2013–2014 Professional Development Series

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Seminars in Field Instruction (SIFI) 2012–2013

Boston College

All Field Supervisors, especially new ones, are encouraged to complete the Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI). The seminar is free of charge and provides 19 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Participants must attend 80% (6) of the sessions in order to meet the CEU requirements.

To register please email Anne Marie Dolan at: swfield@bc.edu; or fax: 617-552-1095. Please call the Field Office with any questions at 617-552-4027.

Tuesdays: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Instructor: Jeannine Kremer, LICSW
Dates: Oct. 8, Oct. 22, Nov. 5, Nov. 19, Dec. 3, Jan 7., Feb 4., Mar. 4

Tuesdays: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Instructor: Sandra Best Bailly, MSW & Joe McLaughlin, MSW, MBA
Dates: Oct. 8, Oct. 22, Nov. 5, Nov. 19, Dec. 3, Jan. 7, Feb. 4, Mar. 4

Wednesdays: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Instructor: Sarah Hood, LICSW
Dates: Oct. 2, Oct. 16, Nov. 6, Nov. 20, Dec. 4, Jan. 8, Feb. 5, Mar. 5

Wednesdays: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Instructor: Kenna Sullivan LICSW
Dates: Oct. 9, Oct. 23, Nov. 6, Nov. 20, Dec. 4, Jan 8, Feb. 5, Mar. 5

Location

Boston College Brighton Campus, 2101 Commonwealth Ave. Room 204, Directions provided at registration. Free parking.

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Boston University

The goal of this seminar is to promote the development of competent Masters-level social work field instructors. Required of all field instructors supervising an MSW intern for the first time, the seminar combines of theoretical and practical content presented by the instructor with an open agenda to which participants bring questions, examples, and suggestions.

Charles River Campus

Section A — Clinical (enrollment limited to 20)

Tuesdays 3:00 PM–5:00 PM
20 CECs (100% attendance required)
Dates: 9/17/13, 10/1/13, 10/22/13, 11/5/13, 11/19/13, 12/3/13, 1/14/14, 2/11/14, 3/11/14, 4/8/14
Location: Conant Lounge, Boston University School of Social Work, 264 Bay State Road, Boston, MA

Section B — Clinical (enrollment limited to 20)

Thursdays 8:30 AM–10:30 AM
20 CECs (100% attendance required)
Dates: 9/19/13, 10/3/13, 10/17/13, 11/7/13, 11/21/13, 12/5/13, 1/16/14, 2/13/14, 3/13/14, 4/10/14
Location: Conant Lounge, Boston University School of Social Work, 264 Bay State Road, Boston, MA

Section C — Macro (enrollment limited to 20)

Tuesdays 9:00 AM–11:00 AM
16 CECs (100% attendance required)
Dates: 9/24/13, 10/8/13, 10/29/13, 11/26/13, 12/17/13, 1/7/14, 2/4/14, 3/4/15
Location: Dean’s Conference Room, Boston University School of Social Work, 264 Bay State Road, Boston, MA

Off Campus

Section D — Chelmsford

Fridays 9:30 AM–12:50 PM
20 CECs (100% attendance required)
Dates: 9/13/13, 9/27/13, 10/11/13, 10/25/13, 11/8/13, 11/22/13
Location: BU North at Chelmsford, 100 Apollo Drive, Chelmsford, MA

Section E — Fall River

Thursdays 9:30 AM–11:30 AM
20 CECs (100% attendance required)
Dates: 9/12/13, 9/26/13, 10/10/13, 10/24/13, 11/7/13, 11/21/13, 12/12/13, 1/16/14, 2/13/14, 3/13/14
Location: Catholic Social Services, 1600 Bay Street, Fall River, MA 02724

Section F — Cape Cod

Fridays 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
20 CECs (100% attendance required)
Dates: 7/26/13, 8/16/13, 9/6/13, 9/20/13, 10/4/13, 10/25/13, 11/15/13
Location: Cape Cod Community College (room TBD)

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Salem State Logo

Training Program/Seminar for new MSW and BSW Field Instructors: These seminars are free of charge and all field instructors, especially new ones are encouraged to attend. Please register in advance with Katrina Cicala (ctr_kcicala@salemstate.edu). CEU’s (15) are granted for those who attend and complete 80% of the series.

Location: Academic Building (Social Work Building) Upper South Campus

Fridays: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Instructor: Susan Goldman MSW, MPH, LICSW
Dates: 9/13, 9/27, 10/18, 11/15, 2/14, 3/14, 3/21*

*Make-up session, if needed due to inclement weather (Listen to any major radio/tv/SSUwebsite or station to see if University is closed).

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Simmons College

The Seminars in Field Instruction (SIFI) are designed for field instructors who for the first time are supervising an M.S.W. intern. Given at Simmons College School of Social Work, 300 The Fenway, Boston, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Palace Road Building, Room P-304E (3rd floor, Social Work suite), they are free of charge, include free readings (available to download from the Simmons College library website), and carry 18 CECs. Participants must attend 80% of the sessions in order to meet the CEC requirement. A certificate is awarded upon completion of the course.

Please note: SIFI is a series. Supervisors must attend at least eight of the ten sessions (80%). You should plan to attend all Tuesday or all Wednesday meetings (you cannot switch back and forth between the two).

Supervisors can register on our website.

Tuesdays: 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Instructor: Ellen Goodman
Dates: 9/10, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, 12/10, 1/14, 2/4, 3/4, 4/8

Wednesdays: 8:30 PM – 10:30 AM

Instructor: Kim Kelly Harriman and Silvana Castaneda
Dates: 9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 12/11, 1/15, 2/5, 3/5, 4/9

Location

Simmons College
300 The Fenway
Palace Road Building, Third Floor
Room P-304E
Boston, MA, 02115