Welcome to our new Field Faculty, Jessica Rathbun and Paul Brazzel!

Please welcome Jessica Rathbun, one of the new members of the Field Faculty team. Ms. Rathbun attended Point Loma Nazarene in 2000 with her B.A. in Therapeutic and Community Psychology and later graduated from San Diego State University in 2011 with her Masters in Social Work. She currently works as a Senior Program Manager at […]

See photos from our Annual Field Instructors’ Meeting!

On August 25, 2017, the School of Social Work held its Annual Field Instructors’ meeting in Montezuma Hall at San Diego State University. See the photos!      

Welcome to our new Field Director!

We are sad to say goodbye to Candy Elson but excited to welcome Amanda Lee, LCSW, as our new Field Director. Amanda’s areas of practice/interest include older adults,mental health, LGBTQ, and Asian Pacific Islanders. She has been a field instructor and is also a licensed social worker in New Zealand. Amanda’s most recent position was a […]

See Photos from our Field Instructors Appreciation Event at Mission Trails!

On Friday, May 5, 2017, we held our Field Instructors Appreciation Event at Mission Trails.   See the photos!          

February 14, 2017 – Field Planning Meeting for 3 and 4 Year MSW Students

Attention: Part-time MSW Students entering first year of field internship SW 650 in fall 2017 – There will be a field planning meeting on February 14, 2017, 11 am, in GMCS 309.   This is a MANDATORY meeting if you plan on entering First Year Field Practicum in fall 2017, and will cover the placement planning […]

February 22, 2017 – Field Instructor Training Seminar IV

The field instructor training course consists of three live seminars held during the fall semester and one live seminar in the spring semester of each academic year. It includes an on-line course for field instructors and task supervisors providing field instruction to SDSU School of Social Work student interns.  The purpose of the course is […]

See Photos From The January 27th Agency Fair!

Today Jan 27th over 150 social service agencies and programs gathered in Montezuma Hall for the School of Social Work’s annual internship agency fair. The event was co-hosted with USC and CSU San Marcos schools of social work. Over 350 graduate and undergraduate students participated and were able to explore internship options for the final […]

Mandatory 2nd/Adv. Year Field Planning Meeting Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at 8:15 AM

Dear Current SW 650 Students and 4 year Students, This is a final reminder about the mandatory placement planning meeting, this Friday Jan. 20th, 2017, 8:15 to 9:45 am in the theater, in the Student Union Building on campus  – download flyer (pdf).  Please note prompt start and end time, as the undergrad meeting is right after […]

See Photos from the Annual Field Instructor Meeting!

On August 19th over 175 SDSU and CSU San Marcos field instructors gathered to kick off the academic year and participate in our Annual Field Instructors Orientation  and Symposium. There were challenging and inspiring presentations on the topic of “Understanding Historical Racism and building self awareness in social work education.” SDSU faculty Charles Toombes and […]

February 18, 2016 – Three and Four Year MSW Students Mandatory Field Planning Meeting

Three and Four year MSW students who will be entering their first year field practicum, SW 650 in Fall 2016 should attend this Thursday’s Feb 18th mandatory 2016 Field Planning Meeting. 3:00 pm to 3:50 pm, Hepner Hall 210    See the Powerpoint Presentation (pptx). Download and complete (typed copies only will be accepted) the IPT (Internship Placement […]