Assignment 1: week 9 blog

Refer to the topics covered in this week’s resources and incorporate them into your blog.

By Day 3

Post a blog post that includes:

An explanation of the community context in your field education experience

By Day 4

Respond to the blog post of three colleagues in one or more of the following ways:

Expand on your colleague’s posting.

Make a suggestion to your colleague’s post.

Be sure to support your blog posts with specific references to this week’s resources and provide full APA citations for your references. For more information about posting your blog assignment, click on the Field Education Blogs link on the course navigation menu

Required Readings

Garthwait, C. L. (2017). The social work practicum: A guide and workbook for students (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
Chapter 7, “The Community Context of Practice” (pp. 76-86)

Averett, P., Carawan, L., & Burroughs, C. (2012). Getting “tillerized”: Traits and outcomes of students in a rural community field placement. Journal of Social Work Education, 48(1), 75–91.
Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases.

Hawkins, J. D., Shapiro, V. B., & Fagan, A. A. (2010). Disseminating effective community prevention practices: Opportunities for social work education. Research on Social Work Practice, 20(5), 518–527.
Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases.

Regehr, C., Bogo, M., Donovan, K., Anstice, S., & Lim, A. (2012). Identifying student competencies in macro practice: Articulating the practice wisdom of field instructors. Journal of Social Work Education, 48(2), 307–319.
Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases.

Required Media

Laureate Education. (Producer). (2013). Community context [Audio file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

Note:  This audio introduction is located in the “Introduction and Objectives” section. The approximate length of this media piece is 1 minute.
 

Optional Resources

Click the following link to access the MSW home page, which provides resources for your social work program.

MSW home page