The Field Educator

The Field Educator, an online journal produced by the Simmons School of Social Work, promotes knowledge exchange among the social work field education community. The Journal offers a variety of presentations of innovative field education practice and research, using an online format for maximum accessibility.

Master of Social Work

Content Includes:

Field Scholar: Peer-reviewed articles on theory, practice and research

Practice Digest: Brief reports on innovative models and best practices

Conversations: Interviews with social work field educators

What We're Reading: Highlights from current field literature

News & Notes: Short news items

Students Speak: Perspectives of current social work students

Resources: Regularly updated links to podcasts & websites

Life in the Field: A blog for discussion of trends, issues and ideas


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The Field Educator is dedicated to the exchange of knowledge between field educators in academia and in the practice community. Submissions are encouraged from field directors, field liaisons, field instructors and teaching faculty, as well as practice educators from other countries and practitioners from other disciplines that rely on internships as part of professional education. How to Submit

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