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Year 1

2019-2020 Practicum Information Session

Slide deck from Information Session

 

Tentative Interview and Practicum Matching Schedule 2019-2020

 

Thursday November 7, 2019 @ noon Practicum Administration System (PAS) opens for YEAR I students to view practicum opportunities.
Tuesday November 12, 2019 BEFORE 9:00 a.m. Students submit FORM A on the PAS with 10 interview selections. No further submissions after this time.
Tuesday November 12, 2019 to Monday November 18, 2019 Practicum Office runs the PAS algorithm. The Practicum Office contacts and advises students who were not matched with an interview.
Thursday November 14, 2019 The PAS opens by 5:00 p.m. for the cohort to view interview/practicum matches. Students initiate contact with field instructor(s) to set up an interview. Field instructors also view who is matched for the interview.
Tuesday November 19, 2019 Students are permitted to trade their practicum match with another student. Both students must email Mindy Coplevitch by 5:00pm on Tuesday November 19, m.coplevitch@utoronto.ca, to formalize the change.
Tuesday November 19, 2019 Interviews begin.*

Practicum Office works with students who are not matched.

Tuesday January 7, 2020 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Student/Faculty-Field Liaison (FFL) meetings (assignments will be available on the PAS in December 2019; meeting locations will be posted on the website by Monday January 6, 2020).
Wednesday January 8, 2020 First day of Practicum for MSW Year 1 Program (at practicum sites)

Key Dates

Total days in Practicum: 67
January 8 – April 3, 2020 – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (3 days/week)
April 6. – May 29, 2020 – Tuesday through Friday (4 days/week)

Winter term
Wednesday January 8, 2020 First day of practicum
Friday January 10, 2020 Checklist I: Practicum Safety and Learning due
Friday February 7, 2020 Learning Contract due
February 17-21, 2020 Family Day and reading week
Friday March 27, 2020 Checklist II: Practicum Learning and Reflection due
Friday March 27, 2020 Midterm evaluations due
Tuesday April 7, 2020 Tuesday-Friday schedule commences
4 days (28 hrs) /week
Friday April 10, 2020 Good Friday; students exempt from practicum
Friday May 29, 2020 Final evaluations due
Friday May 29, 2020 Last day of practicum

Meetings and Workshops Schedule

Date and Location Event Registration
Tuesday September 24, 2019
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Location: SK 720
Practicum Information Session:
Competitive, out-of-town and off-schedule practicum opportunities
Registration (required)
Monday October 7, 2019
4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: SK 548
OR
Tuesday October 8, 2019
12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location: OI 5170
Practicum Information Session:  The Practicum I assignment process Registration (required)
Tuesday January 7, 2020
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Locations: will be posted on website
Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #1 FFL assignments will be viewable on the Practicum Administration System (PAS) in December 2019.
Tuesday January 28, 2020
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Locations: will be posted on website
Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #2
Tuesday February 4, 2020
12:15 to 1:15 pm
Location: TBA
Student Forum on Practicum Registration not required.
Friday February 7, 2020
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Location: FIFSW room 548
Professional Development: Power and Authority
For field instructors and students
Registration (required)
Monday February 24, 2020
12:15 to 1:15 pm
Location: TBA
Competitive  Practicums Q&A
Pizza will be provided
Registration (required)
Monday March 2, 2020
12:00 to 1:15 pm
Location: TBA
Panel Discussion:
Me?  A Field Instructor????
Pizza will be provided
Registration (required)
Tuesday March 10, 2020
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Locations: will be posted on website
Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #3
Monday April 6, 2020
(Tuesday schedule has commenced)
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Locations: will be posted on website
Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #4
Date and times TBA Information Sessions on the Year 2/Advanced Standing Practicum Matching Process
Registration is required.

Faculty Field Liaison Meetings

All meetings will take place from 12:15-1:15pm

FFL Name Meeting 1
Tues. Jan. 7, 2020
Meeting 2
Tues. Jan. 28, 2020
Meeting 3
Tues. Mar 10, 2020
Meeting 4
Mon. Apr. 13, 2020