Description - The Social Work Field Instructor's Survival Guide by Melissa Anne Hensley
This is the first book to provide a one stop shop for field instructors looking for guidance in their work with students - both practicing social workers providing field instruction, and social work faculty teaching field education seminars.Indeed, many social workers report that they learned more in their field placements than they did in the classroom, and much of this learning can be attributed to the role field instructor's play in the professional development of students. Field instructors are generally adjunct faculty members who hold MSWs from CSWE-accredited schools of social work and who work in community agencies.The field instructor:Orients the student to field work, to the field agency, and to supervisionHelps the student prepare the learning contractAccepts responsibility for the work of the student throughout the field placementMeets formally with the student each week to monitor cases, assess the student's performance, and provide guidanceFormally evaluates the student's performance
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(229mm x 152mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Melissa Anne Hensley
Melissa Anne Hensley, PhD, LGSW is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Augsburg College, USA and teaches in both the BSW and MSW programs. After earning her MSW at Washington University in St. Louis, she spent 10 years as a field instructor at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work before going back to Wash. U. to earn her PhD in Social Work.