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Field Education

PSU School of Social Work Statewide Field Team

Current
Students

Field Instructors
& Task Supervisors 

Prospective 
Students

The purpose of field education is to provide the student with the opportunity to develop competence in social work skills and professional values in actual service settings. The total curriculum of the School encourages the student to integrate theory, knowledge, values, and skills learned in the classroom and in field in order to demonstrate mastery of social work practice behaviors and development of professional competencies. The School of Social Work recognizes the need for high-quality field placements which can provide a range of learning experiences in a professional environment.