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Social Work Matters

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Quick Facts

  • 125 - Number of BSW graduates in 2015-16
  • 127 - Number of MSW graduates in 2015-16
  • 2016 - Year Lecturer Mary Dillon was named Social Work Educator of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers, Central Unit Chapter
  • Spring 2016 - Launch of MSW online option

Mailing Address

School of Social Work
College of Health and Public Affairs
University of Central Florida
HPA I, Suite 204
12805 Pegasus Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32816-3358

Phone: 407.823.2114
Fax: 407.823.5697

Field Education

The Field Education Office of the UCF School of Social Work coordinates all B.S.W. and M.S.W. field internships. Students complete a field application several months prior to commencing their field experience and are matched with a community agency by the field education faculty. For an overview of the school's field education program, see the " Field-At-A-Glance" handout.

BSW Field Education is a generalist field placement for undergraduate students. It enables students to achieve the following learning outcomes: (1) assessing people and resource systems; (2) providing services and resources for people in need; (3) obtaining services and resources for people in need; and (4) improving services and resources for people in need.

MSW Generalist Field Education is a generalist field placement for first-year graduate students. It enables students to achieve the following learning outcomes: (1) assessing people and resource systems; (2) providing services and resources for people in need; (3) obtaining services and resources for people in need; and (4) improving services and resources for people in need.

MSW Clinical Field Education is a clinical field placement for advanced standing and second-year graduate students. It enables students to achieve the following learning outcomes: (1) clinical practice with individuals; (2) clinical practice with families; and (3) clinical practice with groups.

Field education internship sites are approved by the coordinator of field education.

2016 Awards

The following students and field instructors were recognized for excellence in field education:

BSW Field Education Student of the Year
Jillian Baxter

MSW Generalist Field Education Student of the Year
Jillian Starkey

MSW Clinical Field Education Student of the Year
Olga Khonyakina

MSW Field Instructor of the Year
Ilham Harriz, LCSW - Orange County Public Schools

Agency Special Recognition Award
Northland, A Church Distributed
Arnold Palmer and Winnie Palmer Hospitals

 

 

 

The new physical addresses for HPA I:
Health and Public Affairs I
12805 Pegasus Dr.
Orlando, FL 32816

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 163358
Orlando, FL  32816-3358

 

Learn More

Field Education

Contact Information

Field Education Office
College of Health and Public Affairs
HPA I, Suite 228
Phone: 407-823-5230
Fax: 407-823-5840
Email: jacquie.withers@ucf.edu



Jacquie Withers, LCSW
Coordinator of Field Education
jacquie.withers@ucf.edu
407-823-5716

Shelley Hall, MSW
Assistant Field Education Coordinator
shelley.hall@ucf.edu
407-823-3056

Iradly Roche, MSW
Instructor/Field Education
Iradly.roche@ucf.edu

 

 

I am very privileged to be in the B.S.W. program at UCF and learn from instructors such as yourself [referring to Dr. Dziegielewski].
— Brittany Hamilton,  social work major
I am so grateful for all I've received from this university, both as a student and an alumna.
— Judith Thames,  B.A., social welfare/psychology ('73); co-founder, Judith G. Thames Endowed Scholarship
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