1. Demonstrate the professional use of self.
2. Apply knowledge and skills of generalist social work practice to systems of all sizes;
3. Apply knowledge of bio-psycho-social variables that affect individual development and behavior, and use theoretical frameworks to understand the interactions among individuals and between individuals and social systems (e.g., families, groups, organizations, and communities);
4. Understand the history of the social work profession and its current structures and issues;
5. Use supervision appropriate to generalist practice;
6. Function within the structure of organizations and service delivery systems and, under supervision, seek necessary organizational change;
7. Apply critical thinking skills within the context of professional social work practice;
8. Practice within the values and ethics of the social work profession and with an understanding of and respect for the positive value of diversity;
9. Participate in community projects and organizations (e.g., serve on community boards, donate time and expertise to address public issues, contribute to social causes and the common good);
10. Demonstrate understanding of, respect for, and acceptance of the unique characteristics of diverse populations (e.g., groups distinguished by race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, age, or national origin);
11. Use communication skills differentially with a variety of client populations, colleagues, and members of the community;
12. Demonstrate an understanding of, respect for, and acceptance of the role of spiritual values and religious beliefs in people's lives;
13. Analyze the impact of social policies on client systems, workers, and agencies;
14. Evaluate research studies, apply findings to practice, and, under supervision, evaluate one's own practice interventions as well as those of other relevant systems;
15. Understand the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination, as well as the strategies of change which advance social and economic justice; and
16. Engage in collaborative partnerships for social justice.