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Copy of For Field Instructors

This webpage is designed to provide current and potential Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW) field instructors with information specific to their needs, available by references and links to information on the FIFSW website, the Practicum Manual, as well as from other sources.

PART I:  Overview

I.1  An Overview of the MSW Program at FIFSW

Mission, Vision and Values
Year 1 Overview
Year 2/Advanced Standing Overview

I.2  Field Education at FIFSW – an Overview

Year 1
Year 2/Advanced Standing

I.3  Benefits for and responsibilities of FIFSW Field Instructors

Field Instructor Standards
Fostering a Positive Learning Environment
What students say is helpful

I.4  How to become a field instructor at FIFSW

Year 1 vs.Year 2/Advance Schedule
Contacting the Practicum Office
Meeting with a Practicum Coordinator
Reviewing the Field Instructor Standards
Preparing Information on the Practicum Administration System (PAS)
Matching Process and Interviewing the student

PART II:  Being a Field Instructor

II.1  Professional Development

II.2  Preparing for the student

II.3  Bridging the Semester 1 Lab Summary with Practicum 1

II.4  The Evaluation Tool

Competency based – 6 domains

 PART III:  Resources and Readings