Field Education

School Social Work Webpage


How to Get Started

MSW- Introduction to Field Education and Placement Process (PPT)
For students who will begin their first placement the following semester.

Field Memo Fall 2017


General MSW Field Application

Application Instructions
Social Work Practice Areas Form
Liaison Selection Template

Application Forms
Application- Part I
Application- Part II

Background Authorization & Release Form
Background Information Disclosure Form
Exemption Form
Employment Based Field Application Form

Interviewing Tips


Required Field Education Materials

Orientation to Field Education Practicum (PPT)
Mandatory for students beginning their first semester of field education.

Field Hour Verification Form
Use this form to record your hours during your field placement.

Clinical Field Placement Verification Form
  • Clinical Field Placement Verification Form – Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
  • This form is only relevant for graduate students who have had a clinical field placement and want to document this for the purposes of a future application for the Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) credential. A student may request that the field liaison complete this form at the close of their clinical field placement so that the student has verification of the clinical nature of the field placement documented for their future LCSW application.
  • Students may direct questions about this form to their field liaison. For more information about social work credentialing in Wisconsin, including LCSW, see the health profession web pages of the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Field Course Objectives
Direct Field Education Course Objectives
Direct Field Education Course Objectives (Printer Friendly Version)
Macro Field Education Course Objectives

Learning Plan
MSW Learning Plan Instructions
MSW Learning Plan Form

Learning Plan Examples


Late Field Documentation Request Form

Submit this form to your liaison to request an extension for submitting field documents.


Student Evaluation Forms

Field Education Course Forms
Evaluation Instructions for Students

Direct Practice Self-Evaluation Form
Direct practice students: Use for mid-term progress report and final evaluation.

School Social Work Self-Evaluation Form
School social work students: Use for mid-term progress report and final evaluation.

Macro Practice Self-Evaluation Form
Macro practice students: Use for mid-term progress report and final evaluation.

Example: Completed Self-Evaluation

Field Grading Rubrics
Field Grading Rubric (SW 721)
Field Grading Rubric (SW 722, SW 821, SW 822, SW 921)

Agency Placement and Field Liaison Evaluations
Mid-Term Evaluation of Field Placement
Final Evaluation of Field Placement
Final Evaluation of Field Liaison


Incompletes in Field Education

Incomplete Request Form
Field Course Incomplete Policy