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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 2016

This year's Advanced Field Instructor Training will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at Renison University College, 240 Westmount Rd N, Waterloo.

Flyer: Advanced Field Instructor Training 2016

Focused on “Local Field Responses to Global Issues”, the training will explore innovative and inclusive practices with newcomers, with our keynote presenter, Michael Stephenson from Sanctuary Refugee Health Centre and our panelists, Laura Mae Lindo, Ana Luz Martinez and Jassy Narayan. As field educators, we will also have an opportunity to consider our responses and commitments. 

Places are limited.  Please contact the School of Social Work if you haven't received your invitation.

ADVANCED FIELD INSTRUCTOR TRAINING EVENT: 

This year's Advanced Field Instructor Training will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at Renison University College, 240 Westmount Rd N, Waterloo.

Flyer: Advanced Field Instructor Training 2016

link to Renison university college website