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BSW Field Manual (2019-20)

MSW Field Manual (2019-20)

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Proposals for Field Placement at W​ork Setting

BSW

To be considered for a placement in an agency of employment a student must prepare and submit a “Proposal for Field Placement at Work Setting” for approval by the director of Field Education, chair and faculty of the BSW Department.

To download and print proposal form, click here​.​

BSW Proposals must be completed according to the guidelines and received by December 15, 2019.

MSW

To be considered for a placement in an agency of employment, a student must prepare and submit a proposal to be approved by the MSW Department Chair and the Director of Field Education. Students planning to submit proposals for Fall 2020 field placements have the following deadlines:

MSW I & MSW II Summer:  Proposals must be completed according to the guidelines and received by February 21, 2020.

MSW-II Fall:  Proposals must be completed according to the guidelines and received by March 27, 2020.

MSW-I:   Proposals must be completed according to the guidelines and received by June 19, 2020.

To download and print proposal form, click here.

Policy on Professional Behavior

Any student participating in field education must first complete and certify that they have read and understood the Policy on Professional Behavior.

Learning Contracts & Field Evaluations

BSW students are placed in January of their junior year for 8 hours per week and continue in the senior year for 16 hours per week. MSW foundation year and advanced year students begin placement in September each year. The foundation year students perform 16 hours per week of field work while the advanced year students perform 20 hours per week. Please note that BSW students must be supervised by an MSW, and MSW students must be supervised by an MSW who is post-graduate two years or more. You may view the Learning Contract Objectives for Field by clicking on the specific level on the field education web page. For more information call the Field Education Office at 401-456-8630.

Field Confirmation Forms

BSW Forms

MSW Field Applications

MSW-I Contract

MSW-II Contracts

MSW-I Evaluation

MSW-II Evaluations

MSW Learning Contract Addendum

Forms For Faculty

Tools for Field Instructors

Page last updated: November 15, 2019