MSW Full-Time Placement

Full-time MSW students have a BSW degree and complete the program 3 terms.  Social Work 5150 3.0 Critical Perspectives in Social Work must be taken prior to the start of the placement

Time Requirements

The practicum consists of 450 hours to be completed at the placement site and will begin in the second (Winter) term. Full-time students will spend three (3) days per week beginning in the second (Winter) term and ending approximately by the middle of June.

Work Placements

A student can request to complete their practicum at their place of work. Students must  complete and submit to the Field Education Coordinator a Work Place Practicum Proposal in addition to the on-line placement application by the specified deadline.

Please note that a work placement is not guaranteed. Certain criteria must be met and work-placement proposals are subject to approval by the Field Education Manager. Please refer to the practicum manual and contact the Field Education Coordinator for more information.

Integrative Seminars

Students will be assigned a Faculty Advisor who will lead four Integrative Seminars throughout the placement.  These seminars provide a forum for students to share practicum experiences and further reflect and integrate theory with practice. Seminars are mandatory and CANNOT BE included in placement hours.


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