Field Evaluations

The evaluation of student performance for the M.S.W. degree is the culmination of a process that begins with placement of the student in the practicum agency and continues through the ongoing planning, orienting, and teaching that take place in the agency, in the supervisory relationship, in the classroom, and with the field advisor. Please note: These forms are for WRITTEN evaluations. NOT for mid-semester Oral Evaluations (oral evaluations are oral discussions held with the field instructor in preparation for the actual written evaluations – NO FORMS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED FOR ORAL EVALUATIONS). You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these files. If you do not have this program installed on your computer, simply click here to download it.

Field Practicum Evaluation

The School employs a model of field practicum evaluation in which the field instructor rates the student on a 1-5 scale on competency-associated practice behaviors each semester of field practicum. The evaluation also includes descriptions of the student’s field practicum assignments, illustrative examples to support the competency rating, and a summary rating of the student’s practice competency overall and in the student’s advanced concentration area. Because we expect students to progress in their mastery from core (foundational) practice behaviors to advanced methods practice behaviors, we use two different field practicum evaluation forms.

Field Practicum Evaluations:

Click here Guidelines for Evaluation of Student Field Performance

Field Practicum Evaluation Form I is used to assess core-competency-associated practice behaviors in the first year for Two-Year and Accelerated Program students and at the end of the first semester of the One-Year Residency Program and Dual-Degree Program. It also includes assessment of beginning advanced methods practice behaviors

Field Practicum Evaluation Year #1

Use this form if the student is a:

  • Two-Year Program Student in Year #1
  • Accelerated Program Student in Year #1
  • OYR Program Time Frame II Student in First Semester
  • Dual Degree/Bank Street Program Student in First Semester

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Field Practicum Evaluation Form II is used to assess core and advanced methods practice behaviors in the second year of field instruction for Two-Year and Accelerated students, or the second semester for One-Year Residency Program and Dual-Degree Program students. This second evaluation highlights the advanced practice behaviors identified by each of the method concentrations. The student’s performance of core/foundational practice behaviors is also reassessed.

Field Practicum Evaluation Year #2

Use this form if the student is a:

  • Two-Year Program Student in Year #2
  • Accelerated Program Student in Year #2
  • Advanced Standing Program Student
  • OYR Program Time Frame II Student in Second Semester
  • Dual Degree/Bank Street Program Student in Second Semester

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