School of Social Work & Human Services

Troy University Baccalaureate Social Work Program Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

 

Human Services Field Practicum

The Human Services major allows the completion of 300 clock hours in an agency setting which will be approved by the Director of Human Service Practicums. The Human Service Practicum will be completed during the student’s last term/semester. While students are encourage to discover agencies that are of particular interest to their unique educational experience, the final approval of the practicum setting rests with the Director of Human Service Practicums.

Some examples of field practicum placement agencies include but are not limited to:

Barbour County Department of Public Health;
Bullock County Department of Human Resources;
Coffee County Department of Human Resources;
Coffee County Department of Public Health;
Crenshaw County Department of Human Resources;
Dale County Department of Human Resources;
Dialysis Clinic, Inc;
Enterprise Nursing Home;
First Baptist Community Ministries;
Houston County Department of Human Resources;
Houston County Department of Public Health;
Kindred Hospice;
Montgomery County Department of Human Resources;
Pike County Department of Human Resources;
Therapeutic Foster Care;
The House of Ruth, Inc;
Troy Health and Rehabilitation;
Vivian B. Adams School;
Wiregrass Hospice Social Services.

Social Work Field Practicum

The Social Work major requires the completion of 500 clock hours in an agency setting which will be approved by the Director of Social Work Practicums. The Social Work Practicum will be completed during the student’s last two terms or last semester. While students are encourage to discover agencies that are of particular interest to their unique educational experience, the final approval of the practicum setting rests with the Director of Social Work Practicums.

Some examples of field practicum placement agencies include but are not limited to:

Baptist Hospital;
Barbour County Department of Public Health;
Bullock County Department of Human Resources;
Coffee County Department of Human Resources;
Coffee County Department of Public Health;
Crenshaw County Department of Human Resources;
Dale County Department of Human Resources;
Dialysis Clinic, Inc;
Enterprise Nursing Home;
First Baptist Community Ministries;
Houston County Department of Human Resources;
Houston County Department of Public Health;
Jackson Hospital;
Kindred Hospice;
Montgomery County Department of Human Resources;
Pike County Department of Human Resources;
SARCOA;
Southeast Health;
Therapeutic Foster Care;
The House of Ruth, Inc;
Troy Health and Rehabilitation;
Vivian B. Adams School;
Wiregrass Hospice Social Services.

Student Organizations

National Association of Black Social Workers

The purpose of The National Association of Black Social Workers is designed to promote the welfare, survival, and liberation of the Black Community; and to advocate for social change at the national, state, and local level.

For more information please email:

Renita Davis
rdavis3@troy.edu

National Organization for Human Services Honor Society
Tau Upsilon Alpha
Chi Pi Chapter

The purpose of Tau Upsilon Alpha, National Organization of Human Services Honor Society is to honor academic excellence by: fostering lifelong learning, leadership development, and to promote excellence in service to humanity.

For more information please email: 

Dana Wilson
wilsond@troy.edu or tua@troy.edu

Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Work
Phi Alpha
Chi Omega Chapter

The purpose  of Phi Alpha is to recognize outstanding Student Leadership consistent with the ideals and mission of Phi Alpha.

For more information please email:

Renita Davis
rdavis3@troy.edu 

Sigma Alpha Sigma

The purpose of Sigma Alpha Sigma is to promote student service.

 For more information please contact your Advisor or email:
sas@troy.edu

 

 BSW 2019 CHEA Data

Last completed on January 2019

Competency Competency Benchmark
PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS ACHIEVING BENCHMARK
 
    Program Option #1
(Troy/Face to Face)
Program Option #2
(Dothan/Face to Face)
Program Option #3
(Phenix City/Face to Face)
Aggregate of All Program Options
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 4-7

S: 5.7/100% (n=41)

FL: 6.0/100% (n=41)

S: 5.7/100% (n=8)

FL: 5.8/100% (n=8)

S: 6.1/100% (n=14)

FL: 6.2/100% (n=14)

S: 5.8/100% (N=63)

FL: 6.0/100% (N=63)

Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 4-7

S: 5.7/100% (n=41)

FL: 6.0/100% (n=41)

S: 5.7/100% (n=8)

FL: 5.7/100% (n=8)

S: 6.0/100% (n=14)

FL: 6.1/100% (n=14)

S: 5.8/100% (N=63)

FL: 5.9/100% (N=63)

Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice 4-7

S: 5.5/100% (n=41)

FL: 5.7/100% (n=41)

S: 5.4/100% (n=8)

FL: 5.5/100% (n=8)

S: 5.9/100% (n=14)

FL: 5.9/100% (n=14)

S: 5.6/100% (N=63)

FL: 5.7/100% (N=63)

Competency 4: Engage In Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice 4-7

S: 5.3/95.1% (n=41)

FL: 5.4/97.6% (n=41)

S: 5.3/100% (n=8)

FL: 5.7/100% (n=8)

S: 6.0/100% (n=14)

FL: 6.0/100% (n=14)

S: 5.5/96.8% (N=63)

FL: 5.7/98.4% (N=63)

Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice 4-7

S: 5.2/97.6% (n=41)

FL: 5.6/100% (n=41)

S: 5.3/100% (n=8)

FL: 5.5/100% (n=8)

S: 6.0/100% (n=14)

FL: 5.9/100% (n=14)

S: 5.5/98.4% (N=63)

FL: 5.7/100% (N=63)

Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 4-7

S: 5.7/100% (n=41)

FL: 5.9/100% (n=41)

S: 5.9/100% (n=8)

FL: 5.9/100% (n=8)

S: 6.2/100% (n=14)

FL: 6.3/100% (n=14)

S: 5.9/100% (N=63)

FL: 6.0/100% (N=63)

Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 4-7

S: 5.5/97.6% (n=41)

FL: 5.7/97.6% (n=41)

S: 5.8/100% (n=8)

FL: 5.9/100% (n=8)

S: 6.1/100% (n=14)

FL: 6.1/100% (n=14)

S: 5.8/98.4% (N=63)

FL: 5.9/98.4% (N=63)

Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 4-7

S: 5.4/95.1% (n=41)

FL: 5.6/97.6% (n=41)

S: 5.4/100% (n=8)

FL: 5.6/100% (n=8)

S: 6.1/100% (n=14)

FL: 6.0/100% (n=14)

S: 5.6/96.8% (N=63)

FL: 5.7/98.4% (N=63)

Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 4-7

S: 5.3/95.1% (n=41)

FL: 5.6/97.6% (n=41)

S: 5.5/100% (n=8)

FL: 5.8/100% (n=8)

S: 6.1/100% (n=14)

FL: 6.1/100% (n=14)

S: 5.6/96.8% (N=63)

FL: 5.8/98.4% (N=63)

BSW 2018 CHEA Data

Last completed on January 2018

Competency Competency Benchmark PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS ACHIEVING BENCHMARK
    Program Option #1
(Troy/Face to Face)
Program Option #2
(Dothan/Face to Face)
Program Option #3
(Phenix City/Face to Face)
Aggregate of All Program Options
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 4-7 6.1/90.4%
(n = 52)
6.1/92.8%
(n = 14)
5.1/85.4%
(n = 41)

5.7/88.7%
(N = 107)
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 4-7 5.9/90.4%
(n = 52)
6.5/92.8%
(n = 14)
5.2/85.4%
(n = 41)
5.9/88.7%
(N = 107)
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice 4-7 5.8/90.4%
(n = 52)
6.03/92.8%
(n = 14)
5.1/85.4%
(n = 41)
5.6/88.7%
(N = 107)
Competency 4: Engage In Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice 4-7 5.96/90.4%
(n = 52)
6.02/92.8%
(n = 14)
5.3/85.4%
(n = 41)
5.76/88.7%
(N = 107)
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice 4-7 5.8/90.4%
(n = 52)
5.9/92.8%
(n = 14)
5.1/85.4%
(n = 41)
5.6/88.7%
(N = 107)
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 4-7 6.0/90.4%
(n = 52)
6.3/92.8%
(n = 14)
5.0/85.4%
(n = 41)
5.8/88.7%
(N = 107)
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 4-7 5.9/90.4%
(n = 52)
6.1/92.8%
(n = 14)
5.0/85.4%
(n = 41)
5.7/88.7%
(N = 107)
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 4-7 5.9/90.4%
(n = 52)
6.1/92.8%
(n = 14)
5.0/85.4%
(n = 41)
5.7/88.7%
(N = 107)
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 4-7 5.8/90.4%
(n = 52)
6.05/92.8%
(n = 14)
5.3/85.4%
(n = 41)
5.7/88.7%
(N = 107)

 

Troy University MASTER’S SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM
ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

PROGRAM OPTION (Dothan Campus/Face to Face with Canvas component)

LAST COMPLETED ON (AY 2017-2018)

COMPETENCY

COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (GENERALIST)

COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (AREA OF SPECIALIZED PRACTICE)

PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS ACHIEVING BENCHMARK  

     
Generalist Practice
Area of Specialized Practice #1 (Direct Practice)
Area of Specialized Practice #2 (Organizational Leadership)
Area of Specialized Practice #3 (Identify Specialization)
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 100%    
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 98.6%    
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 98%    
Competency 4: Engage In Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 88.8%    
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 98.6%    
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 98% 94.4%    
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 94.4%    
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 90% 98.4%    
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 96%    
Any Additional Competency(ies) Developed by the Program            

 

Troy University MASTER’S SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM
ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

PROGRAM OPTION (Phenix City/Face to Face with Canvas component)

LAST COMPLETED ON (AY 2017-2018)

 

COMPETENCY COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (GENERALIST) COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (AREA OF SPECIALIZED PRACTICE) PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS ACHIEVING BENCHMARK



      Generalist Practice Area of Specialized Practice #1 (Direct Practice) Area of Specialized Practice #2 (Organizational Leadership) Area of Specialized Practice #3 (Identify Specialization)
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 100%    
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 80% 97.6%    
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 90% 98%    
Competency 4: Engage In Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 98.8%    
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 96%    
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 90% 97.4%    
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 90% 98%    
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 90% 94.4%    
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 90% 94.4%    
Any Additional Competency(ies) Developed by the Program            

 

Troy University MASTER’S SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM
ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

PROGRAM OPTION (Montgomery Campus/Face to Face with Canvas component)

LAST COMPLETED ON (AY 2017-2018)

COMPETENCY COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (GENERALIST) COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (AREA OF SPECIALIZED PRACTICE)

 

 

PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS ACHIEVING BENCHMARK



      Generalist Practice Area of Specialized Practice #1 (Direct Practice) Area of Specialized Practice #2 (Organizational Leadership) Area of Specialized Practice #3 (Identify Specialization)
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 100%    
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 80% 91.6%    
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 90% 98.8%    
Competency 4: Engage In Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 98.8%    
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 91.6%    
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 90% 98.2%    
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 90% 98%    
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 94.4%    
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 90% 97%    
Any Additional Competency(ies) Developed by the Program            

 

Troy University MASTER’S SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM
ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

OVERALL ASSESSMENT FINDINGS

LAST COMPLETED ON (AY 2017-2018)

COMPETENCY COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (FOUNDATION) COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (SPECIALIZATION)

PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS ACHIEVING BENCHMARK

      Generalist Practice

Specialization #1 (Direct Practice)

Specialization #2 (Organizational

Leadership)

Specialization #3 (Identify Specialization)
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 100%    
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 91.2% 97%    
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 97% 98%    
Competency 4: Engage In Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 94%    
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 100% 98%    
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 97.1% 97.4%    
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 97.1% 96.2%    
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 97.1% 95.1%    
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 80% between 4-7 80% between 4-7 97.1% 97.4%    
Any Additional Competency(ies) Developed by the Program            

 

Rating Scale Summary:

 0-         Student has not had the opportunity to demonstrate this skill/ability

 1-         Student performs consistently below expected levels. Student demonstrates no ability in this area.

 2-         Student usually performs below expected levels. Student demonstrates some ability but evidences weakness in this area.

 3-         Student performs somewhat below expected level. Student demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding but needs continued improvement in the area.

 4-         Student performs at expected level. Student demonstrates satisfactory (average) knowledge and ability.

 5-         Student usually performs above expected level. Student demonstrates knowledge and ability slightly above average.

 6-         Student performs consistently above expected level. Student demonstrates knowledge and ability well above average.

 7-         Student performs significantly above expected level and demonstrates excellent mastery of knowledge and ability.