2013–2014 Professional Development Series
Seminars in Field Instruction (SIFI) 2012–2013
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; 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
Tuesdays: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Instructor: Sandra Best Bailly, MSW & Joe McLaughlin, MSW, MBA
Wednesdays: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Instructor: Sarah Hood, LICSW
Wednesdays: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Instructor: Kenna Sullivan LICSW
Boston College Brighton Campus, 2101 Commonwealth Ave. Room 204, Directions provided at registration. Free parking.
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
Section B — Clinical (enrollment limited to 20)
Thursdays 8:30 AM–10:30 AM
Section C — Macro (enrollment limited to 20)
Tuesdays 9:00 AM–11:00 AM
Section D — Chelmsford
Fridays 9:30 AM–12:50 PM
Section E — Fall River
Thursdays 9:30 AM–11:30 AM
Section F — Cape Cod
Fridays 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
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 (email@example.com). 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
*Make-up session, if needed due to inclement weather (Listen to any major radio/tv/SSUwebsite or station to see if University is closed).
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
Wednesdays: 8:30 PM – 10:30 AM
Instructor: Kim Kelly Harriman and Silvana Castaneda