Accreditation Information

Curriculum Development and Outcomes Assessment for Wheelock College Social Work Programs

Student Learning Outcomes Assessment

Wheelock College has developed this process to guide us in our program assessment of student learning outcomes.

The Program Assessment Feedback Loop

Council on Social Work Accreditation (CSWE) Program Assessment Statement

The BSW and MSW programs at Wheelock College are actively engaged in preparations for our upcoming fall 2014 Reaffirmation visit by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), working collaboratively with our field partners and students. The programs were last reaffirmed jointly in 2006 under the 2001 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS). The 2008 EPAS significantly shifted the assessment processes for the BSW and MSW programs to be based upon 10 core competencies with 41 practice behaviors (BSW and Foundation MSW) and 10 advanced practice behaviors created by our our social work faculty (Concentration MSW). The core competencies and practice behaviors have been infused within our curriculum in an increasingly comprehensive and integrated manner over the last several years.

 
CAEP Accreditation for Wheelock College Education Programs

Invitation for Third-Party Comments

The Education Division in the School of Graduate and Professional Programs at Wheelock College is hosting a joint accreditation visit by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Council for Accreditation for Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP was formerly named the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The CAEP (NCATE)/MA accreditation visit for Wheelock College is scheduled for mid-November in 2014. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to CAEP for consideration by the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to Wheelock College  (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).

We invite you to submit written testimony to:

Board of Examiners
CAEP (NCATE)
1140 19th Street NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Or by email to: callforcomments@ncate.org

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