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Center for Adult & Continuing Studies - Cont. Ed: Professional Development and Workforce Training

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome C Continuing Education: Professional Development

Professionals have access to high quality opportunities that allow them to meet their professional licensing requirements.
Objective 6 Social Workers have expanded access to trainings required for licensing.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Achieved
We continued to offer the existing online Social Work course in Human Trafficking and developed one additional online social work training program in 2019, slated to be added to the portfolio of offerings early 2020.

2018 Status
Achieved
We developed the online human trafficking course and began offering it May 1. We have had over 145 students register for this course since that time.

Measure 2

2019 Status
Achieved
Enrollments continue to grow

2018 Status
Achieved
149 enrollees, surpassing our threshold

Objective 7 Social Workers that we serve are aware of licensing requirements and credit toward renewal.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Achieved
This year we expanded our in person offerings as well as added an online program focusing on required content.

2018 Status
Achieved
6 courses were offered: Ethics and the Impaired Professional: What’s a Social Worker to Do? (2), Holistic Pain Management, Ethics from a Multidisciplinary Perspective, Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery, Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking

Measure 2

2019 Status
Not Yet Achieved
No changes have been made to the licensing requirements, thus no additional resources were developed.

2018 Status
Achieved
One new resource related to licensing requirements was developed in 2018.

Objective 8 Social Workers have access to high impact practices in license renewal programming.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Achieved
A program Ghana was added in order to have options for international interests.

2018 Status
Not Yet Achieved
The Ireland SWCE program received 5 enrollments and that number did not allow us to meet the necessary financial target.

Measure 2

2019 Status
Not Yet Achieved
We offered our new Ghana international program for December 2019; however, no one registered.

2018 Status
Not Yet Achieved
We projected that an enrollment of 7 would be the minimum needed to run a financially responsible international program. The Ireland SWCE program 8 enrollees; however, that number did not allow us to meet necessary financial target.