MSW program learning outcomes Specialization 20222023
COUNCIL ON SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION – FORM AS 4(M)
BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY MASTERâ€™S SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM
ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Form AS 4(M) A form required for Reaffirmation, Candidacy, and ongoing compliance per AS 4.0.3
Summary of the Programâ€™s Assessment Plan  GeneralistÂ Practice
All students are assessed using a minimum of two measures on their mastery of the nine competencies that comprise the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards of the Council on Social Work Education and any additional competencies programs may choose to add. Â Summarize the programâ€™s competencybased assessment plan. Â Programs may add/delete rows to accurately reflect the number measures included in the data presented.
Assessment Measure #1: Foundation Curriculum Assessment Instrument (FCAI)  
Competencies assessed  19  
Dimension(s) assessed:  1.Â Â Â Knowledge
2.Â Â Â Skills 

When/where students are assessed:  In last month of Foundation Curriculum.Â Online knowledge test  
Who assessed student competence:  Social Work Education Assessment Project (SWEAP)  
Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative of achievement) for Competencies 19:  50% or more of the questions in each section are correct  
Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum scores, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 19:  80%  
Assessment Measure #2: Field Placement Assessment Instrument (FPPAI)  
Competencies assessed  19  
Dimension(s) assessed:  Cognitive and affective processes, skills, values  
When/where students are assessed:  At end of second semester (last semester) of Foundation Field Placement  
Who assessed student competence:  Agencybased field instructor (AFI)  
Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative of achievement) for Competencies 19:  Rated at a 3 on a scale of 15  
Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum scores, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 19:  80%  
Summary of the Programâ€™s Assessment Plan  Specialized Practice
Students are assessed using a minimum of two measures on their mastery of the nine competencies that comprise the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards of the Council on Social Work Education and any additional competencies programs may choose to add, that reflect the area of specialized practice.Â Summarize the programâ€™s competencybased assessment plan.Â Programs may add/delete rows to accurately reflect the number of areas of specialized practice and each measure included in the data presented.
Area of Specialized Practice: Direct Practice with Individuals and Families
Assessment Measure #1 ADVANCED MSW FIELD EVALUATION INSTRUMENT  
Dimension(s) assessed:  Skills 
When/where students are assessed:  At end of second semester (last semester) of Advanced Field Placement 
Who assessed student competence:  Agencybased field instructor (AFI) 
Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative of achievement) for Competencies 19:  Score of 3 or higher on a scale of 15 
Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum scores, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 19:  80% 
Assessment Measure #2: Case Presentation  
Dimension(s) assessed:  Skills, Values, Cognitive and Affective Processes, Knowledge 
When/where students are assessed:  In Social Work 525 course in last semester.Â Case presentations are video taped 
Who assessed student competence:  Two independent raters evaluate every case presentation. 
Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative of achievement) for Competencies 19:  Score of 3 or higher on a scale of 14.Â A 3 is defined as Proficient (beginning level of professional competence) 
Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum scores, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 19:  70% 
Â CSWE Summary Sheet for MSW Specialization â€“20222023
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Percentage of Students Achieving Benchmark  
Boise  Online  Average  
Summer  Fall  Spring  Â  
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior  75%  90%  92%  90%  90%  91% 
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice  75%  77%  85%  84%  76%  81% 
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice  75%  74%  81%  79%  81%  79% 
Competency 4: Engage in Practiceinformed Research and Researchinformed Practice  75%  77%  85%  75%  79%  79% 
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice  75%  88%  85%  82%  80%  84% 
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  92%  88%  90%  88%  90% 
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  88%  87%  83%  87%  86% 
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  90%  88%  86%  88%  88% 
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  83%  83%  80%  89%  84% 
Note: Program evaluation could not be completed for the Coeur dâ€™Alene campus due to missing data.
CSWE SUMMARY MSW Specialized Boise Spring 2023
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
90%  (90% + 89%)/2 = 90%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
89% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
85%  (85% + 68%)/2 = 77%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
68% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
86%  (86% + 62%)/2 = 74%  NO 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
62% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 4: Engage in Practiceinformed Research and Researchinformed Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
83%  (83% + 70%)/2 = 77%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
70% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
82%  (82% + 93%)/2 = 88%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
93% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
92%  (92% + 90%)/2 = 92%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
90% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
88%  (88% + 87%)/2= 88%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
87% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
87%  (87% + 92%)/2 = 90%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
92% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
84%  (84% + 82%)/2 = 83%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
82% 
Field N = 49
Case Presentation N = 49
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CSWE SUMMARY MSW Specialized Online Summer 2022
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
89%  (89% + 95%)/2 = 92%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
95% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
87%  (87% + 83%)/2 = 85%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
83% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
83%  (83% + 79%)/2 = 81%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
79% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 4: Engage in Practiceinformed Research and Researchinformed Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
84%  (84% + 86%)/2 = 85%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
86% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
79%  (79% + 90%)/2 = 85%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
90% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
89%  (89% + 87%)/2 = 88%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
87% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
86%  (86% + 88%)/2= 87%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
88% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
86%  (86% + 90%)/2 = 88%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
90% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
82%  (82% + 84%)/2 = 83%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
84% 
Field N = 68
Case Presentation N = 62
CSWE SUMMARY MSW Specialized Online Fall 2022
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
94%  (94% + 86%)/2 = 90%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
86% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
91%  (91% + 77%)/2 = 84%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
77% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
91%  (91% + 66%)/2 = 79%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
66% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 4: Engage in Practiceinformed Research and Researchinformed Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
89%  (89% + 61%)/2 = 75%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
61% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
86%  (79% + 90%)/2 = 82%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
77% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
96%  (96% + 83%)/2 = 90%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
83% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
91%  (91% + 74%)/2= 83%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
74% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
91%  (91% + 80%)/2 = 86%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
80% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
88%  (88% + 72%)/2 = 80%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
72% 
Field N = 68
Case Presentation N = 62
CSWE SUMMARY MSW Specialized Online Spring 2023
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
87%  (87% + 92%)/2 = 90%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
92% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
85%  (85% + 67%)/2 = 76%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
67% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
85%  (85% + 76%)/2 = 81%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
76% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 4: Engage in Practiceinformed Research and Researchinformed Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
81%  (81% + 77%)/2 = 79%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
77% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
80%  (80% + 80%)/2 = 80%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
80% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
88%  (88% + 87%)/2 = 88%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
87% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
85%  (85% + 88%)/2= 87%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
88% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
86%  (86% + 89%)/2 = 88%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
89% 
Competency  Competency Benchmark  Outcome Measure Benchmark  Percent Attaining  Percentage of Students Achieving Competency  Competency Attained? 
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  75%  Measure 1 (Field):
80% 
84%  (84% + 93%)/2 = 89%  YES 
Measure 2 (Case Presentation):
70% of students with at least a rating of 3 
93% 
Field N = 72
Case Presentation N = 72