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Below are two online trainings available for field instructors. Field instructors may receive one free CEU for watching the training entitled Field Instructor Orientation and following the steps below for CEU credit. The second training is a short video (less than 15 minutes) on completing the evaluation form and is not available for CEU credit, but does provide useful information to assist field instructors. We are currently developing additional training videos to post here for field instructors. Feel free to contact Kellye McIntyre, Field Director, at kellye.mcintyre@wku.edu if you have ideas/suggestions that would be helpful for field students.

#1  Field Instructor Orientation - This is a one hour training broken down into 3 modules and 2 articles. The information in each module are the “nuts and bolts” or the basics of serving as a field instructor. This training is designed for new field instructors or as a refresher for experienced field instructors. You have the opportunity to receive 1 CEU hour for this training.

Watch the videos below and read the two articles:

For CEU Credit, email  - janie.perdue@wku.edu with the following information:

  • Name
  • Name of the training Field Instructor Orientation
  • Number of CEUs for this training: 1
  • Email address
  • Social work license number
  • Date training completed

Janie will send you an evaluation form to complete and return for CEU credit. Please contact Kellye McIntyre, Field Director, at kellye.mcintyre@wku.edu if you have any questions about this online orientation.

 #2  Completing the Evaluation Form - A Tutorial for Field Instructors -This short video (less than 15 minutes) provides an overview of the WKU Department of Social Work Field Evaluation form. The video discusses the evaluation rating system and tips for field instructors. It is a useful tool for field instructors and provides a refresher for experienced field instructors.  There are no CEU's for completing this tutorial.

Watch the Video here


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 Last Modified 9/12/18