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Field Instructor Professional Development Schedule

FIFSW provides Field Instructors with ongoing professional development opportunities, from field education orientation and explanations of practicum processes to specific issues and topics relevant to the work of student supervision. Field Instructors who attend a minimum of three sessions will receive a certificate of hours attended that may contribute to fulfilling OCSWSSW Continuing Competence Program requirements.
Registration is required.

Date and Location

Event

Registration

Friday June 14, 2024
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Zoom
Professional Development: Addressing Racial Micro-aggressions
Facilitator: Natasha Prashad
Registration
Friday June 21, 2024
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Zoom
Professional Development: Preparing for your Student and Orientation to Field Education
Facilitator: Eileen McKee
Registration
(required)
Friday September 6, 2024
9:00 am – 10:10 am
Zoom
Professional Development: Reviewing Orientation
Facilitator: Eileen McKee
Registration
(required)
Friday September 6, 2024
10:15 am – 11:15 am
Zoom
Professional Development: Accessibility Supports for Field Instructors
Facilitator: Hannah Jackson, UofT Accessibility Advisor
Registration
(required)
Friday September 27, 2024
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Zoom
Professional Development:  Practicum Beginnings and Learning Contracts
Facilitator: Eileen McKee
Registration
(required)
Friday November 8, 2024
11:30am – 1:00pm
Zoom
Accessibility Supports for Field Instructors in Practicum (11:30am – 12:00)
Microaggression and its manifestation in a social work practicum (for Field Instructors and Students) (12:00pm – 1:00pm) Facilitator: Natasha Prashad, UofT’s Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office
Registration
(required)
Friday November 15, 2024
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Zoom
Professional Development: 
Giving Feedback and Completing the Evaluation
Facilitator: Eileen McKee
Registration
(required)
Friday December 13, 2024
9:00 am – 10:20 am
Zoom
Professional Development: Preparing for your Student and Orientation to Field Education
Facilitator: Eileen McKee
Registration
(required)
Friday December 13, 2024
10:30 to 11:15 am
Zoom
Professional Development: Accessibility Supports for Field Instructors
Facilitator: Hannah Jackson, UofT Accessibility Advisor
Registration (required)
Friday January 17, 2025
9:00 to 10:30 am
Zoom
Professional Development: Practicum Beginnings and Learning Contracts
Facilitator: Eileen McKee
Registration (required)
Friday March 8, 2024
9:00 to 10:30 am
Zoom
Professional Development: 
Giving Feedback and Completing the Evaluation
Facilitator: Eileen McKee
Registration (required)