Professional Development Plan by F686qwY

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									Name________________________________________ Semester________________________________
Field Instructor_________________________________Agency__________________________________
Date__________________________

                                            Texas A&M – Commerce Social Work Department
                                                   PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN
                                                          (Learning Contract)
Attach your Job Description for Placement. Utilize your Job Description to assist you in developing activities to meet your learning objectives. Be as
specific as possible.


                                                      LEARNING OBJECTIVES/OUTCOMES

As an undergraduate generalist social work student, your learning goals should reflect efforts to
demonstrate skills in all areas of the problem-solving model (interviewing & relationship building;
assessment & planning; intervention; termination & transition; and evaluation). In addition, these areas of
practice should reflect all levels of systems: individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
These learning goals will become the basis for evaluating your accomplishments and performance in the
field practicum.




Adapted from Tarleton State University Social Work Program Field Instructor’s Learning Contract
                                                                                                        Achievements/Challenges
           I. Learning Objectives:                                        Learning Tasks:                   Comments/Notes
Goal 1: To Learn about Social Work as a
Profession
The student must demonstrate an ability to
adopt a professional role by assuming
responsibility to meet agency and class
work standards, by behaving appropriately
towards clients and colleagues and by
adhering to the Social Work Code of Ethics.




Goal 2: To Learn the Organizational
Context of Practice
The student will become familiar with
agency structure, organization, and
operation.

Goal 3: To Learn the Community
Context of Practice
The student will become familiar with
community resources in order to make
effective referrals.




      Adapted from Tarleton State University Social Work Program Field Instructor’s Learning Contract
                                                                                                        Achievements/Challenges
           I. Learning Objectives:                                        Learning Tasks:                   Comments/Notes
Goal 4: To Develop Assessment,
Planning, Intervention, Termination,
and Evaluation Skills
The student should demonstrate the ability
to work with a client system to identify a
problem, to develop an intervention plan
that shows beginning ability to identify
objectives and appropriate interventions
that promote attainment of objectives, and
to evaluate outcome.


Goal 5: To Understand and Appreciate
Diversity
The student will demonstrate awareness
and control of prejudices, biases, and
stereotypes when working with people.


Goal 6: To Develop Knowledge and Use
of Self
The student is expected to develop self-
awareness in terms of knowledge of own
strengths and weaknesses, reactions to
authority, conflict, and stress.
Additionally, the student will demonstrate
the ability to effectively utilize supervision.




      Adapted from Tarleton State University Social Work Program Field Instructor’s Learning Contract
                                                                                                        Achievements/Challenges
           II. Agency Objectives:                                         Learning Tasks:                   Comments/Notes
Goal 1: To Develop an Understanding of
Social Problems (within the agency
context)
Objective Statement:




Goal 2: To Engage in Social Policy and
Social Change (within the agency
context)
Objective Statement:




Goal 3:
Objective Statement:




      Adapted from Tarleton State University Social Work Program Field Instructor’s Learning Contract
                                                                                                        Achievements/Challenges
           II. Agency Objectives:                                         Learning Tasks:                   Comments/Notes
Goal 4:
Objective Statement:




Goal 5:
Objective Statement:




      Adapted from Tarleton State University Social Work Program Field Instructor’s Learning Contract
                                                                                                        Achievements/Challenges
          III. Personal Objectives:                                       Learning Tasks:                   Comments/Notes
Goal 1:
Objective Statement:




Goal 2:
Objective Statement:




Goal 3:
Objective Statement:




      Adapted from Tarleton State University Social Work Program Field Instructor’s Learning Contract
We understand this learning contract will be the basis for evaluating student performance in the Field Placement.


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Student Signature                                                Date


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Field Instructor Signature                                       Date


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Field Liaison Signature                                          Date


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Task Supervisor Signature (if applicable)                        Date




Adapted from Tarleton State University Social Work Program Field Instructor’s Learning Contract

								
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