NANFED Members have exclusive access to resources, networks and mentoring that will equip you with all that you need.

At NANFED, we support field educators by providing resources, examples of documents and forms often used in field education. We seek to provide samples that represent a diversity of schools across the nation. Below you will find a list of our resources provided to NANFED members.

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Field Program Resources

When you become a member of NANFED, you will have immediate access to the following Field Program Resources. Our repository of field resources is constantly changing, if you have resources that you would like to contribute to our growing library, please contact us.

Manuals

- BSW
- MSW

  • University of Denver Field Manual

  • University of Illinois Field Manual

Curriculum

- Course Outlines
- Field Courses
- Seminar Syllabi

  • Master Syllabi for Seminar Courses

  • Standard Syllabus MSW Specialization

  • Field Integrative Seminar Policy

- Textbooks

Models

- Employment-Based Placements

  • Guidelines for Employment-Based Placements

  • Applications for Employment-Based Placements

  • Proposals for Employment-Based Placements

  • Process for Reviewing Proposals

  • Challenges of Employment-Based Placements

  • Offers of Employment by Placements

- Block
- International

  • International Placement Process

  • Out-of State Placements

- Same Agency for 2 Placements

  • Proposals for 2-Year Placements

  • Reviewing Proposals for 2-Year Placements


Stakeholder Resources

When you become a member of NANFED, you will have immediate access to the following Stakeholder Resources. Our repository of field resources is constantly changing, if you have resources that you would like to contribute to our growing library, please contact us.

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Agencies

- Affiliation Agreements/MOU

  • Affiliation Agreements

  • MOU Template

- Agency Data Form Samples

  • Field Vetting Form

LiaIsons

- Field Liaison Models
- Field Liaison Training/Onboarding Material

  • Generalist Faculty Advisor & Liaison Roles

  • Advanced Faculty Advisor & Liaison Roles

  • Best Practices for Faculty Liaisons

- Field Accreditation Standards

  • CSWE Accreditation Standard

  • CSWE Statement of Dept. of Labor Regulations

Field Instructors

- Field Instructor Manuals
- Resources to Support Supervision

  • Supervision Agenda Template

- Workshop Outlines, Modules


Field Policy and Process

When you become a member of NANFED, you will have immediate access to the following Field Policy and Process documents. Our repository of field resources is constantly changing, if you have resources that you would like to contribute to our growing library, please contact us.

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Field Directors

- Job Descriptions
- Titles
- Workload
- Support in role

General and early stages

- Professional suitability policy
- Health and Mental health-related policy
- Admissions/prerequisites
- Matching policy

  • Field Placement Matching Process

- Pre-placement workshops, courses or communications

  • Important Field Facts Presentation

Middle and end stages

- Evaluation processes

  • Mid-Semester Evaluation

  • End of Semester Evaluation

  • Foundation Competencies Learning Plan

- Corrective behavior plan

  • Guidelines for Developing Remediation Plan

  • Sample Remediation Plan

  • Addressing Placement Issues

  • Field Placement Problem-Solving Hierarchy

  • Field Placement Breakdown & Failure

- Placement termination/withdrawal
- Grading


Student Resources

When you become a member of NANFED, you will have immediate access to the following Student Resources. Our repository of field resources is constantly changing, if you have resources that you would like to contribute to our growing library, please contact us.

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Early Stage

- Pre-placement interviews and selection
- Field awareness tools

  • Student Orientation to Field

  • Social Media Toolkit for Social Work Field Educators by Allison M. Curington, Laurel Iverson Hitchcock, Mary Jacque Carroll

  • Field Anxiety

  • Five Things to Know Before Your Job Interview

  • Social Media Do’s and Don’ts

- Learning agreements and contracts

  • Advanced Clinical MSW Learning Plan

- Student responsibilities, codes of ethics and conduct

  • Student Roles & Responsibilities Policy

- NASW Code of Ethics

Middle and End Stages

- Engaging in Supervision
- Conflict Management

  • Agency Problems and Resolution Process

  • Field Problems and Resolution Process

  • Field Placement Breakdown and Failure

  • Field Placement Problem-Solving Hierarchy

- Student Rights and Safety

  • Student Safety in Field Policy

- Closure of placement

Evaluations

- Student Self-Evaluation
- Student Evaluation of Practicum

  • Student Evaluation of Field Placement and Field Supervision Form