Summary Data of Assessment Measures

Fall 2013

 
I. Competency
     ii. Practice Behaviors

Field
Instructors'
Assessment: Competency

Field
Instructors' Assessment:
Practice
Behaviors
Students'
Self-Assessment:
Competency
Students'
Self-Assessment:
Practice Behaviors

1. Students can identify as a professional social worker and conduct himself/herself accordingly.

2.94    3.05  
1. Advocate for client access to services     3.0   2.92 
2. Personal reflections & self-correction for professional development    3.0    2.91 
3. Attend to professional roles and boundaries     3.06    3.08 
4. Demonstrate professional demeanor     3.06   3.08 
5. Engage in career-long learning     2.94   2.69 
6. Use supervision and consultation    3.13    2.8
2. Student can apply social work ethical principles to guide his or her professional practice. 2.94   3.0  
7. Recognize and manage personal values to guide practice    2.94   3.0
8. Make ethical decisions by applying NASW Code of Ethics and, as applicable, IFSW/IASSW ethical principles      3.0   3.0
9. Tolerate ambiguity in resolving ethical
dilemmas 
  2.94   2.92
10. Apply strategies of ethical reasoning to arrive at principled decisions    2.81   2.92
3.  Student applies critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments. 2.94   2.92  
11. Draw on multiple sources of knowledge    2.81    2.69 
12. Analyze models of assessment, prevention, intervention, and evaluation    2.88    2.69 
13. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication    2.94    2.92 
4. Student engages diversity and difference in practice. 3.0   2.92  
14. Recognize how a culture's structure and values may impact privilege and power    2.94    2.92 
15. Gain self-awareness to eliminate the influence of personal biases and values in working with diverse groups    2.94    2.92 
16. Recognize and communicate understanding of the importance of difference in shaping life experience   3.06    2.92 
17. View selves as learners and engage those with whom they work as informants    3.0    2.85 
5. Student advances human rights and social and economic justice. 2.69   2.69  
18. Understand the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination    2.94    3.0 
19. Advocate for human rights and social and economic justice    2.75    2.77 
20. Engage in practices that advance social and economic justice    2.75    2.85 
6. Student engages in research-informed practice and practice-informed research 2.75   3.0  
21. Use practice experiences to inform scientific inquiry    2.75    2.92
22. Use research evidence to inform practice    2.88    2.92 
7. Student applies knowledge of human behavior and the social environment. 3.06   3.08  
23. Utilize conceptual frameworks to guide the processes of assessment, intervention, and evaluation    3.0    2.83 
24. Critique and apply knowledge to understand person and environment    3.0    2.92 
8. Student engages in policy practice to advance well-being and deliver effective social work services. 2.75   2.67  
25. Analyze, formulate, and advocate for policies that advance social well-being    2.63    2.5 
26. Collaborate with colleagues and clients for effective policy action    2.75    2.75 
9. Student responds to contexts that shape practice. 2.81   2.91  
27. Discover, appraise, and attend to changing contexts to provide relevant services    2.81    2.83 
28. Provide leadership in promoting changes in service delivery and practice to improve service quality    2.63    2.82 
10. Student engages, assesses, intervenes and evaluates with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. 3.0   2.95  
29. Substantively and affectively prepare for action at all levels of practice    3.0    2.91 
30. Use empathy and other interpersonal skills    3.13    3.08 
31. Develop a mutually agreed-on focus and desired outcomes   3.06    2.92 
32. Collect, organize, and interpret client data    3.13    2.92 
33. Assess client strengths and limitations    3.06   3.0 
34. Develop mutually agreed-on intervention goals and objectives   3.0    3.0
35. Select appropriate intervention strategies   2.94    2.83
36. Initiate actions to achieve organizational goals   2.88    2.83
37. Implement prevention intervention that enhances client capacities   2.88    3.0
38. Help clients resolve problems   3.06    3.08
39. Negotiate, mediate, and advocate for clients   2.94    2.92 
40. Facilitate transitions and endings   2.88    2.92 
41. Critically analyze, monitor, and evaluate intervention   3.0    2.91