SOCIAL IMPACT LIVE: COVID-19 & Challenges for Field Education
- CSSW Communications
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | STREAMED LIVE ON FACEBOOK*
In this episode of Social Impact LIVE, host Richard Hara (bio) sits down with CSSW alumna and Associate Director of Field Education Ovita Williams (bio) to talk about how the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspension of in-person field assignments has given field education departments an opportunity to teach students about crisis intervention, community building advocacy, and other aspects of the social work profession from within a justice-based framework. Williams recently co-authored the third edition of Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn: A Guide for Social Work Field Education, a publication of the Council on Social Work Education, which introduces a justice-based framework for field education. It encourages field instructors and their students to identify issues of diversity, difference, and oppression in their practice.
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