For Current Field Instructors

Year I Interview and Practicum Matching Schedule

Thursday November 2, 2017: The Practicum Office opens the Practicum Administration System (PAS) for students to view all available practicums.

Tuesday November 7, 2017: Students submit 7 selections into the PAS.

November 7 – November 13, 2017:  Practicum Office runs the algorithm.

Monday November 13, 2017: The PAS opens for field instructors and students to view the match.

November 14 – December 8, 2917:  Interviews occur.  Following the interview, if you have concerns about the match, please contact Mindy Coplevitch, Practicum Coordinator, (416) 978-5664.  You are NOT REQUIRED to contact us if the match is going forward.  Please Note: Not all students and not all practicums will be matched at this first stage. This is not unusual. The Practicum Office will keep you informed.

December 8, 2017: Professional development for field instructors: Orientation and Integrating Theory and Practice

REGISTRATION (In person or by webinar)

December 2017: Faculty Field Liaison assignments are finalized.

Wednesday January 10, 2018:  First day of practicum!

Professional Development Schedules

Year 1 Field Instructors 2017-2018

Year 2/Advanced Standing Field Instructors 2017-2018

Field Instruction Standards

Addressing Challenges in Supervision

Risk Reduction and Student Safety

Student safety is of paramount concern.  The Checklist I Practicum Safety and Learning and  Checklist II Practicum Learning and Reflection have been developed to assist the field instructor and student with key components for the practicum.

Evaluation

Sample Evaluation – Direct Practice

Sample Evaluation – Indirect Practice

Instructions for completing student practicum evaluations on the Practicum Administration System (PAS)

For Year 1 Field Instructors

Professor Marion Bogo has developed a 13 ½ minute video for Year 1 Field Instructors to explain the relationship between the first semester courses, Elements in Social Work and Social Work Laboratory, and Practicum I. The video is available at https://media.library.utoronto.ca/play.php?jbRrmfNib7y5&id=22838&access=public.

Bridging Class and Practicum_ Competencies complements the video.

Interprofessional Education Materials

IPE Tip Sheet for Field Instructors

IPE Activity 1 – Participation in Interprofessional Team Education

IPE Activity 2 – Interviewing Shadowing a Team Member

IPE Activity 3 – Participation in Team Meetings

Link to Resource Room

Other Resources

Ellen Katz – Five Minute Mindfulness Practice

Van Breda, Adrian and Terry Feller, SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCE AND MANAGEMENT OF COUNTERTRANSFERENCE,
Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk 2014:50(4)