E. Bishop, C. Faulkner, J. Groeber, L. Guerin, L. Hesterberg, M. Just, C. Olson, N. Preston, M. Seelig, J. Stafford, E. Swank
The purpose of the social work program competencies are to guide student development as beginning professional social workers in generalist practice, from knowledge acquisition, comprehension and application of knowledge, to analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of generalist social work practice.
- Identify as a professional social worker and conduct one's self accordingly.
- Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice.
- Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgement.
- Engage diversity and difference in practice.
- Advance human rights and social and economic justice.
- Engage in research informed practice and practice informed research.
- Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment.
- Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services.
- Respond to contexts that shape practice.
- Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
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