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Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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MSW Program Director: Kota Takayama (email)
BSW Program Director: Hayley Stokar (email)
Hall Memorial Building (HMB) S335
(202) 651-5160 (tty)(202) 651-5160 (voice)(202) 651-5817 (fax)
MSW PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMESCOUNCIL ON SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION’S (CSWE) COMPETENCIES
The MSW program has 9 foundation competencies and 31 corresponding practice behaviors that identify the professional practices expected of social work students. There are 9 concentration competencies and 15 corresponding practice behaviors that focus on Advanced Social Work Practice with Deaf and Hard of Hearing populations that identify the professional practices expected of social work students who will work with deaf and hard of hearing populations.
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 Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice
Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice
Competency 6: Engage with 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
E.P. 2.1: Concentration year specialization builds on foundation year generalist practice as described in EP 2.0, adapting and extending the social work competencies for social work practice with Deaf and Hard of Hearing populations.
Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities
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