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Field Instruction in Social Work Settings is the only book available relating field instruction to the specific context in which it occurs. It recognizes the social work field’s diminished budget and increased demands and points out the critical necessity of students learning to address and manage policy and organizational issues as they develop their social work by: 4. Integrating theory with practice, A Field Guide for Social Workers: Applying Your Generalist Training helps students understand and overcome the challenges of field education. Field Instruction in Social Work Settings book. DOI link for Field Instruction in Social Work Settings. Field Instruction in Social Work Settings book. By Toba Schwaber Kerson. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 14 January Pub. location New York. Imprint by: 4. Field Instruction: A Guide for Social Work Students, Seventh Edition. Field Instruction.: Using their proven question and answer format, the latest edition of Field Instruction .
Field Instruction Field education is the signature pedagogy of social work. Through close working relationships with a broad range of agencies within a mile radius of Binghamton University, the Department of Social Work demonstrates its commitment to the community by dedicating service to various populations. Field Instruction in Social Work Settings explores the relationship between field instruction and the setting in which it occurs. The book asserts that certain aspects of social work, including laws, funding, political climate, organizational policies, and values, affect the relationship between student and field instructor and shape teaching and learning. The book explores dimensions of the. Field instruction, though derived from the school curriculum and from an older model of apprenticeship, is a unique approach to professional education which demands thoughtful preparation by the school and the agency. Academic courses alone are not enough, nor is an apprenticeship requirement per se sufficient to qualify for a social work degree. Dr. Rompf has co-authored the book Field instruction: A guide for social work students, (5 th ed.), presented at national and regional conferences, and published in peer-reviewed journals on topics such as open adoption, family-friendly workplaces, spousal abuse and the criminal justice system, and teaching social work practice. She holds certification in Aging from the Ohio Valley Appalachia /5(27).
Each social work student, teacher, field instructor, and program is unique, and so have been their responses to this pandemic. In response to the continuing impact of the pandemic, the University of Maryland School of Social Work created a COVID Task Force, which addressed matters as they related to Field Education. Field Instruction is a comprehensive, student-friendly guide for those beginning their first social work field experience. The text addresses the most common questions, concerns, and problems students encounter in their field practicums and provides them with essential information for /5(27). This book is designed to guide social workers in their work as field instructors. It is unique because it presents a conceptual system that unites social work theory taught in the classroom to applied practice in a variety of community settings. This system gives the field instructor a model that can guide the student through a process that focuses attention on common elements of all social. Schools of social work have eligibility requirements for field instructors, and these requirements vary among institutions. For example, schools may require a certain number of years of post-MSW experience or accept only licensed social workers. New field instructors also may be required to attend field instruction workshops or classes.