Field Education

On Field Education - Kanako Okuda
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Field education offers students opportunities to integrate classroom knowledge into practice.

Source: Council on Social Work Education[CSWE] (2015).

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What is Field Education?


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

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).