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Partnering with us

We look forward to partnering with you. Field Practicum is an important part of our MSW student curriculum and we would not be able to graduate students without community engagement.

Step 1: Affiliation Agreement

The Affiliation Agreement is a legal document that formalizes the partnership between an agency and the State University at Buffalo School of Social Work. In order for MSW Student Interns to complete their Field Practicum at an agency an Affiliation Agreements needs to be executed.

Thank you for taking the time to process this needed documentation. Please read, sign and return the required Affiliation Agreement to us.

Step 2: Agency Profile

The Agency Profile provided detailed information about an agency to help our students understand what the placement experience would be like at an agency.

Step 3: Educator Profile

The Field Educator Profile provides contact and licensure information for our database. A Field Eductor profile needs to be completed by the MSW supervisor. If there is a Task Supervisor model, the Task Supervisor should also complete the form.

Field Educator Benefits

Field Educators are eligible for SUNY Tuition Waiver and Continuing Education Certificates (discounts).

Additional Resources

Community Engagement Field Education

Apply a trauma-informed human rights perspective, integrating social work theories, skills and values.