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Practicum Resources

PODCASTS AND VIDEOS:

In March 2020 a global pandemic caused all practicums at FIFSW to continue only remotely.  Some field instructors were abruptly deployed, leaving their students without a practicum. The Practicum Office reached out for field instructors for these students.  Mariana Paz-Solden had 128 hours remaining. Morgan Weatherup, a FIFSW graduate and a field instructor at Ontario Shores, agreed to provide supervision, remotely.  Here is their story.

CBC RADIO:  White Coat, Black Art. How virtual therapy is helping people cope with the pandemic’s mental health strains

Tanya Sharpe’s weekly web series on covid19’s impacts on vulnerable populations. https://socialwork.utoronto.ca/news/new-online-series-presented-by-the-crib-explores-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-vulnerable-populations/

WORKSHOPS AND OTHER REMOTE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • June 23, 2020 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm – Webinar: You’re doing what? Merging harm reduction and trauma-informed practice in Violence Against Women (VAW) shelters.  Presented by: Dr. Susan Scott and Dr. Angela Hovey, Lakehead University, School of Social Work, Orillia.  Link for details and registration.
  • Volunteer Opportunity: Red Cross Telephone Assurance Volunteer  Registration link