Support provided to field educators

To discuss possibilities for offering a Field Education placement, contact the Manager, Social Work Field Education, Suzy Velkou (Mon, Wed, Thu) or Andrea Small (Mon, Tue, Fri). This page lists the support available to field educators associated with the University.


Pre-placement and Field Educator seminars

Field educators who provide placement offers that are successfully matched to a student, are invited to attend a pre-placement and field educator seminar at the University.


Field Education Handbook

Field educators undertaking supervision are provided with a comprehensive Field Education Handbook (pdf, 4.26MB) that outlines the policy and procedures for the Social Work Field Education Program including all learning and assessment expectations for students.


New-field-educator workshops

Free workshops are provided for new field educators as well as for those requiring a refresher course and are conducted twice a year. If you would like to attend a “Preparing to be a field educator” workshop, contact the Manager, Social Work Field Education, Suzy Velkou (Mon, Wed, Thu) or Andrea Small (Mon, Tue, Fri).