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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

Ethical Issues in Contemporary Culture

About the Code of Ethics

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

Social Workers and Safey

A Look at Safety in Social Work

Guidelines for Social Work Safety in the Workplace (NASW)

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

Revisiting the Limits of Client Confidentiality

Basic HIPPA Overview

Read the above article and HIPPA overview. 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

The Functions of Supervision

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

Self Care Plan Worksheet

University at Buffalo-The State University of New York School of Social Work's Self-Care Starter Kit

Review the various links on the above webpage. Be sure to read the section on Introduction to Self-Care and the section on Developing Your Self-Care Plan. Once you have reviewed the webpage and links, complete the self-care worksheet attachment below.

Develop a well thought out self-care plan as you think about balancing your field placement with school and other responsibilities.



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Kellye McIntyre 
  Kellye McIntyre Field Director

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 Last Modified 10/16/17