Field Work Consultant: Health and Aging
Year (9 month), 100% time.
OVERVIEW: The Field Work Consultant will serve as liaison to Older Adult Service Agencies
Program at UCLA. The consultant will be expected to
in outreach to students to
stimulate interest in
Health and Aging Specializations and serve
Social Work Education Consortium (GSWEC).
Participates in the recruitment,
screening, development, and evaluation of prospective
agency field practicum sites, field instructors,
conducting introductory practicum site visits, processing practicum applications, contracts, field
instructor profiles, etc.
Works and collaborates
with the Director of Field Education and
other Field Education
and implement educational experiences and activities for the field education
Facilitates and functions as field faculty in assigned field practicum seminar.
school policies and requirements; monitors and evaluates
evaluates field instructors
and agency’s performance; mediates problems
agencies and field instructors, including implementation of
student field education
experiences as required.
Assists in the
development of student orientations, field coursework,
and field instructor
Contributes to relevant written
as needed, e.g.
field manual, learning
school policies that impact the field education
curriculum and support the
and risk management issues for students
and agencies. Provide
and feedback for agencies,
Participates in county-wide planning committees and coordination efforts related to
MSW field education, as
Incumbent must possess
Degree in Social Work
Demonstrated success in
agency based social work practice with older adults
Supervisory experience of both
staff and students
Incumbent must have
excellent communication skills – written and oral
Ability to work effectively with
Minimum five years experience
Teaching/training experience/field instruction of social work students
experience and qualifications.
Open until filled; application review to
June 1, 2012. APPLICATIONS: Send CV and the
names of three references addressed to:
Professor and Director of Field Education
University of California, Los
Meyer and Renee Luskin
School of Public Affairs
Department of Social Welfare
3250 Public Affairs
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1656
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