MSSW Practicum

Practicum Education

The faculty of the Kent School believes that in many respects practicum education is the centerpiece of graduate social work education. It is here that the broad understandings, the specialized skills, the analytical judgments and the life experiences the student brings to their educational experience come together to produce an informed professional in a "practice" profession. The purposes of practicum education are to provide students with on-going opportunities to: 1. Learn and apply theoretical knowledge and practice through the use of social work methods and skills 2. Aid integration of learning in class and in practice 3. Develop appropriate professional uses of self 4. Further identification with the profession of social work


Obtaining a Practicum