Field Placement

Theory and Practice

5 Tips for Connecting Theory to Clinical Social Work Practice

Which model of practice am I using? How do I proceed with a particular client’s needs? These five tips will help social workers with making the connection between theoretical models and clinical practice.

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Is your field placement disappointing or just not what you expected? By shifting your mindset, you can find something unexpected that brings you one step closer to your true potential. Read more

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Being a student during the COVID-19 pandemic presented difficulty in finding an on-site field experience. It was time to consider something different—a 100% remote placement. Read more

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Internships are outstanding opportunities to expand your knowledge with firsthand experience. You will learn about yourself and gain a greater understanding of the nuances of the profession. Here are 5 tips for success. Read more

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Have you thought about taking on a social work student in your agency? A great agency field experience takes planning, careful interviewing, connections with nearby schools of social work, and careful integration of social work competencies. Read more

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If you are an MSW student and have experienced anxiety related to treating trauma, please know that you’re not alone. Talk about it, and start building your toolbox. Read more

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As an undergraduate social work student, I am familiar with the concepts of self-reflection and the strengths perspective. However, I do not recall being instructed or advised to use the two collaboratively. Read more

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This term’s experiences are invaluable to your future as a social worker, because you are the cohort who uniquely found resiliency in the face of adversity during a pandemic. Here are five tips for professionally framing your field experiences. Read more

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From a team of seasoned social work educators, we hear you. Here are a few ideas for alternative activities to help both undergraduate and graduate social work students meet their field requirements during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more

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With the global pandemic known as COVID-19, graduating social work students are faced with finding new ways to complete field hours and must finish coursework online. Congratulations, class of 2020. We will make it through! Read more

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Completing your social work field placement away from home, in another country or state, takes emotional fortitude. It also provides rich experiences that will change your life. Read more

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