March 31, 2020

With the change in required field time resulting from CoVid-19, some students in extended field may be able to have their degree conferred in May 2020, rather than July 2020. If the following things a...

March 22, 2020

The latest information on field placements - sent to students on March 19

As you know, the COVID-19 situation changes daily, so we are trying to keep our policies and protocols up to date with all tren...

March 12, 2020

Dear Students, Field Instructors, Agency Coordinators and Liaisons:

As you may know from a recent communication from Dean Barth, the University of Maryland School of Social Work (UMSSW) has been active...

February 12, 2020

*REMINDER: Upcoming deadline 2/15/20

Social Work Field Instruction in Modern Practice: A Handbook
Samuel Little, PhD, Laura Loessner, LCSW-C, & Mirian Ofonedu, PhD, editors

Call for Papers


January 30, 2020

Field applications for current students and spring admits going into a foundation field placement are due February 1st, 2020. Applications received after 11:59 on February 1st will be considered late....

January 16, 2020

The SSW's Dr. Jodi Frey has been working for a few years to develop this new and exciting field opportunity for an advanced clinical student specializing in Behavioral Health and sub-specializing in E...

January 13, 2020

Please note that the field application deadline for current students going into their advanced year of field is Friday, January 17th, 2020.

Applications for current students going into their Foundatio...

January 6, 2020

The Positive Schools Center (PSC) is a division of the Social Work Community Outreach Service (SWCOS) that works to help schools become more positive, supportive, and mindful learning communities. We...

December 16, 2019

Applications for current students going into their advanced year will be due on January 17, 2020.  Applications for current students going into their foundation year and new spring admits will have a...

December 6, 2019

Due to unforeseen circumstances the field application is currently unavailable. Once applications become available students will receive notification to go online to complete their application. We are...

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