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Learning Resources

Required Readings

Birkenmaier, J., & Berg-Weger, M. (2018). The practicum companion for social work: Integrating class and fieldwork (4th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson.
Chapter 3, “Safety in Social Work Settings” (pp. 63-77)

National Association of Social Workers, Massachusetts Chapter. (n.d.). Creating a climate of safety. Retrieved from https://www.naswma.org/page/_Test_SafetyLanding?&hhsearchterms=%22creating+and+climate+and+safety%22

Regehr, C., & Glancy, G. D. (2011). When social workers are stalked: Risks, strategies, and legal protections. Clinical Social Work Journal, 39(3), 232–242.

Required Media

Laureate Education. (Producer). (2013i). Safety planning [Audio file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

Note:  This audio introduction is located in the “Introduction and Objectives” section. The approximate length of this media piece is 1 minute.

Assignment 1: Week 3 Blog

Refer to the topics covered in this week’s resources and incorporate them into your blog.

By Day 3

Post a blog post that includes:

  • A description of your personal safety plan for your field education experience
  • An explanation of how your personal safety plan might differ from your agency safety plan during your field education experience