Usc Msw Learning Agreement
Reflective learning forms and tools needed for student field studies in the departments of AMHW, CYF and SCI. Field agencies are accredited sites, based on the quality of professional practices, commitment to the management of social issues and interest in participation in the professional training of MSW students. The field agency is responsible for providing learning opportunities representative of social work practice in the student`s region and/or community. The MSW-Student/Kandidat has the unique challenge of acquiring knowledge and skills to learn the principles of the social work profession and the code of ethics in the classroom and field internships. Both USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work and the Field Agency strive to guide the student through this process. Field agencies should offer ”in vivo” experiences relevant to academic content. On the other hand, the student is expected to apply academic knowledge, social and work skills, critical thinking, professional behavior, ethics and values learned in the classroom to practice directly. Interact with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. 1150 S. Olive Street, Suite 1100 Los Angeles, CA 90015 firstname.lastname@example.org field placement or field placement is a one-time winning course, and the Field Instructor is responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating students` educational experience based on their progress by the CSWE Social Work Competencies. New agency sites must complete the New Agency`s information form and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) that must be approved by the USC Office of the General Counsel. The new agency form must be completed in full and submitted for processing prior to start. A representative of the Agency must meet with a representative of USC Field Education to assess the suitability of the site and obtain final approval.
This process usually takes three to six months. Official moa or contract agencies are located throughout the country and represent a wide range of social services and practices. Engaging in practical research and research-oriented practice MSW students are brought together with different social service agencies, government agencies, private organizations or even non-traditional social environments. . . .