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Fieldwork provides students with an opportunity to apply their classroom theory to work with actual client populations. A weekly two-hour seminar on campus permits students to share and learn from each others' experiences and to further improve their understanding of the strengths as well as injustices of people served by social workers globally.
Student Determined Placement -
The social work faculty work with students to determine field placements. Student's personal interests and career goals are seriously considered when determining the most appropriate placement.
The faculty also work closely with students and field agencies to ensure that upon graduation every student will have attained practice skills at the entry professional practice level.
Field education occurs during the junior and senior years when students spend 12 hours per week in fieldwork at selected local social service, health, education, criminal justice, and other organizations. During this time, students are also enrolled in additional courses.
The entire metro Milwaukee area is used for field placements. Milwaukee's strong ethnic communities offer rich learning experiences for social work students. Mount Mary students are currently placed at the following sites -