Preparation for Field Education Jeff Skinner. Purposes 1.To socialize into the profession of social work. 2.To sensitize the student with realistic expectations. 3.To outline the major areas of field performance which require attention from the student.
1.To socialize into the profession of social work.
2.To sensitize the student with realistic expectations.
3.To outline the major areas of field performance which require attention from the student.
4.To bolster student confidence in their experiential learning.
1.Learning by doing and observing.
2.Thinking on your feet.
3.Reflecting and processing experiences.
4.An ongoing loop of thinking, feeling, acting, oberving,analyzing,correcting,
improving, and critical self reflection.
1.With supervisor, with faculty liaison, with fellow students, with course assignments, and with yourself.
2.The learning is relational and not a solitary exercise.
3.The relational dimensions include yourself, your agency, your supervisor, your faculty liaison, your fellow students and…
1.To be responsible in following the NASW Code of Ethics.
2.To participate in your field learning in an open, active, and professional manner.
3.To be open to ongoing constructive feedback about your field performance.
4. …. and most importantly we expect you to be responsible to your clients.
a) to practice SW in a disciplined manner commensurate with your skills, & abilities
b) under the direction of your supervisor.
c) to learn from your “mistakes”
d) to identify problems early and to use the resources from the faculty liaison.
5. To take seriously the field learning contract.
6. To complete all evaluations with professional integrity.
7. To be helpful for each other in a beginning collegial manner.
3.to support you while we also demand your highest performance.
4.to challenge you in a way that promotes professional development.
5.respect and understanding.
The end for me now and the beginning for you now.