Birkenmaier, J., & Berg-Weger, M. (2018). The practicum companion for social work: Integrating class and fieldwork (4th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson.
Chapter 1, “Getting Started on Your Social Work Practice Career” (pp. 5–32)
Chapter 2, “Socialization into the Social Work Profession” (pp. 34-61)
Gelman, C. R., Fernandez, P., Hausman, N., Miller, S., & Weiner, M. (2007). Challenging endings: First year MSW interns’ experience with forced termination and discussion points for supervisory guidance. Clinical Social Work Journal, 35(2), 79–90.
Miller, S. E., Tice, C. J., & Harnek Hall, D. M. (2008). The generalist model: Where do the micro and macro converge? Advances in Social Work, 9(2), 79–90. Retrieved from http://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/advancesinsocialwork/article/view/203/198
Wayne, J., Bogo, M., & Raskin, M. (2010). Field education as the signature pedagogy of social work education. Journal of Social Work Education, 46(3), 327–339.
Laureate Education. (Producer). (2013g). The role of the intern [Audio file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu
Note: This audio introduction is located in the “Introduction and Objectives” section. The approximate length of this media piece is 1 minute.
The ability to demonstrate social work practice skills is a key component of any social work field education experience. As you demonstrate social work practice skills in your field education experience, you will develop your professional identity as a future social worker.
For this Assignment, reflect on your personal and professional goals or objectives that you hope to achieve by participating in this course.
The Assignment (1–2 pages):