Continuing Education Rubric

The following is the MINIMUM STANDARD for courses submitted to the Continuing Education Collaborative for review.  You are welcome and encouraged to provide course work at a more advanced level than listed, but all courses must at least include information from one of the Content Areas AND the Required Information below.


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Content Area

Minimum Standards

1

Theories & concepts of human behavior in the social environment

Course includes SKILLS OR KNOWLEDGE in ONE OR MORE OF biological, psychological, sociological, and spiritual approaches to Person-in-Environment and systems theory concerns.

2

Social work practice, knowledge and skills

Course is characterized by presentation of either THEORETICAL FOUNDATION FOR SKILLS OR PRACTICE WISDOM with individuals, families, and groups without demonstration or assessment.

3

Social work research, program evaluation, or practice evaluation

Course is characterized by presentation of practical skills in THEORETICAL FOUNDATION FOR SKILLS OR PRACTICE WISDOM of research, program evaluation, or practice evaluation without demonstration or assessment.

4

Social work agency management or administration

Course is characterized by presentation of practical skills in THEORETICAL FOUNDATION FOR SKILLS OR PRACTICE WISDOM in supervision, management, and administration without demonstration or assessment.

5

Development, evaluation, and/or implementation of social policy

Course is characterized by presentation of practical skills in THEORETICAL FOUNDATION FOR SKILLS OR PRACTICE WISDOM in social policy analysis and/or implementation without demonstration or assessment.

6

Social work ethics and standards or professional practice

Course is characterized by explicit reflection on standards of professional practice in social work or related to social work ethics.

7

Pain/Pain symptom management, including but not limited to, behavior management, psychology of pain, behavior modification and stress management.

Course is characterized by presentation of practical skills in THEORETICAL FOUNDATION FOR SKILLS OR PRACTICE WISDOM in AT LEAST ONE of behavioral, psychological, and biological methods for pain and pain system management without demonstration or assessment.

Course is characterized by presentation of practical skills in THEORETICAL FOUNDATION FOR SKILLS OR PRACTICE WISDOM in methods of behavior modification and stress management without demonstration or assessment.

 

Required Information

Required Standards On All Applications

 

8

Presenter credentials are relevant to course presentation

Presenter credentials are relevant to course presentation including AT LEAST ONE of education, publication, OR practice experience in the subject area, OR social work planning or consultation.

9

References are relevant

Bibliography consists of at least 1 reference from the last 5 years as well as seminal primary source works germane to the course.