Provides a structured and yet individualized map for gaining the competencies required of social work professionals. Integrates theory and practice to offer a unique format for understanding, structuring, implementing, and evaluating practicum experience at both the BSW and MSW levels. KEY TOPICS: Social work education, teaching, Practicum, social work practicum, field instruction, field practicum, integration theory practice, planned change process MARKET: BSW and MSW candidates and new professionals in the field of social work.
About the Author
Cynthia Garthwait is Professor of Social Work at the University of Montana - School of Social Work, and has 28 years of social work education experience. She has served as Chair and Practicum Director at the University of Montana, in addition to teaching at both the BSW and MSW levels. Having taught across the social work curriculum, Professor Garthwait teaches gerontology, human behavior, addictions, and advanced practice courses. Her research interests include aging, service learning, best practices and spirituality.