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NASW CODE OF ETHICS

If you have any questions, please contact us at fieldeducation@ssw.umaryland.edu or call us at 410-706-7187.

Field Orientations

If you are new to field at the University of Maryland School of Social Work (Foundation, Advanced Standing*, Transfer Student, Part-Time Student who will be full time entering Field), you are required to attend a Field Orientation prior to the beginning of the fall semester. 

The Student Field Orientation is comprised of two parts. Part 1 is a series of short videos,  and Part 2 is a “live zoom meeting” /Student Field Orientation, which you are required to attend one day during the week of August 17.   Click here to access short videos. 

LIVE ZOOM MEETING/ Mandatory Student Field Orientation
You will need to attend the Student Field Orientation, which will be a live webinar during the week of August 17. See the dates below to find the date you have been assigned to attend the Orientation and the Zoom link.  In line with COVID19 precautions, there will be no in-person orientations held at the SSW. During the live zoom webinar/ Student Field Orientation, you will meet the faculty of the Office of Field Education and hear a brief overview of field. You will  break into small groups with other students and SSW Field Education Faculty where you will receive answers to any of your questions and discuss the Code of Conduct. Students will be expected to participate with video and audio connection.

  • August 17th – All Advanced Standing Students 1:00pm to 4:00 pm
  • August 18th - Foundation students with last names A through K at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • August 20th – Foundation students with last names L through Q at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • August 21st - Foundation students with last names R through Z at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

FOUNDATION STUDENTS:
If your last name starts with A-L, you will be in field Monday/Wednesday

If your last name starts with M-Z, you will be in field Tuesday/Thursday

Title IV-E students will be in field Tuesday/Thursday