Master of Social Work























 

Assessment Report, 2015-2016

CLASS, Social Work (Masters)

Assessment Identifiers


College / School
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Department
Department of  Social Work

Program / Major / Certificate
Master of Social Work

Assessment Coordinator(s)
Felicia Tuggle

Has there been a change to the Assessment Coordinator(s) since the last assessment plan? No

Person(s) responsible for writing and/or submitting this report:
Felicia Tuggle

Program Mission Statement


The mission of the Department of Social Work prepares students to excel in social work practice. The BSW programs prepares students for generalist practice and the MSW program builds on the generalist foundation and prepares students for advanced practice in Clinical and Social Administration. The Department promotes student focused learning, affirms the African American legacy and fosters a unique multicultural environment through its BSW and MSW curriculum and advocacy roles in community change. The department graduates students who are culturally competent to practice social work in rural, urban and global settings.

Has this mission statement been revised since the last plan? 

No

 

PSLOs

1. Students will be able to demonstrate ethical and professional behavior.

2. Students will be able to engage diversity and difference in practice.

3. Students will be able to advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice.

4. Students will be able to engage in practice-informed research and research-informed practice.

5. Students will be able to engage in policy practice.

6. The students will be able to engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

7. The students will be able to assess individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

8. The students will be able to intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

9. The students will be able to evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.



LINK TO: Assessment Report, 2015-2016 – Supporting Documents


 

Assessment Results (PSLOs)

 

SSU Strategic Plan Goal

PSLO

Semester

Professor

Courses

Assessment Artifacts and Instruments

Target Levels

Results and Analysis of Results

Actions in Response to Results

Academic Engagement and Achievement

1. Students will be able to demonstrate ethical and professional behavior.

Fall 2015

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6780

Administrator Interview Assignment scored with the Administrator Interview rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 1 MET    100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

OVERALL: TARGET MET
Description of any changes for improvements which were made during the course of the 2015-2016 academic year: In-class discussion on personal biases and ethical decision were conducted prior to the assignment due date. The program incorporated external assessment from agency based field supervisors into ongoing program assessment efforts and added e-portfolio as high impact assessment practice.
 
Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year:
Target met for PSLO in MSWK 6780, 6790, 6751, and 6781. Successful strategies will be continued and measured. In addition, course evaluation data from students will also be used for continuous quality improvement. Agency based field supervisors will continue to provide external assessment of student performance. MSWK 6780- assignment and rubric will be reviewed and revised as part of comprehensive program review.

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6790

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation assessed with agency based  field supervisor rubric

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 2 MET

90% of students performed at the developing level or above

Spring 2016

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6751

Major Clinical Project and Presentation II assessed with Major Clinical Project rubric

80% of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 3 MET 

On average, 82% performed at the satisfactory level

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6781

Leadership Framework Product scored with the Leadership Framework Product rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 4 MET   100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6791

E-portfolio Assignment scored with the agency based field rubric completed by agency based field supervisors.

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 5 MET 100% of students performed at the developing level or above

Academic Engagement and Achievement

2. Students will be able to engage diversity and difference in practice.

Fall 2015

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6780

Administrator Interview Assignment scored with the Administrator Interview rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 1 MET    100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

OVERALL: TARGET MET
Description of any changes for improvements which were made during the course of the 2015-2016 academic year: The program incorporated external assessment from agency-based field supervisors into ongoing assessment efforts and added e-portfolio as a high impact assessment practice.
Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year:
Target met for PSLO in MSWK 6780, 6790, 6751, and 6781. Successful strategies will be continued and measured.  In addition, course evaluation data from students will also be used for continuous quality improvement. Agency based field supervisors will continue to provide external assessment of student performance. MSWK 6780- assignment and rubric will be reviewed and revised as part of comprehensive program review.

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6790

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation assessed with agency based  field supervisor rubric

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 2 MET 90% of students performed at the developing level or above

Spring 2016

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6751

Major Clinical Project and Presentation II assessed with Major Clinical Project  rubric

80 % of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 3 MET 

On average, 90 % of students performed at the satisfactory level

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6781

Leadership Framework Product scored with the Leadership Framework Product rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 4 MET   100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6791

E-portfolio Assignment scored with the agency based field rubric completed by agency based field supervisors.

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 5 MET 100% of students performed at the developing level or above

Academic Engagement and Achievement

3. Students will be able to advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice.

Fall 2015

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6750

Major Clinical Project and Presentation I assessed with Major Clinical Project  I rubric

80% of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 1 MET 

On average, 81% performed at the satisfactory level

OVERALL: TARGET MET
Description of any changes for improvements which were made during the course of the 2015-2016 academic year: The program incorporated external assessment from agency-based field supervisors into ongoing assessment efforts and added e-portfolio as a high impact assessment practice.
Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year:
Target met for PSLO in MSWK 6780, 6790, 6751, and 6781. Successful strategies will be continued and measured. In addition, course evaluation data from students will also be used for continuous quality improvement. Agency based field supervisors will continue to provide external assessment of student performance. MSWK 6780- assignment and rubric will be reviewed and revised as part of comprehensive program review.

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6780

Administrator Interview Assignment scored with the Administrator Interview rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 2 MET   88% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6790

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation assessed with agency based  field supervisor rubric

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 3 MET 88% of students performed at the developing level or above

Spring 2016

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6751

Major Clinical Project and Presentation II assessed with Major Clinical Project  rubric

80 % of students will perform at at the satisfactory level

TARGET 4 MET 

On average, 92% performed at tat the satisfactory level

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6781

Leadership Framework Product scored with the Leadership Framework Product rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 5 MET   100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6791

E-portfolio Assignment scored with the agency based field rubric completed by agency based field supervisors.

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 6 MET 100% of students performed at the developing level or above

Academic Engagement and Achievement

4. Students will be able to engage in practice-informed research and research-informed practice.

Fall 2015

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6780

Administrator Interview Assignment scored with the Administrator Interview rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 1 MET    100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

OVERALL: TARGET MET
Description of any changes for improvements which were made during the course of the 2015-2016 academic year: The program incorporated external assessment from agency-based field supervisors into ongoing assessment efforts and added e-portfolio as a high impact assessment practice.
Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year: Target met for PSLO in MSWK 6780, 6790, 6751, and 6781. Successful strategies will be continued and measured.  In addition, course evaluation data from students will also be used for continuous quality improvement. Agency based field supervisors will continue to provide external assessment of student performance. MSWK 6780- assignment and rubric will be reviewed and revised as part of comprehensive program review.

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6790

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation assessed with agency based  field supervisor rubric

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 2 MET 86% of students performed at the developing level or above interventions and apply to practice.

Spring 2016

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6751

Major Clinical Project and Presentation II assessed with Major Clinical Project  II rubric

80% of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 3 MET 100% performed at the at the satisfactory level

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6781

Leadership Framework Product scored with the Leadership Framework Product rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 4 MET   100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6791

E-portfolio Assignment scored with the agency based field rubric completed by agency based field supervisors.

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 5 MET 100% of students performed at the developing level or above

Academic Engagement and Achievement

5. Students will be able to engage in policy practice.

Fall 2015

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6750

Major Clinical Project and Presentation I assessed with Major Clinical Project  I rubric

80% of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 1 MET 

On average, 85% performed at the satisfactory level

OVERALL: TARGET MET
Description of any changes for improvements which were made during the course of the 2015-2016 academic year: The program incorporated external assessment from agency-based field supervisors into ongoing assessment efforts and added e-portfolio as a high impact assessment tool.
 
Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year:
Target met for PSLO in MSWK 6780, 6790, 6751, and 6781. Successful strategies will be continued and measured. In addition, course evaluation data from students will also be used for continuous quality improvement. Agency based field supervisors will continue to provide external assessment of student performance. MSWK 6780- assignment and rubric will be reviewed and revised as part of comprehensive program review.

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6780

Administrator Interview Assignment scored with the Administrator Interview rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 2 MET    100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6790

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation assessed with agency based  field supervisor rubric

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 3 MET 88% of students performed at the developing level or above interventions and apply to practice.

Spring 2016

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6751

Major Clinical Project and Presentation II assessed with Major Clinical Project  rubric

80 % of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 4 MET 

On average, 83% performed at the satisfactory level

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6781

Leadership Framework Product scored with the Leadership Framework Product rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 5 MET   100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6791

E-portfolio Assignment scored with the agency based field rubric completed by agency based field supervisors.

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 6 MET 100% of students performed at the developing level or above

Academic Engagement and Achievement

6. The students will be able to engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

Fall 2015

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6750

Major Clinical Project and Presentation I assessed with Major Clinical Project  I rubric

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 1 NOT MET

On average, 69% performed at the developing level. Results were analyzed using the grading rubric.

OVERALL: TARGET PARTIALLY MET
Description of any changes for improvements which were made during the course of the 2015-2016 academic year: Video observation and practice simulation rubric created for MSWK 6750. The program also incorporated external assessment from agency-based field supervisors into ongoing assessment efforts and added e-portfolio as a high impact assessment practice
Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year:
Target met for PSLO in MSWK 6780, 6790, 6751, and 6781. Successful strategies will be continued and measured. In addition, course evaluation data from students will also be used for continuous quality improvement. Agency based field supervisors will continue to provide external assessment of student performance. MSWK 6780- assignment and rubric will be reviewed and revised as part of comprehensive program review. MSWK 6750- video observation and practice simulation rubric will be incorporated as part of class discussions and lectures. 

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6780

Administrator Interview Assignment scored with the Administrator Interview rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 2 MET    100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6790

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation assessed with agency based  field supervisor rubric

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 3 MET 90% of students performed at the developing level or above interventions and apply to practice.

Spring 2016

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6751

Major Clinical Project and Presentation II assessed with Major Clinical Project  rubric

80 % of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 4 NOT MET 

On average, 72% performed at the satisfactory level

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6781

Leadership Framework Product scored with the Leadership Framework Product rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 5 MET   100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6791

E-portfolio Assignment scored with the agency based field rubric completed by agency based field supervisors.

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 6 MET 100% of students performed at the developing level or above

Academic Engagement and Achievement

7. The students will be able to assess individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

Fall 2015

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6750

Major Clinical Project and Presentation I assessed with Major Clinical Project  I rubric

80% of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 1 MET 100% performed at the satisfactory level

OVERALL: TARGET MET
Description of any changes for improvements which were made during the course of the 2015-2016 academic year: The program incorporated external assessment from agency-based field supervisors into ongoing assessment efforts and added e-portfolio as a high impact assessment practice.
Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year:
Target met for PSLO in MSWK 6780, 6790, 6751, and 6781. Successful strategies will be continued and measured. In addition, course evaluation data from students will also be used for continuous quality improvement. Agency based field supervisors will continue to provide external assessment of student performance. MSWK 6780- assignment and rubric will be reviewed and revised as part of comprehensive program review.

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6780

Administrator Interview Assignment scored with the Administrator Interview rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 2 MET    100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6790

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation assessed with agency based  field supervisor rubric

87% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 3 MET 87% of students performed at the developing level or above

Spring 2016

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6751

Major Clinical Project and Presentation II assessed with Major Clinical Project  rubric

80 % of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 4 MET 100% performed at the satisfactory level

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6781

Leadership Framework Product scored with the Leadership Framework Product rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 5 MET   100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6791

E-portfolio Assignment scored with the agency based field rubric completed by agency based field supervisors.

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 6 MET 100% of students performed at the developing level or above

Academic Engagement and Achievement

8. The students will be able to intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

Fall 2015

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6750

Major Clinical Project and Presentation I assessed with Major Clinical Project  I rubric

80% of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 1 MET 100% performed at the satisfactory level

OVERALL: TARGET MET
Description of any changes for improvements which were made during the course of the 2015-2016 academic year: The program incorporated external assessment from agency-based field supervisors into ongoing assessment efforts and added e-portfolio as a high impact assessment practice.
Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year:
Target met for PSLO in MSWK 6780, 6790, 6751, and 6781. Successful strategies will be continued and measured. In addition, course evaluation data from students will also be used for continuous quality improvement. Agency based field supervisors will continue to provide external assessment of student performance. MSWK 6780- assignment and rubric will be reviewed and revised as part of comprehensive program review.

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6780

Administrator Interview Assignment scored with the Administrator Interview rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 2 MET    100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6790

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation assessed with agency based  field supervisor rubric

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 3 MET 89% of students performed at the developing level or above based approaches.

Spring 2016

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6751

Major Clinical Project and Presentation II assessed with Major Clinical Project  rubric

80 % of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 4 MET 100% performed at the satisfactory level

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6781

Leadership Framework Product scored with the Leadership Framework Product rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 5 MET   100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6791

E-portfolio Assignment scored with the agency based field rubric completed by agency based field supervisors.

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 6 MET 100% of students performed at the developing level or above

Academic Engagement and Achievement

9. The students will be able to evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

Fall 2015

Adrian Anderson

MSWK 6750

Major Clinical Project and Presentation I assessed with Major Clinical Project  I rubric

80% of students will perform at the satisfactory level

TARGET 1 MET 94% performed at the satisfactory level

 

OVERALL: TARGET PARTIALLY MET
Description of any changes for improvements which were made during the course of the 2015-2016 academic year: The program incorporated external assessment from agency-based field supervisors into ongoing assessment efforts and added e-portfolio as a high impact assessment practice.


Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year:
Target met for PSLO in MSWK 6780, 6790, 6751, and 6781. Successful strategies will be continued and measured. In addition, course evaluation data from students will also be used for continuous quality improvement. Agency based field supervisors will continue to provide external assessment for student performance. MSWK 6780- assignment and rubric will be reviewed and revised as part of comprehensive program review.

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6780

Administrator Interview Assignment scored with the Administrator Interview rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 2 MET    100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6790

Mid-Term Performance Evaluation assessed with agency based  field supervisor rubric

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 3 NOT MET

74% of students performed at the developing level or above

Spring 2016

Randy Gunter

MSWK 6781

Leadership Framework Product scored with the Leadership Framework Product rubric

80% of students will perform at the proficient level or above

TARGET 4 MET   100% of students performed  at the proficient level or above

Felicia Tuggle

MSWK 6791

E-portfolio Assignment scored with the agency based field rubric completed by agency based field supervisors.

80% of students will perform at the developing level or above

TARGET 5 MET 100% of students performed at the developing level or above


 

Assessment Results (POs)



SSU Strategic Plan Goal

PO Goal

Enabling Strategies

Measures

Targets

Results and Analysis of Results

Actions in Response to Results

Academic Engagement and Achievement

Enhance program structure and curriculum in preparation for CSWE reaffirmation

a. MSW faculty will be assigned specific roles and responsibilities to contribute towards Reaffirmation process. Faculty will work to align SACS 5th year report with CSWE requirements to maximize efficiency and ensure compliance with both accrediting bodies.

b. Faculty will collectively work to develop competency based rubrics to ensure practice behaviors are being assessed consistently across the program.

i.  Completed SACS assessment plans and reports aligned to CSWE 2015 EPAS

ii.Competency based rubric descriptions

i.  100% of SACS assessment plans and reports will be completed

ii.Rubrics established for competencies/PSLOs (6-9)

TARGET PARTIALLY  MET

SACS assessment plans were completed for the 2015-2016 AY, but reports were not completed on time due to faculty not submitting information in a timely manner.

Faculty pulled together various rubrics that might be helpful in designing rubric criteria and levels. Faculty have begun working on the rubrics but none have been completed. 

OVERALL: TARGET PARTIALLY  MET

Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year: Faculty will complete assessment plans and reports during the 2016-2017 AY by the institutional deadlines. Faculty will participate in workshops/trainings offered by SSU Academic Affairs office to ensure that plans and reports are submitted in the required format.

Starting Spring 2017, MSW faculty will be required to collect and grade all benchmark assignments in Live Text (D2L can/will continue to be used as well). These changes are necessary to guide efficient future assessment planning and reporting.

Faculty will continue to work on developing competency based rubrics during the 2016-2017 AY. Rubrics are expected to be completed and used to assess benchmark assignments starting Spring 2017.

Academic Engagement and Achievement

Increase the use of technology to enhance and assess instructional delivery in the classroom and field practicum

a. Faculty will assess courses offered online in 2014-2015 AY and make data informed revisions as needed.

b. Field faculty and staff will launch Leve Text FEM, web based platform to collect, analyze, and report field experience data.

i.  # of courses that are offered fully online from 2013-2014 AY as evidenced by course offerings

ii.# of students with registered FEM accounts

 

i.    100% of courses offered online in 2014-2015 AY will be offered again.

ii.   100% of field students will actively use Live Text to record field hours.

iii. 80% of agency based field supervisors will utilize Live Text FEM to submit student performance evaluations

 

TARGET MET

100% of courses offered fully online and hybrid courses continue to be offered in those formats. Students have verbalized an appreciation for online classes. Faculty discussed the need to assess online courses to see if any significant differences in student performance exist based on course format (in-person v/s online)

100% of agency based field students and field supervisors are utilizing Live Text FEM to record student´┐Żs time and complete performance evaluations.

OVERALL: TARGET MET

Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year: Faculty will continue to adapt more courses so that they are offered in a fully online format. Faculty will vote and decide on whether or not to add a fully online MSW program during the 2016-2017 AY.

Starting Spring 2017, MSW faculty will be required to collect and grade all benchmark assignments in Live Text (D2L can/will continue to be used as well. 

The office of Field Education will continue to use LiveText FEM to collect, report, and analyze field data.

Academic Engagement and Achievement

Increase local and global outreach and visibility by fostering lifelong learning and engagement with students, faculty, staff, alumni and the SSU community

 

a.   The Office of Field Education will engaged in targeted outreach to recruit additional field placement agencies for students to complete practicum placements.

b.   Faculty will develop a signature annual event to allow students to allow current students to engage with faculty and alumni.

c.   Faculty will continue to promote study abroad experiences to increase the number of student participants

d.   Faculty and Students will participate in community events that offer service-learning opportunities.

i.    # of new field placements established

ii.   # of new grants awarded

iii. # of trainings provided to the community

iv.  # of community service and project-based learning opportunities students participate in

v.   # of social work students who travel abroad

vi.  1 Signature event established

i.      4 new field placements will be established.

ii.    A minimum of 2 training/workshop will be offered to students, alumni, and professionals in the community.

iii.   At least 4 students will travel abroad

iv.   40% of students, faculty and alumni will attend signature event.

TARGET MET

A total of 5 new agencies entered into MOUs with the Department this year. Drs. Samuel, Deloach, and Tuggle obtained a SAMHSA funded grant to increase knowledge of Substance Abuse, HIV/AIDS, and Hep. C on campus and in the community. This is a result of the existing BHSP grant and the new SA/HIV/AIDS, and Hep. C grant, the department has been able to offer two trainings and conferences to the community. Several additional trainings are planned for the 2016-2017 AY.

In March 2016, 2 graduate students traveled abroad for an Alternative Spring Break in Trinidad and Tobago (10 undergraduate students also participated). In Summer 2016, 5 graduate students participated in the 5 week summer abroad program to Ghana and Liberia. This was the largest group of graduate students participating in the summer study abroad program.

Students and faculty continued to participate in the annual VA Stand Down, World Food Day, and Make a Difference Day. Students also traveled to Atlanta to participate in Social Work Advocacy Day at the Capital were they had an opportunity to meet with elected officials and advocate for various health and human services policies.

The planned signature event for students, faculty and alumni was a homecoming tailgate. However the tailgate did not occur to delays in getting all required materials and supplies in a timely manner.

OVERALL: TARGET MET

Description of the expected use of results that will be addressed in the 2016-2017 academic year: The Office of Field Education will continue to recruit additional field agency to affiliate with the Department to increase the number of diverse field placement offerings. Faculty will continue to seek out additional grant that will provide opportunities for students to gain professional experience, certifications, and credentials. Faculty and students will continue to participate in ongoing community service events. Faculty Advisers will encourage student organizations to also increase the number of service events.

The 1st Annual SSU Social Work tailgate will take place during the Fall 2017 AY. Faculty will begin marketing the event in August 2017.