Practicum Field Information

MSW Field Orientation Overview


MSW Pre Practicum Documents

Register Your MSW/BSW Practicum Placement Here!

MSW Supplemental Resources

Partner Agency Field Bank

BSW Field Practicum Orientation Information

frankfortgroup copy

BSW Field Education

BSW Field Practicum is where the real world happens! This is where you begin to put your classroom knowledge into practice at an agency setting.Here are some activities you can expect:

1) Develop a Learning Plan that will map out your experience and practice
2) Work under the supervision of a BSW/MSW who will focus on your Learning Plan
3) Be in the "field" several hours a week depending on your chosen path
4) Meet weekly in Field Seminar class with your instructor and peers
5) Gain feedback on your progress as an emerging social work professional

Generalist Practicum Activities

Students will be engaged in activities at the BSW level to demonstrate their practice and knowledge of the NASW Core Competencies.NASW requires all BSW students to earn 450 practicum hours.The practicum hours are conducted at an agency setting and can be completed in one or two semesters.
Some examples of generalist practice activities can be:

Advocacy                             Group Facilitation
Case Work                                 Interviewing
Resource and Referral                  Community Work
Case Management                           Research
Active Listening                                   Use of Supervision
Needs Assessments 

BSW Field Practicum Orientation

BSW Pre Practicum Documents

BSW Field Practicum Supplemental Resources

BSW Field Orientation Webinar