SWK 498 Social Work Internship & Seminar II
The second course in a two-course sequence, the field internship provides a continuation of an educationally guided generalist social work experience in the same approved community social services agency. It consists of a minimum of an additional 225 clock hours or approximately 16 hours of applied practice per week in the agency. The Learning contract is continued as a means of assuring a generalist approach to practice and a systemic plan for the application of learning. Provides a continuing forum for sharing practice accomplishments and issues that have arisen during the field experience. Students discuss weekly logs, field learning contract assignments, and other experiential learning. This discussion is directed toward strengthening the integration and refinement of generalist practice knowledge, values, and skills. An additional focus is on agency-specific policy analysis, as well as termination and evaluation activities with clients and the service delivery system.