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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 Field Education program.  Information about workshops and programs will be emailed to field instructors and will be posted on the 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 2013 through Wilfrid Laurier University and in the winter 2014 through Renison University College.

The dates for the Winter 2014 Renison University College beginning practicum workshops are as follows: 




Friday, January 24, 2014


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

Dunker Family Lounge, Renison

Friday, February 21, 2014

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

Dunker Family Lounge, Renison

Friday, March 21, 2014

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

Dunker Family Lounge, Renison

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

Email registrations should be sent to Ann Dennis:  ( and must be submitted by January 17, 2014.

For further information about the Winter 2014 series, go to:  

Beginning Practicum Workshops Information 2014

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


Details will be posted nearer the time.

SSW identifier

link to Renison university college website