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    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Baccalaureate Social Work Program

    Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

    Last completed on 9/25/13

    All Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 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.

    COMPETENCY COMPETENCY BENCHMARK PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS ACHIEVING BENCHMARK MEAN
    At the end of the final semester, prior to the field experience, students will rate themselves on each competency.  Scale: 5 = I have attained this skill, 4 = largely attained, 3 = partially attained, 2 = made little progress, 1 = have made no progress in attaining this skill.
    Identify as a Professional Social Worker 4.0 96.0% 4.67
    Apply Ethical Principles 4.0 94.7% 4.6
    Apply Critical Thinking 4.0 89.9% 4.43
    Engage Diversity in Practice 4.0 94.4% 4.65
    Advance Human Rights/Social and Economic Justice 4.0 96.0% 4.67
    Engage Research Informed Practice/Practice Informed Research 4.0 82.3% 4.18
    Apply Human Behavior Knowledge 4.0 93.4% 4.54
    Engage Policy Practice to Advance Well-Being and Deliver Services 4.0 89.9% 4.4
    Respond to Practice Contexts 4.0 88.4% 4.37
    Practice Engagement 4.0 97.3% 4.76
    Practice Assessment 4.0 95.2% 4.68
    Practice Intervention 4.0 95.4% 4.64
    Practice Evaluation 4.0 91.9% 4.49

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