Category Archives: Field Work

Around the Corner

With graduation just around the corner, it is pleasant to look back on the past few years and realize just how much knowledge and skill-building has occurred. Over this time, it has been possible to become proficient in diagnosing, conceptualizing, and formulating cases, … Continue reading

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Supervision

Within field experience (and MSW education in general), some of the most valuable resources I’ve encountered have been my field supervisors. These men and women, primarily LCSWs and clinical psychologists, have been critical to increasing my understanding of the ins and … Continue reading

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Concentration Year

For me, the final year of the MSW program is what it’s all about. By collaborating with my faculty field advisor during the foundation year, I explored and ranked my top concentration year field practicum options. Fortunately, like many other … Continue reading

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Curriculum Comes to Life!

While completing my undergraduate degree, I engaged in an internship after finishing all of the required courses. I assumed that having field placement while simultaneously doing course work would be very different and possibly too much to handle. It was … Continue reading

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My PrimeCare Field Experience

Before I started UNC’s MSW program, I was interested in medical social work. My field placement for my foundation year was with the Nicotine Dependence Program’s inpatient program at UNC Hospitals. That experience introduced me to integrated healthcare. Through this model, people receive behavioral health … Continue reading

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Finding Your Way

Years ago, one of my favorite undergraduate professors advised me to make sure and figure out  exactly what job I want to end up in before enrolling in any sort of graduate program. He said it was just fine to … Continue reading

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Final Year is FINALLY here!!!

I can and can’t believe I am embarking on my final year of graduate school! The past two years have been amazing, awe inspiring, scary, wonderful, eye-opening, and one of the best experiences of my life. If you would have … Continue reading

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