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 e-mailed to field instructors and will be posted on this website. Watch for updates!

Beginning Practicum Workshops - in partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University (Winter)

Workshops for Field Instructors are offered by Renison University College, in partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University in the Winter term this year.  We encourage new field instructors to sign up!

The dates for the Winter 2020 Renison University College/Wilfrid Laurier University Beginning Practicum Workshops are listed below:

Date Time    Location 
Wednesday January 22, 2020 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

WLU Brantford campus: 73 George St, Brantford, ON N3T 2Y3

Wednesday January 29, 2020       

9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

WLU Kitchener campus:  120 Duke Street West, Kitchener, ON, N2H 3W8

PLEASE NOTE: Attendance at both workshops constitutes the complete program.

Registration is open for all on-campus training sessions.  For winter term sessions, please register by January 20, 2020.

Facilitator: The training will be facilitated by Associate Professor Cheryl-Anne Cait and the BSW and MSW Field Offices.


MSW Field Education

T: 519.884.0710 x5269

BSW Field Education

T: 519.756.8228 x5460

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. 

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

Advanced Field Instructor Training 

The field education teams of the School of Social Work at Renison in collaboration with the Faculty of Social Work at Laurier organize the Advanced Field Instructor Training annually. Field Instructors from both universities are invited to attend the event.

SAVE THE DATE: Advanced Social Work Field Instructor Training 2020:  Tuesday March 3, 2020, 9.00am - 4.00pm, at Renison University College.   SAVE THE DATE POSTER

Further details in due course.