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Reaffirmation – 2008 EPAS

Programs scheduled to be reviewed for determination of reaffirmation on the October 2010 COA agenda and subsequent agendas must use 2008 EPAS for reaffirmation. Timetables for reaffirmation; accreditation fees; forms; accreditation review brief; and compliance, concern, and noncompliance statements for the 2008 EPAS are listed below. Be sure to read the Reaffirmation section of the 2008 EPAS Handbook and check it for updates throughout the reaffirmation process.

2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS)

The CSWE Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) describe four features of an integrated curriculum design: (1) program mission and goals; (2) explicit curriculum; (3) implicit curriculum; and (4) assessment.

Accreditation Review Brief (2008 EPAS)

The Accreditation Review Brief is a tool used by the COA commission reader to report his or her evaluation of the program reviewed for reaffirmation of accreditation.

Assessment Reporting Form - Baccalaureate

This is the format for reporting student learning outcomes on program Web pages for baccalaureate programs.

Assessment Reporting Form - Master's

This is the format  for reporting student learning outcomes on program Web pages for master's programs.

Authorization of Program Review Form

Form used by the president of the social work program's institution to authorize a review of the social work degree program to be conducted by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education.

Budget Form (2008 EPAS)

This form is used to evaluate a program's compliance with Accreditation Standard 3.5.1 during their review for reaffirmation of accreditation.

Compliance, Concern, and Noncompliance Statements (2008 EPAS)

A guide to consistent and complete reviews of a program's candidacy or reaffirmation of accreditation using the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS). Statements of compliance, concern, and noncompliance are provided for each Accreditation Standards (AS) and related Educational Policies (EP).

Faculty Data Form (2008 EPAS)

This form provides formatting recommendations for CVs for all full-time or part-time faculty teaching in nthe current academic year to be included in the self-study.

Faculty Summary Form (2008 EPAS)

This form is used for identifying all full-time or part-time faculty teaching in the program the current academic year.

Librarian's Report Form (2008 EPAS)

This report is used to evaluate the program's compliance with Accreditation Standard 3.5.4 during its reaffirmation of accreditation using the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS).

Reaffirmation Eligibility Application Form (Baccalaureate)

Baccalaureate social work program eligibility application for reaffirmation of accredited status.

Reaffirmation Eligibility Application Form (Master's)

Master's social work program eligibility application for reaffirmation of accredited status.

Reaffirmation Fees and Related Expenses

List and explanation of reaffirmation fees and related expenses.

Reaffirmation Site Visit Planning Form - February Agenda

Site visit planning form for programs reviewed for reaffirmation of accreditation at the February Commission on Accreditation Meeting.

Reaffirmation Site Visit Planning Form - June Agenda

Site visit planning form for programs reviewed for reaffirmation of accreditation at the June Commission on Accreditation Meeting.

Reaffirmation Site Visit Planning Form -October Agenda

Site visit planning form for programs reviewed for reaffirmation of accreditation at the October Commission on Accreditation Meeting.

Timetable for Reaffirmation-February Agenda

Contains the reaffirmation of accreditation deadlines for accredited social work programs on the February agenda of the Commission on Accreditation.

Timetable for Reaffirmation-June Agenda

Contains the reaffirmation of accreditation deadlines for accredited social work programs on the June agenda of the Commission on Accreditation.

Timetable for Reaffirmation-October Agenda

Contains the reaffirmation of accreditation deadlines for accredited social work programs on the October agenda of the Commission on Accreditation.