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Iona College Baccalaureate Social Work Program
Assessment of Learning Outcomes

Last completed on: June 7, 2018

All Council on Social Work Education programs measure and report student learning outcomes. Students are assessed on their mastery of the competencies that comprise 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 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
Competency 1:
Demonstrate Ethical Professional Behavior
80% 99.5%
Competency 2:
Engage Diversity & Difference in Practice
80% 97.8%
Competency 3:
Advance Human Rights & Social, Economic, & Environmental Justice
80% 90%
Competency 4:
Engage In Practice-informed Research &
Research-informed Practice
80% 82.9%
Competency 5:
Engage in Policy Practice
80% 95.5%
Competency 6:
Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, & Communities
80% 97.8%
Competency 7:
Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, & Communities
80% 96.7%
Competency 8:
Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, & Communities
80% 95.1%
Competency 9:
Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, & Communities
80% 90.5%

CSWE Form AS4(B)