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In Field Practice 1, students will have the opportunity to take part in the day-to-day operations of a social services agency.

They will work under the direct supervision of a professional staff person, have the opportunity to observe social services procedures and practices and take part in serving clients, with direction from agency staff. Students will also be expected to maintain a record of their placement activities through the submission of a field contract, time sheets and biweekly logs.


To register for this course, you must be accepted as a part-time Social Services Worker (SSW) student by completing an application package and meeting basic requirements. Full-time SSW students must have the permission of the part-time SSW co-ordinator in order to take this course.

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