Field Education Acknowledgement

  • I affirm that I have read the UK College of Social Work (UK CoSW) BASW or MSW Student Handbook and Field Manual, and understand the nature of a social work practicum involving regular engagement in on-site, in-person practicum activities.

    I acknowledge and understand there is a COVID-19 pandemic in the USA, and that there are certain risks inherent in my participation in this practicum including, risks for exposure to COVID-19.

    I affirm that I have read the UK CoSW Guidelines for Practicum Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and agree to abide by those guidelines.

    I acknowledge that all risks cannot be prevented, and agree to assume those risks. I agree that it is my responsibility to understand and follow the agency practicum site's policies, procedures and protocol designed to identify and control risks, including safety and security procedures and COVID-19 specific policies, procedures and protocol, and to obtain any immunizations which the practicum site requires. I represent that I am otherwise capable, with or without accommodation, to participate in this practicum.

    I certify that I have read, understand and will adhere to safe practices as outlined in the CDC Coronavirus guidelines, and my practicum site’s guidelines.

    I acknowledge that participation in on-site practicum activities is voluntary, no one is requiring me to participate on-site, and I elect to participate in full knowledge of the inherent risks. I am aware there are practicum options for virtual/remote work.

    I have fully informed myself of the contents of this affirmation by reading it before I signed it. I am of lawful age and legally competent to sign this affirmation and acknowledgement of risk. I assume my own responsibility of physical fitness and capability to perform the activities in my practicum placement. I understand that if I have any question as to whether a physical or medical condition would prevent my full participation in an on-site practicum placement, I will contact the course instructor and the Director of Field Education to discuss possible alternatives.

    I have read and understand the information above.
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