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ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa MASTERS OF SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM
LAST COMPLETED ON September 30, 2018

Form AS4 (M) Duplicate and expand as needed. Provide table(s) to support self -study narrative addressing Accreditation Standards below.


This form is used to assist the COA in the evaluation of the program’s compliance with Accreditation Standards stated below.

4.0.2 The program provides evidence of ongoing data collection and analysis and discusses how it uses assessment data to affirm and/or make changes in the explicit and implicit curriculum to enhance student performance.

4.0.5 The program appends the summary data for each measure used to assess the attainment of each competency for at least one academic year prior to the submission of the self-study.

All Council on Social Work Education programs measure and report student learning outcomes. Students are assessed on their mastery of the competencies which comprise the accreditation standards of the Council on Social Work Education. These competencies are dimensions of social work practice which 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.

Table 1: AS4 Form MSW Program Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes (Combined Options) 2017-2018

Competency Competency Benchmark (Generalist) Competency Benchmark (Area of Specialized
Practice)
Generalist Practice (N=64)* Behavioral Mental Health Specialization (N=31)* Child & Family Specialization (N=38)* Gerontology Specialization (N=9)* Health Specialization (N=14)*
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 80% 80% 96% 91% 97% 100% 100%
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 80% 80% 88% 94% 100% 100% 100%
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice 80% 80% 94% 100% 99% 100% 100%
Competency 4: Engage in Practice-Informed Research and Research-Informed Practice 80% 80% 77% 94% 88% 90% 97%
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice 80% 80% 94% 100% 92% 84% 92%
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals 80% 80% 91% 94% 97% 90% 100%
Competency 6: Engage with Families and Groups 80% 80% 83% 94% 97%  90% 100%
Competency 6: Engage with Organizations, and Communities 80% 80% 96% 94% 97%  90% 100%
Competency 7: Assess Individuals 80% 80% 90% 91% 97% 97% 100%
Competency 7: Assess Families and Groups 80% 80% 82% 91% 97% 97% 100%
Competency 7: Assess Organizations, and Communities 80% 80% 92% 91% 97% 97% 100%
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals 80% 80% 91% 93% 97% 87% 100%
Competency 8: Intervene with Families and Groups 80% 80% 81% 93% 97% 87% 100%
Competency 8: Intervene with Organizations, and Communities 80% 80% 91% 93% 97% 87% 100%
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals 80% 80% 82% 88% 96% 95% 100%
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Families and Groups 80% 80% 93% 88% 96% 95% 100%
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Organizations, and Communities 80% 80% 92% 88% 96% 95% 100%
Competency 10: Engage, honor, and respect indigenous culture towards decolonized professional practice. 80% 80% 98% 97% 100% 93% 100%

*Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark

Table 2: CSWE AS4 Form MSW Program Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes (Campus-Based Option) 2017-2018

Competency Competency Benchmark (Generalist) Competency Benchmark (Area of Specialized
Practice)
Generalist Practice (N=64)* Behavioral Mental Health Specialization (N=31)* Child & Family Specialization (N=38)* Gerontology Specialization (N=9)* Health Specialization (N=14)*
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 80% 80% 96% 91% 97% 100% 100%
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 80% 80% 83% 94% 100% 100% 100%
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice 80% 80% 92% 100% 99% 100% 100%
Competency 4: Engage in Practice-Informed Research and Research-Informed Practice 80% 80% 75% 94% 88% 90% 97%
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice 80% 80% 93% 100% 92% 84% 92%
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals 80% 80% 95% 94% 97% 90% 100%
Competency 6: Engage with Families and Groups 80% 80% 96% 94% 97%  90% 100%
Competency 6: Engage with Organizations, and Communities 80% 80% 97% 94% 97%  90% 100%
Competency 7: Assess Individuals 80% 80% 91% 91% 97% 97% 100%
Competency 7: Assess Families and Groups 80% 80% 94% 91% 97% 97% 100%
Competency 7: Assess Organizations, and Communities 80% 80% 91% 91% 97% 97% 100%
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals 80% 80% 92% 93% 97% 87% 100%
Competency 8: Intervene with Families and Groups 80% 80% 93% 93% 97% 87% 100%
Competency 8: Intervene with Organizations, and Communities 80% 80% 90% 93% 97% 87% 100%
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals 80% 80% 91% 88% 96% 95% 100%
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Families and Groups 80% 80% 93% 88% 96% 95% 100%
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Organizations, and Communities 80% 80% 92% 88% 96% 95% 100%
Competency 10: Engage, honor, and respect indigenous culture towards decolonized professional practice 80% 80% 98% 97% 100% 93% 100%

*Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark

Table 3: CSWE AS4 Form MSW Program Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes (DE Option) 2017-2018

Competency Competency Benchmark (Generalist) Generalist Practice (N=18)*
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 80% 97%
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 80% 94%
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice 80% 100%
Competency 4: Engage in Practice-Informed Research and Research-Informed Practice 80% 89%
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice 80% 88%
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals 80% 79%
Competency 6: Engage with Families and Groups 80% 45%
Competency 6: Engage with Organizations, and Communities 80% 95%
Competency 7: Assess Individuals 80% 88%
Competency 7: Assess Families and Groups 80% 44%
Competency 7: Assess Organizations, and Communities 80% 94%
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals 80% 87%
Competency 8: Intervene with Families and Groups 80% 43%
Competency 8: Intervene with Organizations, and Communities 80% 93%
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals 80% 55%
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Families and Groups 80% 93%
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Organizations, and Communities 80% 93%
Competency 10: Engage, honor, and respect indigenous culture towards decolonized professional practice. 80% 93%

*Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark

Assessment and Evaluation Results (pdf)

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