SWK 645 – Field Practicum III

SWK 645 – Field Practicum III

SWK 645 – Field Practicum III

4credit hours


Prerequisites:Successful completion of all foundation courses and SWK 610SWK 615SWK 620SWK 625SWK 635 or SWK 655.
The purpose of Field Practicum III is to give the student the opportunity to implement advanced social work practice theory and skills in either the advanced clinical practice concentration or the management concentration. The student is expected to participate at their field agency placement two days a week (16 hours a week). The student is expected to carry a caseload of 3-5 cases in order to implement interventions integrating advanced theories and interventions on all levels: micro, mezzo, and macro. Students will be prepared for autonomous advanced social work practice. A seminar will be offered in conjunction with the field practicum. It will facilitate the process of integrating social work knowledge, skills, values, and a liberal arts base into a set of practice competencies necessary for the performance of advanced social work practice. The seminar will meet one and one half hours per week for sixteen weeks.