The first course in a two-course sequence, the field internship provides an educationally guided generalist social work experience in an approved community social services agency. It consists of a minimum of 225 clock hours or approximately 16 hours of applied practice per week in the agency. Learning contract focuses on expectations, applied practice activities, a time frame for their accomplishment, and the suggested means for their evaluation. Students participate in weekly seminar for sharing practice accomplishments and practice issues which have arisen during the field internship. Teaching methodology incorporates a seminar format for the discussion of weekly logs, field learning contract assignments, and other experiential learning. Discussion directed toward strengthening the integration and refinement of generalist practice knowledge, values, and skills. An initial focus is on the expanded range of roles required of generalist practice in the assessment and intervention planning with clients, the agency, and others associated with practice activities.

6.0Credits

Course Fee: $80.00 NASW