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Core Competencies


BSW Core Competencies

1:   Intern identifies as a professional social worker and conducts himself/herself accordingly.

2:   Intern applies social work ethical principles to guide his or her professional practice.

3:   Intern applies critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments.

4:   Intern engages diversity and difference in practice.

5:   Intern advance human rights and social and economic justice.

6:   Intern engages in research-informed practice and practice-informed research.

7:   Intern applies knowledge of human behavior and the social environment.

8:   Intern engages in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services.

9:   Intern responds to contexts that shape practice.

10: Intern engages, assesses, intervenes, and evaluates with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.