My Life as a Practicum Director

Calloway-Graham, M. Diane
April 2012
Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping;Spring2012, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p8
Academic Journal
This is an account of my personal experience as a practicum director over the past 21 years. The intent is to provide a practical context for theoretical ideas about the signature pedagogy of the field practicum. Through a narrative lens, I pay particular attention to the intricate process of maintaining a practicum program that meets the needs of the community and students, while adhering to the standards of social work programs.


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