Field Education

On Field Education - Kanako Okuda
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Source: Council on Social Work Education[CSWE] (2015).

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What is Field Education?

Where/when

the rubber meets the road

  • Designed
  • Supervised
  • Coordinated
  • Evaluated
CSWE (2005).

Students must come to understand in order to act, and they must act in order to serve.

Shulman (2005).

What happens in field education?
Cumulative Learning
Getting to Know
Oneself
 

Learning to Practice in a Complex Context 

Field education experiences are designed to teach you both cognitive and affective processes. You are learning to practice while you develop your competencies as a beginning social worker.

Source: Bogo (2018).