SOWK6225 (Field Placement)

Field placement I

Fieldwork practice is an integral part of social work education with the emphasis on learning through practicum. In this course, students are placed in real life work situations to deliver services commensurate with social work professional requirement under the guidance of Field Instructors. Students have to acquaint with social work values and assumptions, develop continuous self reflection on learning, and demonstrate the application of basic social work service skills in practice. For professional accreditation, the Social Workers? Registration Board requires the fulfillment of 800 placement hours plus 100 hours for placement preparation. Students taking this course have to fulfill at least 450 placement hours.