Selection of Field Education Management Software in Social Work

Academic Article


  • As the signature pedagogy of social work education, field education is a critical and complicated aspect of program development. Effectively managing this complex process is a priority and requires a significant amount of administrative activity to maintain compliance and manage experiences for all stakeholders. While countless field placement software platforms are available to streamline processes and improve efficiencies, little guidance is available to support programs to strategically evaluate, select, and implement a software platform. In this article, the authors provide a model for vetting field placement software using a case study. The article concludes with implications for other universities considering adopting software to manage placements within their social work field education departments.
  • Keywords

  • Social Work, Field Edcuation, Placement Software, Technology
  • Author List

  • Samuels K; Hitchcock L; Sage M
  • Volume

  • 10.1