readings for students will vary depending on the field placement
setting, the recommendations made by field instructors or
the field liaison, and individualized student learning goals.
The major topics of the course are indicated by the course
objectives (see Course Overview), and students should endeavor
to find readings that advance their learning in each topic
area. Students may also find it helpful to refer to the PP&A
2nd Year MSW Student Practicum Evaluation Form (Note:
this link requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) for direction
on possible reading topics.
Students are strongly encouraged to read a wide variety of
sources and to develop a reading list that includes but is
not limited to:
Literature: include both theoretical and empricial
reading selections (e.g., academic journals, credible web
site publications, professional newsletters, professional
Materials:. agency or program information (e.g.,
annual reports, policy manuals, training manuals, completed
grant proposals); and,
or program standards (e.g., accreditation standards, NASW
professional ethics, ethical standards of other relevant
disciplines, grant applications or guidelines).