Western Kentucky University

Training Links

TRAINING LINKS

 

 

Field Orientation Powerpoints (For Field Instructors Only)

BSW Field Orientation Powerpoint

MSW Field Orientation powerpoint

 

ONLINE PRE-FIELD TRAINING FOR STUDENTS

(MSW & BSW STUDENTS)

 

Complete all assignments and email your responses (attach word documents only) to your field liaison, prior to beginning your field placement.

 I. ETHICS

http://www.blatner.com/adam/psyntbk/ethicissues.htm

 http://www.socialworkers.org/pubs/code/default.asp

Read the first article and choose a situation to discuss.

Now, review the second article, NASW Code of Ethics, then write a one-page paper expressing your ethical views regarding the issue you chose.

 

II. SAFETY

http://workforce.socialworkers.org/whatsnew/safety.pdf

 http://www.practicenotes.org/vol3_no2.htm

Read these articles and make a list of 20 safety techniques you will need to practice while you are in field placement.

 

III. CONFIDENTIALITY/HIPAA

http://www.socialworkers.org/practice/behavioral_health/mbh0101.asp

Read this article. Think of some possible situations you might be presented with, during your field placement, regarding possible HIPAA violations. Write a one-page paper on a situation when you COULD NOT provide information on a client and a situation when you COULD provide information on a client.

 

IV. PROFESSIONALISM IN SOCIAL WORK

Using at least two resources, write a one page paper on what professional in social work means to you and how you will become that professional when you graduate.

 

V. USING SUPERVISION

http://www.infed.org/biblio/functions_of_supervision.htm

Read this article. List 5 things you (as a student) can and will do to make sure you get the supervision you need from your field supervisor.

 

VI. SELF CARE

http://www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/students/self-care/

 

Review the webpage link…(there are several links on this page to explore).

Next, go to DEVELOP YOUR SELF CARE PLANS, Read and go to MY MAINTENANCE SELF CARE WORK SHEET, complete your own “Self-Care Plan”.

 Last Modified 3/6/14