Field Assignment Instructions


Field Assignment Instructions

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Instructions per Field Assignment

The following is a listing of the Direct Practice field education assignment options. Each assignment title is a link to the instructions and point value of each assignment. Click on the assignment listing to view the detailed assignment outline. The assignments are categorized under specific field education course objectives and are intended to develop and/or enhance student social work competencies and challenge the student to utilize critical thinking.

***Please note: An Alternative Field Assignment (an assignment not listed) can be considered as an acceptable field assignment with the pre-approval of both the agency Field Instructor and the Field Liaison and should be documented on the Learning Plan.

Application of a Rapid Needs Assessment

Community Needs Assessment

Comprehensive Progress Report

Coordination of a Fundraising Event

Development and Facilitation of a Client Group

Development of a Focus Group

Development of a Written Program Brochure or Agency Information Fact Sheet

Development of Program Policies and/or Procedures


Evaluation of Practice

Field Research Paper


Grant Writing

Group Presentation - Public Speaking Assignment

Letter Written to a Public Official

Position Paper Related to Ethics in Social Work Practice

Position Paper Relation to Social Injustice or Political Advocacy

Program Improvement Project

Project Related to the Study of Poverty and Social Class

Recording for Learning (RFL)

Review and Written Analysis of a Current Issue in Social Work

Social Assessment Report / Social History

Strength Based Treatment Plan

Summary and Analysis of an Agency's/Program's Outcome Measures

Summary of Client-Worker Relationship

Use of the DSM-IV (Axes I-V) in a Written Assessment of a Client

Written and Oral Presentation of a Client System and/or Case Study

Written Assessment

Written Paper on the Use of Self-Awareness in Social Work Practice

Written Paper on the Use of Spirituality in Social Work Practice