Program Competencies

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Program Compentencies

The Lincoln University Social Work Program utilizes a competency-based outcome performance approach designed to integrate and apply measurable practice behaviors with the goal of preparing its graduates for generalist practice through the demonstration of the achievement of core competencies. These competencies outlined by the Council on Social Work Education are included in our program. Upon completion of the program students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior

  2. Engage diversity and difference in practice

  3. Advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice

  4. Engage in practice-informed research and research-informed practice

  5. Engage in policy practice

  6. Engage with individuals, families, organizations, and communites

  7. Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities

  8. Intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities

  9. Evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities