Field Educator

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring

A Conversation about Ferguson and Social Work Education
Last September, as a new semester of classes and field placement commenced, the ugly realities of structural racism were front and center for all of us as social work educators, and especially for the faculty, students and social workers professionals...
Best Practice Research in Field in Four "Easy" Steps
Social workers have struggled to eliminate the 20-year science-to-service gap. Western Michigan University has employed a four-step method for getting started on research in field, which has helped students with efficiently researching best practice...
Building Confidence in Social Work Interns through an Evidence-Based Practice Seminar during Field Education
Introduction Social work field placement is an essential component of the development of clinical skills for MSW students and is where textbook clinical skills and classroom theories are translated into clinical practice (Kanno & Koeske, 2010)....
Evaluating Social Work Education Outcomes: The SWEAP Field Practicum Placement Assessment Instrument (FPPAI)
Introduction Field practicum education has always been an integral component of social work education and is recognized as having a major impact on graduates' preparation for professional practice. The fundamental philosophy, beliefs, structure, and...
Field Work: Embracing Vulnerability and Trusting Process
It is all right to be vulnerable. What's necessary is to realize our vulnerabilities and be rowdy and fearless anyway. If we recognize that as humans we're connected by vulnerability, we stay present and honor the mission of social work: to improve...
From the Editor, April 2015: "If Not You, Then Who?"
Another unarmed Black man murdered by police. Shot eight times in the back. His name was Walter Scott. Sickened by this news, I sat down to write. But the words didn't come. Instead, it was that feeling of sickness that prevailed, along with the haunting...
Hands Up, Don't Shoot: A Reflection of Present Day Racism and A Strive to Change
* January 24, 2004. Timothy Stansbury, 24. Brooklyn, New York. Unarmed.* November 25, 2006. Sean Bell, 23. Queens, NY. Unarmed.* January 1, 2009. Oscar Grant, 22. Oakland, California. Unarmed.* March 20, 2010. Steve Eugene Washington, 27. Los Angeles,...
Healthcare Orientation Program for MSW Interns
Academic teaching hospitals provide some of the most competitive, challenging and also rewarding internships for MSW students. Patient acuity, increased caseloads and hospital fiscal pressures all shape a demanding work environment where social workers...
Healthcare Student Social Work Orientation
It was a Thursday in mid-August, yet the air had the slightly crisp quality of a cool autumn morning. After spending the summer outside as a camp counselor wearing flip-flops and shorts, it felt strange to be heading toward an air-conditioned conference...
Heart of Social Work Award Winner: Illana Perlman
This speech was delivered by Eileen McKee, Assistant Dean Field Education, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto at the 2014 CSWE APM in Tampa, Florida. In it, Ms. McKee honors Illana Perlman, MSW, field instructor, director...
Job Postings
A list of current job openings in Field Education around the country.Simmons School of Social Work is seeking field liaisons for it's online program - SocialWork@Simmons. The role of field liaison is to ensure the integrity of Field Education placements,...
Recent Articles of Note
Staying current with scholarship enriches the work of field educators: it teaches us innovative ways to solve perennial field problems, suggests new readings for field seminars, keeps us abreast of current debates in social work education, and even inspires...
The Indispensable Faculty Liaison within the Signature Pedagogy: The Integrated Field/Classroom Model (IFCM) as an Example
An examination of the social work literature on the topic of the liaison role in field education reveals some discussion with regard to role, function and impact (Bennett & Coe, 1992; Ligon & Ward, 2005; Liley, 2006; Raskin, Wayne, & Bogo,...
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