Monday, October 7, 2013

Field Seminar I Resources

Dear Students,

Below are links to your articles for SOCW 515 Field Seminar I.  

Readings for SOCW 515 Field Seminar I:
Krase, Kathryn. 2013. Making the Tough Call: Social Workers as Mandated Reporters. The New Social Worker, 20, 16-19.

Probst, Barbara. 2012. “Walking the tightrope”, clinical social workers use of diagnostic and environmental perspectives”. Clinical Social Work Journal, doi:10.1007/s/10615-012- 0394-1.

Monday, September 30, 2013

DSM V Resource

Hello students,

Here is a handout regarding changes from DSM IV-TR to DSM V that you might find helpful.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Field Seminar III Resources

Dear Students,
Below are links to your articles for SOCW 534 Field Seminar III.  You can also find your Final Integrative Assignment on the side bar (to the right).

Readings for SOCW 534 Field Seminar III
Austin, M. J., Coombs, M., & Barr, B. (2005). Community-centered clinical practice: Is the integration of micro and macro social work practice possible? Journal of Community Practice, 13(4), 9-30. doi:10.1300/J125v13n04-02
Furness, S., & Gilligan, P. (2010). Social work, religion and belief: Developing a framework for practice.  British Journal of Social Work40(7), 2185-2202. doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcp159 
California Department of Mental Health Website. http://www.dmh.ca.gov/Prop_63/mhsa/.Retrieved from Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health website, August 15, 2012.  Mental Health Act         (2004).  http://www.dmh.ca.gov/prop_63/mhsa/docs/Mental_Health_Services_Act_Full_Text.pd Retrieved from Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health website, August 13, 2013.
Reamer, F. G. (2005). Documentation in Social Work: Evolving Ethical and Risk-Management Standards. Social Work, 50(4), 325-334.
Stasi, P.C. (2009). Developing programs that integrate faith and practice Social Work & amp; 
amp; amp; Christianity, 36(2), 230-244.

Recommended Readings
California Institute of Mental Health. http://www.cimh.org/Services/MHSA.aspx Retrieved from
 the California Institute of Mental Health website, August 14, 2013.
Mathiesen, S.G. & Hohman, M. (2013). Revalidation of an evidence-based practice scale 
for social work. Journal of Social Work Education, 49, 451-460. (TO BE POSTED SOON)


Monday, July 8, 2013

Welcome New and Returning Students to MSW Field Education!


As you prepare for the new academic year, please note that the faculty will periodically post field updates, forms, and other field seminar resources to this blog.  Most field forms are now available on the MSW Program website, however, the newest ones, as well as field and field seminar syllabi (PDF versions), can found to the right of this blog entry. Be sure to download these documents, as well as other field forms, for your use in field internship throughout the 2013-2014 academic year.
On behalf of the MSW field faculty, I wish you a great year, full of personal and professional growth!