Social Work Internships

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Field Handbook, Workbook & Required Forms

FIELD HANDBOOK - You can download a paper copy of all required field forms from here for free (approximately 60 pages) (items are subject to change per semester – check with your instructor)

http://socialworkinternship.wordpress.com/forms/

Internship Workbook

Social Work 364/365/464/465

ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A COPY OF THEIR WORKBOOK AT EACH CLASS SESSION.

From time to time updates will be made to the course or materials…all updates will be available online in your Blackboard account.

Required

Drug & Background Checks : Students are required to submit to drug and or background screening. Students who do not pass drug or background checks will be subject to a Department of Social Work faculty review. Drug tests are to be completed prior to a students interview with a prospective agency, the results must be reported to the Director of Field Instruction and the Social Work Department Head. Students are not permitted to begin field placement without having taken and passed a drug test. Students may be tested at Comprehensive Health Center in Tuskegee. The cost is minimal.

Liability Insurance

Each student intern is required to purchase malpractice liability insurance while engaged in field practice in the placement setting. Students are expected to purchase the $1 million/$1 million coverage option .Those students placed in health care facilities are expected to purchase $1 million/$3 million. Purchase of this insurance is NOT optional and is a requirement of the Department of Social Work. Students are not permitted to begin field placement without malpractice insurance.

Forms and additional information can be downloaded from the website.

http://www.naswassurance.org/

http://www.naswassurance.org/pdfs/2007/SSL-1-StudentPLIApplication-07-18-07.pdf

Join NASW

Each student intern is required to join NASW at the student rate.

Forms and additional information can be downloaded from the website.

http://www.socialworkers.org/students/starterKit.asp

Written by tusksowk

June 4, 2009 at 10:33 am

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