BSSW Field Practice places students in real-world environments to provide them with an opportunity to apply their social work knowledge, values, and practice skills through hands-on experience. BSSW students are placed in a wide-variety of settings including hospitals, mental health centers, non-profits, homeless shelters, courts, and schools - all under the direct supervision of experienced social workers.
To learn more about field education visit the field education section of the website, that includes:
BSSW students have opportunities to complete coursework and a field place-ment outside of the United States by participating in our International Initiatives Program, promoting exchange studies across the world from Scotland to South Africa and from Australia to Ghana.
To learn more about global study opportunities, visit the global initiatives section of the website, that includes:
All social work students are eligible for membership in the Bachelor's Social Work Organization (BSWO). At weekly BSWO meetings, students discuss academic issues, organize professional development activities and community projects, identify fund raising opportunities, and plan social events. BSWO members also participate in University-wide committees and BSSW Program committees.
To learn more about BSWO, visit:
The TN Department of Children's Services Title IV-E Tuition Assistance Program provides financial support for selected students who commit to working with the TN Department of Children Services for 2 years following graduation. The School Social Work Licensure Program is available to currently enrolled BSSW students to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to practice in school settings throughout the state.
For more information about these programs, visit:
Program Director: Robert Miondrup, PsyD, MSSW, email@example.com
Administrative Specialist II: Mrs. Gina Middleton, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, email: email@example.com
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Council on Social Work Education.
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