UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
BACCALAUREATE SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM
ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
LAST COMPLETED: April, 2020
COMPETENCY  COMPETENCY BENCHMARK Measure 1: 70% of students will score at least a 3 (consistently meets competency) with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above; Measure 2: must score 70% or above on identified assignment  PERCENTAGE OF Lexington  STUDENTS ACHIEVING Hazard  BENCHMARK Aggregate 
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior  Field supervisor final evaluation of real and/or simulated practice experience.  97% (n= 40) met benchmark with average of 4.4 out of 5.  100% (n=11) met benchmark with average of 4.6 out of 5.  98% (N=51) met benchmark with average of 4.4 out of 5. 
Ethical Dilemma Decision Making through Ethics Review Panel – SW 470  Lexington (n=26): 88% met benchmark.  Hazard (n=11): 100% met benchmark.  Program (all sites, N = 37): 92% met benchmark.  
Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice  Field supervisor final evaluation of real and/or simulated practice experience.  97% (n= 40) met benchmark with average of 4.4 out of 5.  100% (n=11) met benchmark with average of 4.6 out of 5.  98% (N=51) met benchmark with average of 4.4 out of 5. 
Critical reflection paper on the role of diversity, difference, privilege, and oppression in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness –SW 460  Lexington (n=30): 83% met benchmark.  Hazard (n=11): 90% met benchmark.  Program (all sites, N = 41): 85% met benchmark.  
Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice  Field supervisor final evaluation of real and/or simulated practice experience.  100% (n= 40) met benchmark with average of 4.3 out of 5.  100% (n=11) met benchmark with average of 4.4 out of 5.  100% (N=51) met benchmark with average of 4.3 out of 5. 
Advocacy and Leadership Paper – SW 470  Lexington (n=40): 100% met benchmark.  Hazard (n=11): 64% met benchmark.  Program (all sites, N = 51): 92% met benchmark.  
Competency 4: Engage In Practice informed Research and Research informed Practice  Field supervisor final evaluation of real and/or simulated practice experience.  100% (n= 40) met benchmark with average of 4.2 out of 5.  100% (n=11) met benchmark with average of 4.3 out of 5.  100% (N=51) met benchmark with average of 4.2 out of 5. 
Evidence Based Agency Poster – 445  Lexington (n=20): 75% met benchmark.  Hazard (n=11): 100% met benchmark.  Program (all sites, N = 31): 84% met benchmark.  
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice  Field supervisor final evaluation of real and/or simulated practice experience.  100% (n= 40) met benchmark with average of 4.1 out of 5.  100% (n=11) met benchmark with average of 4.6 out of 5.  100% (N=51) met benchmark with average of 4.2 out of 5. 
Policy Analysis Paper – SW 430  Lexington (n=43): 86% met benchmark.  Hazard (n=2): 100% met benchmark.  Program (all sites, N = 45): 87% met benchmark.  
Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  Field supervisor final evaluation of real and/or simulated practice experience.  97% (n= 40) met benchmark with average of 4.4 out of 5.  100% (n=11) met benchmark with average of 4.6 out of 5.  98% (N=51) met benchmark with average of 4.5 out of 5. 
Interview, transcript and process recording – SW 300  Lexington (n=39): 100% met benchmark.  Hazard (n=2): 100% met benchmark.  Program (all sites, N = 41): 100% met benchmark.  
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  Field supervisor final evaluation of real and/or simulated practice experience.  100% (n= 40) met benchmark with average of 4.1 out of 5.  100% (n=11) met benchmark with average of 4.4 out of 5.  100% (N=51) met benchmark with average of 4.2 out of 5. 
Family Assessment – SW 300  Lexington (n=42): 95% met benchmark.  Hazard (n=2): 100% met benchmark.  Program (all sites, N = 44): 95% met benchmark.  
Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  Field supervisor final evaluation of real and/or simulated practice experience.  100% (n= 40) met benchmark with average of 4.2 out of 5.  100% (n=11) met benchmark with average of 4.5 out of 5.  100% (N=51) met benchmark with average of 4.3 out of 5. 
Macro Change Project – SW 400  Lexington (n=32): 88% met benchmark.  Hazard (n=11): 64% met benchmark.  Program (all sites, N = 43): 81% met benchmark.  
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  Field supervisor final evaluation of real and/or simulated practice experience.  100% (n= 40) met benchmark with average of 4.3 out of 5.  100% (n=11) met benchmark with average of 4.4 out of 5.  100% (N=51) met benchmark with average of 4.3 out of 5. 
Research proposal to include a brief literature review, methodology, expected analysis and findings, and discussion of implications for social work practice – SW 450  Lexington (n=33): 97% met benchmark.  Hazard (n=11): 100% met benchmark.  Program (all sites, N = 44): 98% met benchmark. 
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY MASTER of SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM
ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
CSW and CSD OVERALL ASSESSMENT FINDINGS
LAST COMPLETED: 2019
COMPETENCY 
COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (GENERALIST), based upon the field evaluation oflive practice, score of 3 means the student consistently met requirements. 
COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (SPECIALIZATION), based upon the final field evaluation, score of 3 means the student consistently met requirements. 
PERCENT of STUDENTS ACHIEVING BENCHMARK 

Generalist: n = 62 
Area of Specialized Practice: Lexington, CSW n = 38 
Area of Specialized Practice: Fort Sam Houston, CSW n= 25 

Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical 
70% of students will score at 
70% of students will score at 
100% met 
100% met 
100% met 
and Professional Behavior 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 
benchmark, 
benchmark, 
benchmark, average 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 
average of 4.8. 
average of 4.6. 
of 4.5. 

Competency 2: Engage Diversity 
70% of students will score at 
70% of students will score at 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.7. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.5. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.4. 
and Difference in Practice 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 

score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 

Competency 3: Advance Human 
70% of students will score at 
70% of students will score at 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.4. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.4. 
Rights and Social, Economic, and 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 

Environmental Justice 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 

Competency 4: Engage in 
70% of students will score at 
70% of students will score at 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.4. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.3. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.2. 
Practiceinformed Research and 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 

Researchinformed Practice 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 

Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice 
70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort 
70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.5. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.2. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.2. 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 

Competency 6: Engage with 
70% of students will score at 
70% of students will score at 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.4. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 
Individuals, Families, Groups, 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 

Organizations, and Communities 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 

Competency 7: Assess Individuals, 
70% of students will score at 
70% of students will score at 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 
Families, Groups, Organizations, 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 

and Communities 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 

Competency 8: Intervene with 
70% of students will score at 
70% of students will score at 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.7. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.5. 
Individuals, Families, Groups, 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 

Organizations, and Communities 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 

Competency 9: Evaluate Practice 
70% of students will score at 
70% of students will score at 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.5. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.4. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.3. 
with Individuals, Families, Groups, 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 
least a 3 with aggregate cohort 

Organizations, and Communities 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY MASTER of SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES PROGRAM OPTION: COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT (CSD)
LAST COMPLETED: 2019
COMPETENCY  COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (GENERALIST), based upon the field evaluation oflive practice, score of 3 means the student consistently met requirements.  COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (SPECIALIZATION), based upon the final field evaluation, score of 3 means the student consistently met requirements.  PERCENT of STUDENTS ACHIEVING BENCHMARK  
Generalist: n = 62  Specialized Practice: Lexington CSD, n = 13  Specialized Practice: Hazard CSD n = 10  Specialized Practice: Morehead/Ashland CSD, n = 13  
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice Competency 4: Engage in Practiceinformed Research and Researchinformed Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities  70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.8. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.7. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.4. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.5. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.4. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.7. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.5.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.8. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.7. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.4. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.5. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.4. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.7. 100% met benchmark, average of 4.5.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.4.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.8. 
100% met benchmark, average of 4.2.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.8.  
100% met benchmark, average of 4.1.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.8.  
100% met benchmark, average of 4.2.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.6.  
100% met benchmark, average of 4.1.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.7.  
100% met benchmark, average of 4.2.  100% met benchmark, average of 5.0.  
100% met benchmark, average of 4.2.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.8.  
100% met benchmark, average of 4.2.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.8.  
100% met benchmark, average of 4.0.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.7. 
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY MASTER of SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM
ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
CSW and CSD OVERALL ASSESSMENT FINDINGS LAST COMPLETED: 2019
COMPETENCY  COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (GENERALIST), based upon the field evaluation oflive practice, score of 3 means the student consistently met requirements.  COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (SPECIALIZATION), based upon the final field evaluation, score of 3 means the student consistently met requirements.  PERCENT of STUDENTS ACHIEVING BENCHMARK  
Generalist: n = 62  Specialized Practice: Clinical Social Work (CSW), n=63  Specialized Practice: Community & Social Development (CSD), n = 36  
Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical  70% of students will score at  70% of students will score at  100% met  100% met  100% met 
and Professional Behavior  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  benchmark,  benchmark,  benchmark, 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  average of 4.8.  average of 4.6.  average of 4.8.  
Competency 2: Engage Diversity  70% of students will score at  70% of students will score at  100% met benchmark, average of 4.7.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.5.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.7. 
and Difference in Practice  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  
score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  
Competency 3: Advance Human  70% of students will score at  70% of students will score at  100% met benchmark, average of 4.6.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.4.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 
Rights and Social, Economic, and  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  
Environmental Justice  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  
Competency 4: Engage in  70% of students will score at  70% of students will score at  100% met benchmark, average of 4.4.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.3.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.5. 
Practiceinformed Research and  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  
Researchinformed Practice  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice  70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort  70% of students will score at least a 3 with aggregate cohort  100% met benchmark, average of 4.5.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.2.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.4. 
score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  
Competency 6: Engage with  70% of students will score at  70% of students will score at  100% met benchmark, average of 4.4.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.6.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.8. 
Individuals, Families, Groups,  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  
Organizations, and Communities  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  
Competency 7: Assess Individuals,  70% of students will score at  70% of students will score at  100% met benchmark, average of 4.6.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.6.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 
Families, Groups, Organizations,  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  
and Communities  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  
Competency 8: Intervene with  70% of students will score at  70% of students will score at  100% met benchmark, average of 4.7.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.6.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.6. 
Individuals, Families, Groups,  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  
Organizations, and Communities  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  
Competency 9: Evaluate Practice  70% of students will score at  70% of students will score at  100% met benchmark, average of 4.5.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.4.  100% met benchmark, average of 4.3. 
with Individuals, Families, Groups,  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  least a 3 with aggregate cohort  
Organizations, and Communities  score of 3 (out of 5) or above.  score of 3 (out of 5) or above. 