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11 Northwestern social work students enter the field

 

January 31, 2021

From left, top: Cyntyia Lloyd, Heather Wilkinson, Isis Lair, Jamie Metcalf, Jessica Wildman; (bottom) Mazzy Priest, Rebecca Wasson, Sara Houchin, Scott Messenger, Sydnee Miller, Wynter Wilson.

Bachelor-level social work students at Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently began their field practicums at agencies throughout Oklahoma. These 11 seniors entered practicum agencies to complete 420 contact hours, demonstrate 31 behaviors and master the program's nine core competencies as outlined by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

"Increasing student competency of practice skills is always in the forefront of the social work curriculum," Jennifer Pribble, assistant professor of social work and director of social work field education, said. "The field component serve...



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