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):
- Identify and describe your personal professional goals and objectives within the parameters of the field education experience.
- Explain how your personal professional goals and objectives that you identified might be reflected in your agency learning agreement.
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