Field Instructors / Agency Mentors - SCWK 4302 Practicum #2 (Winter)

How To Become a Field Instructor
To provide field instruction to a BSW student, social workers must have completed a BSW or an MSW with 2 years post-BSW/MSW social work employment experience.

Field Instructor Course for Social Workers
This course is offered by the Canadian Association of Social Work Education (CASWE) and is designed specifically for social workers who are or wish to become field instructors. It is intended to provide participants with a firm foundation upon which to build and expand their unique instructional styles. In recognition of the demands on time and the many work and life commitments, the course has been made as concise and engaging as possible. Please contact for details.


BSW Field Orientation for Field Instructors & Agency Mentors – Practicum #2 (SCWK 4302) 

BSW Checklist for Field Instructors & Agency Mentors 

BSW Field Education Manual 

Field Education Resource Manual (contact to request)

Significant Dates Winter 2024

Guide to Completing the Learning Contract SCWK 4302

Reflective and Reflexive Practice

Peer Consultation Guidelines (SCWK 4302 only)

CASWE-ACFTS Standards for Accreditation - Guiding Principles

CASWE-ACFTS Standards for Accreditation - Core Learning Objectives

CASWE-ACFTS Standards for Accreditation - Field Education


IPT (Intern Placement Tracking) Resources

BSW IPT Manual

IPT Login Page

Tutorial Video: Getting Started with IPT 

Tutorial Video: Completing Forms in IPT 


Forms and Templates

Confirmation of Agreement form - BSW Winter 2024

Confirmation of Agreement form (CSSD Only) - BSW Winter 2024

Field Instructor / Agency Mentor Information Form

BSW Student Self-Assessment Template

BSW Weekly Critical Reflection Template

Midterm Reflection

Peer Consultation Minutes template

Consent for Recording


Forms and Resources (For Reference Only - Complete in IPT)

SCWK 4302 Learning Contract

Field Instructor Evaluation of BSW/MSW Field Practicum (access here if not in IPT forms)