Resource Room

This portal provides relevant references and information about social work practicums, field supervision, and FIFSW practicum related undertakings

BOOKS

Bogo, M., & Vayda, E. (1987). The Practice of Field Instruction in Social Work (Theory and Process With an Annotated Bibliography). University of Toronto Press.

Bogo, M., & Vayda, E. (1998). The Practice of Field Instruction in Social Work: Theory and Process, 2nd edition. Columbia University Press.                                                   

Bogo, M. (2010). Achieving Competence in Social Work through Field Education. Toronto: University of Toronto Press Incorporated.

ARTICLES

Bogo, M. (2015). Field Education for Clinical Social Work Practice: Best Practices and Contemporary  Challenges.  Clinical Social Work Journal.  Springer Science + Business Media New York.  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10615-015-0526-5

JOURNALS

  1. The Field Educator Simmons online journal http://fieldeducator.simmons.edu/about/
  2. UK Journal of Practice Teaching & Learning http://www.whitingbirch.net/cgi-bin/scribe?showinfo=ip002
  3. The US Journal of Teaching in Social Work http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/wtsw20
  4. Social Work Education: The International Journal http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/02615479.asp
  5. Journal of Social Work Education http://www.cswe.org/Publications/JSWE.aspx

FIFSW LEARNING TOOLS

AUDIO/VISUAL/PODCASTS

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.

PODCAST: Professor Marion Bogo discusses the challenges faced in providing high-quality, effective field instruction in Episode 65 – Doing, Thinking, Then Doing Again: Reflective Practice in Field Education

Watch Professor Rob MacFadden speak about the impact of field education on social work practice:

https://play.library.utoronto.ca/4aO6EanOBEVz 

OF INTEREST

  • Bertha Rosenstadt Trust: As a faculty, the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work is committed to strengthening ties we have with partner organizations who offer practica to our MSW students. The Bertha Rosenstadt Trust Fund in Health Research – which is available to organizations with which we have partnerships, as well as to all other Health Sciences Faculties at U of T is one way to strengthen and cultivate quality practica. Read more about an organizations opportunity to apply for funding –http://socialwork.utoronto.ca/practicum/bertha-rosenstadt-trust/
  • 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