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The BSW Field Application is CLOSED

The application was due Wednesday March 20, 2018 4:30pm.

BSW students applying to the Field Internship for the 19-20 academic year can expect a tentative placement notification by mid-April. An announcement will go out to all applicants via email to alert them when the tentative placement list is posted.

Additionally, the UW Oshkosh Social Work Department has contracted with the services of a company name Castle Branch to run criminal background checks. The cost is $45.00. Completion of this background check is a required condition of placement. You are able to request and pay for this service directly by going to this link: https://portal.castlebranch.com/uv31. The step-by-step directions will walk you through the process: Read the content of the first page, click on the red 'place order' button, then 'please select', then 'social work', then 'UV31: I need to order my background check', and continue to follow the directions. If you have questions about working your way through the process on the computer, please call Castle Branch at 888 850 4314. Field applicants may complete the background check at the time of their application, but ultimately have until Friday, March 29, 2019 to complete this element. (Note: This information is also included in the field application linked above).

The Bachelor of Social Work program offers field placements as part of Social Work education. The placements give students the opportunity to use the training they have received so far to develop skills as a Social Worker under the supervision of an experienced Social Worker.

Near completion of the 300-level courses, the student submits a formal application for admission to the Field Practicum. Please consult with the Department for an admission application packet. The application materials are to be completed online by the announced due date. Only those who are formally admitted will be permitted to enroll in the 400-level courses.

View the NASW Code of Ethics.

BSW Field Coordinator

Ms. Audra Eggum, MSW, LCSW

For questions relating to BSW Field, please contact egguma@uwosh.edu

BSW Field Documents

 

BSW Field Supervisors

Click here for helpful links and information for field supervisors

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