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Workshops for field instructors

The School of Social Work offers professional development opportunities for the field instructors who participate in our BSW and MSW Field Education programs.  Information about workshops and programs will be emailed to field instructors and will be posted on this website. Watch for updates!

Beginning practicum workshops

This series of three workshops for new field instructors are presented as a collaborative project by the School of Social Work, Renison University College and the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University.

These three-day workshops are available in the late summer/early fall 2015 through Wilfrid Laurier University and in the winter 2016 through Renison University College.

The dates for the Winter 2016 Renison University College beginning practicum workshops are as follows: 

Date

Time

Location

 Friday, January 29, 2016

 

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dunker Family Lounge, Renison University College

Friday, February 19, 2016

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dunker Family Lounge, Renison University College

Friday, March 11, 2016

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dunker Family Lounge, Renison University College

PLEASE NOTE: Attendance at all three workshops constitutes the complete program.

PARKING: THE FEE TO GAIN ENTRY TO THE RENISON CAR PARK IS $6. COINS ONLY - NO CHANGE GIVEN. 

Email registrations should be sent to Ann Dennis:  (adennis@uwaterloo.ca) and must be submitted by January 15, 2016.

For further information about the Winter 2016 series, go to:  

Beginning Practicum Workshops Information 2016 (PDF)

Beginning Practicum Workshops REGISTRATION FORM  (Fillable form)

 

ONLINE field instructor training

We have developed an online version of our current beginning practicum workshops to provide you with the latest information, tools, and resources relating to social work supervision. You can complete this program from the convenience of your workplace or home; wherever you have an Internet connection.  This is a resource offered exclusively to field instructors in the Renison field education program. It is not available to Wilfrid Laurier field instructors at this time.

Please contact Ann Dennis for more information about this online program or to register.

 

Advanced Field Instructor Training Event

ADVANCED FIELD INSTRUCTOR TRAINING EVENT for 2016: details will be posted in due course. 

The Advanced Field Instructor Training Event for 2015 was entitled 'RESPONSIVE FIELD EDUCATION: WORKING WITH DIVERSITY'. The event was held on April 24, 2015, 8.30am - 1.00pm at Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work, 120 Duke Street West, Kitchener, ON.

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ADVANCED FIELD INSTRUCTOR TRAINING EVENT: 

2016 event to be advised.

2015 event: RESPONSIVE FIELD EDUCATION: WORKING WITH DIVERSITY. Friday, April 24, 2015, 8.30am - 1.00pm (lunch provided)

link to Renison university college website