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Orientation and Training Program

Tools are available for new and returning Field Educators, as well as information about UB School of Social Work’s Trauma-Informed and Human Rights Curriculum. Online course modules allow field Educators to view some materials without having to leave their work setting.

A newly designed training program for Field Educators individualizes content to meet the needs of Social Workers in a variety of settings and at varying stages in their professional career. Orientation and training is required for new educators and for returning educators who are supervising a student for the first time in several years.

Training Benefits

Field Educator orientation and training prepares Social Workers to be effective instructors. Online course modules allow Field Educators to view some modules without having to leave their work setting. Completion of training modules should be viewed as professional development experiences by agencies and organizations. Certificates of completion are available by contacting the Field Office.

Resources

Dynamic and Effective Practices in Social Work Field Education [1:26:44 hours]