Questionnaires: Responding graduates currently:

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2005 GRADUATE SURVEY RESULTS

Social Work

School Of Social Work

All Professional

Bachelor's Degree Recipients

45 100%

45 100%

1,875 100%

TOTAL NUMBER OF GRADUATES SURVEYED Questionnaires:

31 69%

31 69%

1,271 68%

Not returned …………………

5 11%

5 11%

129

7%

Not delivered by post office …………………

9 20%

9 20%

475 25%

Returned by graduate ………………… Responding graduates currently:

9 100%

9 100%

401 84%

Working ………………

2 22%

2 22%

89 19%

Attending or waiting to attend school ……

1 11%

1 11%

14

3%

Unemployed …………………

Master's Degree Recipients

153 100%

153 100%

1,930 100%

TOTAL NUMBER OF GRADUATES SURVEYED Questionnaires:

79 52%

79 52%

1,033 54%

Not returned …………………

11

7%

11

7%

122

6%

Not delivered by post office …………………

63 41%

63 41%

775 40%

Returned by graduate ………………… Responding graduates currently:

57 90%

57 90%

705 91%

Working ………………

7 11%

7 11%

97 13%

Attending or waiting to attend school ……

5

8%

5

8%

46

6%

Unemployed …………………

Doctoral Degree Recipients

1 100%

1 100%

696 100%

TOTAL NUMBER OF GRADUATES SURVEYED Questionnaires:

375 54%

Not returned………………

1 100%

1 100%

67 10%

Not delivered by post office …………………

254 36%

Returned by graduate …………………

Responding graduates currently:

243 96%

Working ………………

27 11%

Attending or waiting to attend school ……

7

3%

Unemployed …………………

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DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

Social Work

School Of Social Work

All Professional

Working

3

33%

3

33%

220

56%

JOB IS: Full-time, career field, permanent ……

2

22%

2

22%

104

26%

Full-time, career field, will change

1

11%

1

11%

17

4%

Full-time, outside career field ……………

25

6%

Full-time, temporary ………………

3

33%

3

33%

27

7%

Part-time …………………

2

25%

2

25%

35

9%

WORK IS: Definitely beneath my level ……………

2

25%

2

25%

87

22%

Somewhat beneath my level …………………

4

50%

4

50%

257

66%

At an appropriate level ………………………

11

3%

At too advanced a level ………………………

21

5%

ATTENDING Yes, related to UW education …………

2

22%

2

22%

24

6%

SCHOOL? Yes, career related, new area ………

7

2%

Yes, not career related ………………………

7

78%

7

78%

343

87%

No ………………

1

11%

1

11%

14

4%

MONTHLY INCOME: Under $1000 ………………

4

44%

4

44%

19

5%

1000- 1499 …………………

1

11%

1

11%

32

8%

1500- 1999 …………………

2

22%

2

22%

52

13%

2000- 2499 …………………

41

10%

2500- 2999 …………………

62

16%

3000- 3499 …………………

49

12%

3500- 3999 …………………

50

13%

4000- 4500 …………………

1

11%

1

11%

23

6%

4500- 4999 …………………

24

6%

5000- 5499 …………………

4

1%

5500- 5999 …………………

23

6%

Over $6000 …………………

7

88%

7

88%

244

71%

JOB LOCATION: King, Pierce, Snohomish ……………

1

12%

1

12%

26

8%

Other Washington counties ………

15

4%

Alaska, Idaho, Oregon …………………

25

7%

California, Hawaii ………………

6

2%

Mountain states …………………

7

2%

Central states ………………

17

5%

Eastern states ………………

3

1%

International …………………

1

10%

1

10%

14

3%

JOB SEARCH: Newspaper ads …………………

2

20%

2

20%

116

24%

The Internet ………………

1

10%

1

10%

25

5%

Professional organization …………………

16

3%

Employment agency …………………

37

8%

Faculty advisor or committee …………

6

60%

6

60%

214

44%

Networking/personal contacts …………

61

13%

UW Center for Career Services ………

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Attending School

1

50%

1

50%

8

10%

LEVEL OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM: Bachelor's …………

10

12%

Terminal Master

1

50%

1

50%

54

65%

Master's/PhD ……

7

8%

Professional …… Vocational …………

4

5%

Other ………………………

1

50%

1

50%

29

33%

ARE YOU ALSO EMPLOYED? Yes, by the school ………

12

14%

Yes, other part-time …

5

6%

Yes, other full-time …

1

50%

1

50%

41

47%

No …………………

Unemployed

1 100%

1 100%

2

17%

REASON NOT Volunteering ………………

1

8%

WORKING Raising a family ……………… Taking care of an ill relative ……

2

17%

Traveling, etc. …………………

2

17%

Looking for work ………………

2

17%

Deciding what to do …………………

2

17%

Taking time off …………………

1

8%

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Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

While a UW student, did you participate in:

4

5

4

5

255

203

Community volunteer service (outside of UW)

6

2

6

2

116

340

Community service as part of a UW course (Service learning)

9

9

186

272

A public service internship or other work-based learning (for credit or pay)

9

9

111

345

Faculty research beyond being a research subject

No

contribution

contribution

Small

contribution

Moderate

contribution

Strong

1 2 3 4

Mean

S.D.

Social Work

School Of Social Work

All Professional

Social Work

How has your participation contributed to your

preparation and success in your current primary

activity?

3.25

Volunteer Service

0.83

3.75

Service Learning

0.43

3.57

Internship/Work-based

0.49

0.00

Faculty Research

0.00

Social Work

School Of Social Work

All Professional

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

During the past year, how many hours each month, on average, did you devoted to volunteer work or a community

action program?

230

50%

None

3

38%

3

38%

118

25%

1 - 3

1

12%

1

12%

49

11%

4 - 6

2

25%

2

25%

26

6%

7 - 10

2

25%

2

25%

41

9%

Over 10

In the past year, approximately how much have you contrubuted monetarily to charities or philanthropies?

6

75%

6

75%

268

58%

Less than $100

1

12%

1

12%

92

20%

$100 - 250

1

12%

1

12%

37

8%

$250 - 500

23

5%

$500 - 1000

45

10%

Over $1000

If I had to make my college choice over again, I would choose to attend UW.

15

3%

Strongly disagree

15

3%

Disagree

1

12%

1

12%

36

8%

Indifferent

3

38%

3

38%

167

37%

Agree

4

50%

4

50%

223

49%

Strongly agree

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STUDENT OUTCOMES - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

1 2 3 4 5

Mean

S.D.

Social Work

School Of Social Work

All Professional

Social Work

YOUR SKILLS: Rate yourself on each of the following

abilities.

Poor

Fair

Good

Very Good

Excellent

3.78

Writing effectively

0.92

3.33

Speaking effectively

0.67

3.44

Critically analyzing written

information

0.83

3.56

Defining and solving problems

0.96

4.44

Working and/or learning independently

0.68

4.22

Working cooperatively in a group

0.92

2.89

Using a foreign language

1.45

3.67

Understanding and appreciating the

arts

1.25

3.13

Understanding and applying

scientific principles and methods

0.78

3.25

Understanding and applying

quantitative principles and methods

0.66

3.88

Understanding and appreciating

diverse philosophies and cultures

0.78

4.38

Understanding the interaction of

society and the environment

0.86

3.63

Working effectively with modern

technology, especially computers

1.22

3.88

Locating information needed to help

make decisions or solve problems

1.05

3.88

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained from major field

1.05

3.88

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained outside major

0.6

4.11

Using management/leadership

capabilities

0.74

4

Recognizing your responsibilities,

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STUDENT OUTCOMES - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

1 2 3 4 5

Mean

S.D.

Social Work

School Of Social Work

All Professional

Social Work

NECESSITY: How important are each of these abilities

to your current primary activity?

Not

Important

Somewhat

Important

Important

Important

Very

Essential

4.22

Writing effectively

1.23

3.78

Speaking effectively

0.79

3.67

Critically analyzing written

information

1.25

4.11

Defining and solving problems

0.74

4.22

Working and/or learning independently

0.79

4.22

Working cooperatively in a group

1.03

2.89

Using a foreign language

1.52

2.67

Understanding and appreciating the

arts

1.33

3.13

Understanding and applying

scientific principles and methods

1.27

3.38

Understanding and applying

quantitative principles and methods

0.86

4.38

Understanding and appreciating

diverse philosophies and cultures

0.86

4.5

Understanding the interaction of

society and the environment

0.71

4

Working effectively with modern

technology, especially computers

0.87

4.38

Locating information needed to help

make decisions or solve problems

0.7

4.25

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained from major field

0.83

4

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained outside major

0.87

4.11

Using management/leadership

capabilities

0.57

4.13

Recognizing your responsibilities,

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STUDENT OUTCOMES - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

1 2 3 4 5

Mean

S.D.

Social Work

School Of Social Work

All Professional

Social Work

SATISFACTION: How satisfied are you with the

University of Washington's contribution to your

development in each area?

Not at all

Little

Somewhat

Mostly

Very

4.11

Writing effectively

0.99

4.22

Speaking effectively

0.63

4.11

Critically analyzing written

information

0.74

4.11

Defining and solving problems

0.74

4.11

Working and/or learning independently

0.57

4.38

Working cooperatively in a group

0.48

3.5

Using a foreign language

1.22

3.88

Understanding and appreciating the

arts

1.27

4.14

Understanding and applying

scientific principles and methods

0.83

3.75

Understanding and applying

quantitative principles and methods

0.83

4.13

Understanding and appreciating

diverse philosophies and cultures

0.78

4.57

Understanding the interaction of

society and the environment

0.73

4.14

Working effectively with modern

technology, especially computers

0.83

4.38

Locating information needed to help

make decisions or solve problems

0.48

3.63

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained from major field

1.22

4.13

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained outside major

0.6

4

Using management/leadership

capabilities

0.67

4.25

Recognizing your responsibilities,

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STUDENT OUTCOMES - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

1 2 3 4 5

Mean

S.D.

Social Work

School Of Social Work

All Professional

Social Work

In general, how satisfied are you with your UW

education with regard to each of the following?

Not at all

Little

Somewhat

Mostly

Very

4

Quality of instruction in your major

field

1.05

3.78

Quality of instruction outside of

your major field

0.92

3.67

Interaction with faculty outside of

the classroom

0.82

3.11

Assistance by faculty in pursuing

your career

1.29

2.78

Assistance in finding employment

0.92

3.67

Academic advising

1.05

3.78

Your readiness for a career

1.31

3.78

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DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY - Master's Degree Recipients

Social Work

School Of Social Work

All Professional

Working

26

46%

26

46%

420

60%

JOB IS: Full-time, career field, permanent …

18

32%

18

32%

183

26%

Full-time, career field, will change

3

5%

3

5%

16

2%

Full-time, outside career field …………

3

5%

3

5%

22

3%

Full-time, temporary …………………

7

12%

7

12%

61

9%

Part-time ………………

7

12%

7

12%

35

5%

WORK IS: Definitely beneath my level …………

15

27%

15

27%

137

20%

Somewhat beneath my level ………………

33

59%

33

59%

521

75%

At an appropriate level ……………………

1

2%

1

2%

5

1%

At too advanced a level ……………………

6

11%

6

11%

72

10%

ATTENDING Yes, post-graduate in my degree

3

5%

3

5%

73

10%

SCHOOL? Yes, career related, new area ……

18

3%

Yes, not career related ……………………

46

84%

46

84%

534

77%

No …………………

2

1%

MONTHLY INCOME: Under $500 ………………

3

1%

$500 - 999 ………………

6

11%

6

11%

16

2%

1000- 1499 ………………

6

11%

6

11%

26

4%

1500- 1999 ………………

17

30%

17

30%

70

10%

2000- 2499 ………………

8

14%

8

14%

85

12%

2500- 2999 ………………

5

9%

5

9%

97

14%

3000- 3499 ………………

4

7%

4

7%

65

9%

3500- 3999 ………………

7

12%

7

12%

64

9%

4000- 4500 ………………

3

5%

3

5%

263

38%

Over $4500 ………………

36

68%

36

68%

471

72%

JOB LOCATION: King, Pierce, Snohomish …………

8

15%

8

15%

44

7%

Other Washington counties ……

2

4%

2

4%

28

4%

Alaska, Idaho, Oregon ………………

1

2%

1

2%

32

5%

California, Hawaii ………………………

1

2%

1

2%

16

2%

Mountain states ………………

1

2%

1

2%

20

3%

Central states …………………

3

6%

3

6%

38

6%

Eastern states …………………

1

2%

1

2%

9

1%

International ………………

7

13%

7

13%

32

6%

JOB SEARCH: Newspaper ads ………………

27

52%

27

52%

235

44%

World wide web/internet ……………………

1

2%

1

2%

27

5%

Employment agency ………………

9

17%

9

17%

112

21%

Professional organization ………………

8

15%

8

15%

129

24%

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DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY - Master's Degree Recipients

Social Work

School Of Social Work

All Professional

Attending School

1

17%

1

17%

2

2%

LEVEL OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM: Undergraduate

8

9%

Master's ……………

5

83%

5

83%

76

82%

Doctoral ……………

3

3%

Professional … Vocational ………

4

4%

Other ……………………

1

33%

1

33%

27

44%

ARE YOU ALSO EMPLOYED? Yes, by the school ……

1

33%

1

33%

9

15%

Yes, other part-time

11

18%

Yes, other full-time

1

33%

1

33%

14

23%

No ………………

Unemployed

3

60%

3

60%

13

29%

LOOKING FOR WORK? Yes, career field only ………

4

9%

Yes, any field …………………

4

9%

Yes, may be temporary …………

8

18%

No, traveling, etc. ………………

2

4%

No, deciding what to do ……

2

40%

2

40%

14

31%

No, not at present …………………

TYPE OF EMPLOYER - Master's Degree Recipients

1

2%

1

2%

205

27%

Business (for profit) ………………

3

5%

3

5%

40

5%

Business (not for profit) ………………

2

3%

2

3%

105

14%

Education (K-12) ………………… Education (post-secondary)

1

2%

1

2%

18

2%

Univ/college tenure-track faculty …………………

7

1%

Univ/college non-tenure-track faculty ………

2

3%

2

3%

47

6%

Univ/college research or administrative …

6

1%

Postdoctoral appointment ………………

7

12%

7

12%

92

12%

Government agency ………………

40

5%

Industry …………………

9

1%

Law firm …………………

12

21%

12

21%

63

8%

Medical faculty ………………

17

2%

Military …………………

12

2%

Private practice …………………

17

2%

Self-employed ………………

27

47%

27

47%

35

5%

Social service agency ………………

3

5%

3

5%

37

5%

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STUDENT OUTCOMES - Master's Degree Recipients

How satisfied are you with the University of

Washington's contribution to your professional and

academic growth in each of the following areas?

Not at all

Little

Somewhat

Mostly

Very

1 2 3 4 5

Mean

S.D.

Social Work

School Of Social Work

All Professional

Social Work

3.8

Writing effectively in your field

1.03

3.6

Speaking effectively in your field

1.13

3.68

Critically analyzing technical

writing from your field

1.13

3.82

Learning independently

1.12

3.92

Critically analyzing the research

literature from your field

0.84

3.74

Applying research to problems in

your field

0.85

3.37

Applying quantitative principles

and methods to problems in your field

0.95

3.87

Defining and solving problems in your

field

1.06

4.08

Working cooperatively in a group

1.14

3.31

Preparing for a career

1.18

3.42

Preparing for furthering your

education in your field

1.11

4.21

Understanding differing philosophies

and cultures

0.94

4.33

Understanding the interaction of

society and the environment

0.92

4.2

Recognizing your responsibilities,

rights and privileges as a

0.86

In general, how satisfied are you with your UW education for

this degree with regard to each of the following?

3.6

Quality of instruction in your major

field

0.99

3.62

Quality of instruction outside of

your major field

0.98

3.57

Interaction with faculty outside of

the classroom

1.06

3.1

Assistance by faculty in pursuing

your career

1.42

2.53

Assistance in finding employment

1.28

3

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CURRENT ACTIVITY ROSTER

Working

Job Title

Employer

Social Worker

Providence Hospital

Permanent in career:

BACHELOR'S

Resident Manager

Catholic Community Svcs

Housing Asst

Low Income Housing Instit

Career, change likely:

Asst. Program Supervisor

Friends of Youth

Assistant Store Director

Hollywood

Not career, full-time:

CSL RA

Stan Demello

Part-time:

Lifeguard

City of Edmonds, Mount Lk

Overnight Staff

Landing Homeless Shelter

Social Worker 3

State of WA, DSHS/DCFS

Permanent in career:

MASTER'S

MSW

Providence Hospice of Sea

Clinical Social Worker

Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Mental Health Practitione

Harborview Mental Health

Social Work MSW Care Coor

Providance Hospital

Social Worker

DCFS

Case Manager

ALTC Yakima County

Social Worker III

DSHS

Family Advocate

Pathways for Women YWCA

Counselor

Centralia College

Treatment Coor./Prog. Man

Squaxin Island Tribe

Family Support Worker/Cou

Atlantic Street Center

Social Worker

Gov. Dept. of Soc. & Hlth

Family Support Specialist

Bellevue School District

Social Worker

WA State-DSHS-CA

Certification Specialist

Seattle Housing Authority

Social Work Case Manager

South Coast Hospice

Dev. Specialist/Soc. Work

Them Services

Cancer Information Specia

Fred Hutchinson Center

Clinical Social Worker

Univ. of Michigan

Trauma Specialist

UW

Schl Social Worker/Therap

Bellevue School District

Educational Planner

Green River Concol

Adoption SW

Fam. Connect.Christ. Adop

Social Worker

DSHS

Cancer Information Specia

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Re

Career, change likely:

Social Worker

Regency at R Rehab Center

Residential Counselor

Spruce St. SCRC/PHS

CDP Supervisor

CDC Health

Therapist

Touchstone Behav H.

Social Worker

Soc. Suc. Agency

Social Worker III

DSHS

Caseworker

Hackney Council

Children Mental Hlth Coun

ACRS

Intake Specialist

DESC

Psychiatric Social Worker

Visiting Nurse Service

Social Work Fellow

Veterane Adm. Hospital

Researcher

Fred Hutchinson CRC

Behavior Specialist

Issaquah School District

Mental Health Clinician

Seattle Mental Health

Dual Diagnosis Counselor

Case Manager

VMTT

Program Supervisor

Not career, full-time:

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Working

Job Title

Employer

RN

Harborview

Laborer

Graham Construction

Office Manager

Apiwfsc

Not career, temporary:

Not willing to disclose

Social Worker III

DCFS

Part-time:

Maternity Suppt/Soc. Welf

Puget Sound/Neigh. Health

RN/MSW

St. Joseph Hosp.

Research Asst.

UW

Oncology Social Worker

Skagit Valley Hospital

Social Worker

North Memorial Med. Cntr

Office Administrator

Indaba Center, Inc.

In School

Program Level

Program

Field of study

Institution

Social Work

Masters/Doctoral

BACHELOR'S

MSW

UW, Sea

Clinical Social Work

Undergraduate

Social Welfare

School of Social Work UW

Masters/Doctoral

MASTER'S

MSW

Attended UW

Social Work/MSW

Argosy University

Clinical Doctoratein Psyc

Unemployed

Type of work seeking

Clinical SW in Hosp. Sett

BACHELOR'S

Coor/Prgm Adm @ Soc Servi

MASTER'S

Social Work

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