CSWE Assessment of Student Outcomes

Our program is guided by the CSWE competencies that our JMSW students are expected to acquire in our master’s program. These competencies detail the fundamental practice behaviors students develop and use in their new roles as professional social workers. The 9 core competencies as outlined by CSWE are as follows:

  1. Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior
  2. Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice
  3. Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice
  4. Engage in Practice-Informed Research and Research-Informed Practice
  5. Engage in Policy Practice
  6. Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities
  7. Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities
  8. Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities
  9. Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

Student Learning Outcomes

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Competency Competency Benchmark (Generalist) Competency Benchmark (Advanced) Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark 
     

Generalist Practice

n=13

Advanced Practice

n=28

Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Generalist Field Evaluation results and Generalist Year Comprehensive Exam) 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Advanced Field Evaluation results and Advanced Year Comprehensive Exam)

(93.56 + 100/2) = 96.78%

(92.18 + 96.29/2) = 94.24%

Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Generalist Field Evaluation results and Generalist Year Comprehensive Exam) 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Advanced Field Evaluation results and Advanced Year Comprehensive Exam)

(91.76 + 100/2) = 95.88%

(91.8 + 96.29/2) = 94.04%

Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Generalist Field Evaluation results and Generalist Year Comprehensive Exam) 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Advanced Field Evaluation results and Advanced Year Comprehensive Exam)

(90.45 + 100/2) = 95.23%

(88.9 + 96.29/2) = 92.60%

Competency 4: Engage In Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Generalist Field Evaluation results and Generalist Year Comprehensive Exam) 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Advanced Field Evaluation results and Advanced Year Comprehensive Exam)

(91 + 100/2) = 95.5%

(91.2 + 96.29/2) = 93.75%

Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Generalist Field Evaluation results and Generalist Year Comprehensive Exam) 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Advanced Field Evaluation results and Advanced Year Comprehensive Exam)

(93.03 + 100/2) = 96.52%

(92.23 + 96.29/2) = 94.26%

Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Generalist Field Evaluation results and Generalist Year Comprehensive Exam) 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Advanced Field Evaluation results and Advanced Year Comprehensive Exam)

(91.4 + 100/2) = 95.7%

(88.75 + 96.29/2) = 92.52%

Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Generalist Field Evaluation results and Generalist Year Comprehensive Exam) 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Advanced Field Evaluation results and Advanced Year Comprehensive Exam)

(91.3 +100/2) = 95.7%

(93.025 + 96.29/2) = 94.66%

Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Generalist Field Evaluation results and Generalist Year Comprehensive Exam) 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Advanced Field Evaluation results and Advanced Year Comprehensive Exam)

(92.54 + 100) = 96.27%

(93.36 + 96.29/2) = 94.83%

Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Generalist Field Evaluation results and Generalist Year Comprehensive Exam) 70% of students will demonstrate competence inclusive of 2 measures (Advanced Field Evaluation results and Advanced Year Comprehensive Exam)

(87.75 + 100/2) = 93.88%

(92.6 + 96.29/2) = 94.45%