Field Education

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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 2019


General MSW Field Application

Application Instructions

Required Application Forms
Application- Part I
Application- Part II

Submit Application

Other Application-Related Documents
721 Exemption Form
Previous Agency Placements
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
Macro Field Education Course Objectives

Learning Plan & Mid-Term Progress Report
MSW Direct Practice Learning Plan & Mid-Term Progress Report Form

MSW Macro Practice Learning Plan & Mid-Term Progress Report Form

MSW Direct Practice Learning Plan Example

MSW Macro Practice Learning Plan Example


Student Evaluation Forms

Field Education Course Forms

Direct Practice Self-Evaluation Form
Direct practice students: Use for final evaluation.

Macro Practice Self-Evaluation Form
Macro practice students: Use for final 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