Field Education begins: Jan. 10, 2018
Field Education ends: April 27, 2018
Field Education Assignments:
Field assignments are based on: (1) Agency availability, (2) student concentration objectives, (3) student career goals, and (4) areas of interest. Assignments are developed by the Program Coordinator.
Five days a week, 40 hours per week. MSW students are required to have 500 hours of field education.
Spring Break days are not scheduled in Washington because of the need to be available for field assignments. You may, however, take a maximum of five (5) personal leave days, subject to the supervisor’s approval, workload permitting.
Specific Courses Offered in Washington:
A. SW 595-005/255 Field Placement in DC (9 credit hours)
B. SW 501-005/255 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours) Class meets at the National Association of Social Workers, 750 First Street, NE, 7th Floor, Washington, DC
C. Electives: Online courses (3 credit hours)
Scholarships and stipends for the Washington, DC program are available. For a complete list of School of Social Work scholarships, go to www.socialwork.ua.edu
Specific Washington, DC program scholarships require a competitive application and interview process.
For more information:
Visit us on the web at www.socialwork.ua.edu or contact Carroll Phelps, Program Coordinator at 205-348-5571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.