Please join me on this journey of field learning and supervision with Margaret Morgan and Florrie Barron who are both first-year MSW students finishing their first-year placements. They both talk about their personal experiences of field learning, expectations of supervision and their overall experience of completing their first year of MSW program. Their honesty, humor, and candidness bring a light-hearted and sensitive overview of social work field practicum today. They both had different experiences some good, some bad, some better and they are here to give feedback, encouragement to incoming students and hope for the future of their second-year field experience.
A Supervisor in Field Instruction, commonly referred to as a SIFI in the social work world, is the person charged with supervising one or more social work student interns during the school year. Continue reading “Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice… Is that what a SIFI is made of?”
In this episode of Tales from the Field we will be talking with Randa Hazar, a second year MSW student . Randa will take us on a journey that discusses how good supervision is the ability to develop a sound relationship with a supervisor, and in which a student is continuously learning through interaction, as well as through the supervisor’s modeling. Continue reading “Tales from the Field Episode 2: Into the Field with Randa Hazar, Year Two MSW Intern”
I am currently supervising the field instruction of three MSW students this year. Continue reading “MSW Students Reflect in Supervision on Macro Practice in the 21st Century”
On Saturday, January 21, 2017, the world was rocked as the Women’s March on Washington went global. More than 3 million people participated in sisterhood marches across the world. Continue reading “Why it is important as Clinical Supervisors and Educators to prepare MSW students for Macro Field Practice”