rural practice to contribute to the development of best practice interventions for rural practice.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.60

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.97

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Advanced Behavior 25: Contribute to the knowledge base of the social work profession through rural practice based research.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3          Program= 1.68

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.97

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Competency 9
Mean/ Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal=  3         Program= 1.64

Capstone:
Goal= 3          Program= 3.97

Student Evaluations:
100%

Capstone:
100%

Last updated October 2018.

 

2015 EPAS Generalist Behaviors
Core Competency Generalist Behaviors
Assessed in SOWK 551

Outcomes

Generalist Competency
Benchmark Mean
Percentage of Students
Achieving Benchmark
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior Behavior 1: Make ethical decisions by applying the standards of the NASW Code of Ethics, relevant laws and regulations, models for ethical decision-making, ethical conduct of research, and additional codes of ethics as appropriate to context.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.64

Student Evaluations:
100%

Competency Thesis:
100%
Behavior 2: Use reflection and self-regulation to manage personal values and maintain professionalism in practice situations.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.64

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.64

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%

Behavior 3: Demonstrate professional demeanor in behavior; appearance; and oral, written, and electronic communication.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.64

Student Evaluations: 96.88%

Competency Thesis: 100%

Behavior 4: Use technology ethically and appropriately to facilitate practice outcomes.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.64

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%

Behavior 5: Use supervision and consultation to guide professional judgment and behavior.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.64

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 1 Mean/Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.56

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.64

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis:  100%
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice

Behavior 6: Apply and communicate understanding of the importance of diversity and difference in shaping life experiences in practice at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.70

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 7: Present themselves as learners and engage clients and constituencies as experts of their own experiences.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.70

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 8: Apply self-awareness and self-regulation to manage the influence of personal biases and values in working with diverse clients and constituencies.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.45

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.70

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 2 Mean/Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.52

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.70

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice

Behavior 9: Apply their understanding of social, economic, and environmental justice to advocate for human rights at the individual and system levels.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3    Program= 1.55

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 10: Engage in practices that advance social, economic, and environmental justice.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.55

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 3 Mean/Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.55

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 4: Engage in Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice Behavior 11: Use practice experience and theory to inform scientific inquiry and research.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.73

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.54

Student Evaluations: 96.88%

Competency Thesis: 100%

Behavior 12: Apply critical thinking to engage in analysis of quantitative and qualitative research methods and research findings.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.54

Student Evaluations: 96.88%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 13: Use and translate research evidence to inform and improve practice, policy, and service delivery.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.64

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.54

Student Evaluations:  96.88%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 4 Mean/Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.64

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.54

Student Evaluations: 96.88%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice

Behavior 14: Identify social policy at the local, state, and federal level that impacts well-being, service delivery, and access to social services.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.64

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.57

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 15: Assess how social welfare and economic policies impact the delivery of and access to social services.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.64

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.57

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 16: Apply critical thinking to analyze, formulate, and advocate for policies that advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.73

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.57

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 5 Mean/Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.70

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.57

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

Behavior 17: Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment, person-in-environment, and other multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks to engage with clients and constituencies

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.73

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.55

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 18: Use empathy, reflection, and interpersonal skills to effectively engage diverse clients and constituencies.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.55

Student Evaluations:  100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 6 Mean/Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.53

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.55

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities Behavior 19: Collect and organize data, and apply critical thinking to interpret information from clients and constituencies.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.64

Competency Thesis:
Goal = 3      Program= 1.52

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 20: Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment, person-in-environment, and other multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks in the analysis of assessment data from clients and constituencies.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.45

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.52

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 21: Develop mutually agreed-on intervention goals and objectives based on the critical assessment of strengths, needs, and challenges within clients and constituencies.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.64

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.52

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 22: Select appropriate intervention strategies based on the assessment, research knowledge, and values and preferences of clients and constituencies.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.73

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.52

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 7 Mean/Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.61

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.52

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities Behavior 23: Critically choose and implement interventions to achieve practice goals and enhance capacities of clients and constituencies.

Student Evaluations:
Goal = 3   Program= 1.82

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3    Program= 1.53

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 24: Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment, person-in-environment, and other multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks in interventions with clients and constituencies.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.64

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.53

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%

Behavior 25: Use inter-professional collaboration as appropriate to achieve beneficial practice outcomes.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.53

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%

Behavior 26: Negotiate, mediate, and advocate with and on behalf of diverse clients and constituencies.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.45

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.53

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 27: Facilitate effective transitions and endings that advance mutually agreed-on goals.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3    Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.53

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 8 Mean/Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.60

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.53

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities Behavior 28: Select and use appropriate methods for evaluation of outcomes.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3     Program= 1.51

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 29: Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment, person-in-environment, and other multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks in the evaluation of outcomes.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.64

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program=  1.51

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 30: Critically analyze, monitor, and evaluate intervention and program processes and outcomes.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.55

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.51

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Behavior 31: Apply evaluation findings to improve practice effectiveness at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels.

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.64

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.51

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%
Competency 9 Mean/Percentage

Student Evaluations:
Goal= 3       Program= 1.59

Competency Thesis:
Goal= 3      Program= 1.51

Student Evaluations: 100%

Competency Thesis: 100%