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MPH Field Instructor Resources


2014 MPH Outstanding Practicum Student Award
During the Brown School Commencement Ceremony in May 2014, the Outstanding MPH practicum Student Award will be presented to one student in the MPH program who has demonstrated professional comportment in practicum, based on qualities and characteristics that best exemplify an outstanding graduate-level public health student.  Click here to nominate a student.

Below are a variety of resources available to our current field instructors, including


Brown School Field Instructor Manual




Important Dates for Field Instructors


NEXUS: The Practicum Newsletter


NEXUS provides news, supervisory topics and resources to our valued instructors in the field.

What can ensure a mutually productive and successful practicum for the student, field instructor and the agency?
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The more supervisors are able and willing to understand how policy affects their practice, the more students are able to do the same.  
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Spring '15
Diversity and social justice in social work: empowering students to develop cultural competency
Fair Labor Standards Act and Practica | Appreciation Day Workshop | Buder Center Celebrates 24 Years
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Spring '14
Mandated Reporting: Is Everyone Clear?

Skills-Based Learning | Appreciation Day Workshops | Social Media Ethics | Public Health Specializations 
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Spring '13

Development Stages of Practicum | Appreciation Day Workshops | New Site Visit Model | School Social Work Verification
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Spring '12
Ensuring student success: Tips for preventing failure in the field

New Associate Dean for Social Work | Appreciation Day Workshops | CEPH Accreditation Update | Outstanding Practicum Student Awards
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Spring '11
Field Education called "Signature Pedagogy" by CSWE
New ELA Highlights | Supervising Millennials | Appreciation Day Workshops
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Fall '09/Spring '10
What's Going On with the Brown School and EBP? (Part 2 of 2)
Field Education in the Global Arena | Licensure Updates for State of Missouri| Introducing the Competency-based ELA
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Fall '08/Spring '09 
What's Going On with the Brown School and EBP? (part 1 of 2)
Public Health Focus Expands Brown School | Mentoring: Task Supervision | New Field Site Coordinator joins the Office of Field Education
Read issue


If you are interested in becoming a field instructor or have questions about these resources please contact:

Cynthia D. Williams, MSW, LCSW, ACSW
Director of Field Education
Brown Hall, Room 312
(314) 935-8348 

Gabriel Carrillo, MSW
MSW Field Site Coordinator
Brown Hall, Room 305D
(314) 935-3456 

Rachel Sonia John, MPH, LMSW
Practicum Coordinator
Brown Hall, Room 305C
(314) 935-6303

Stacey Spruiel, BA
Database & Administrative Coordinator
Brown Hall, Room 305E
(314) 935-6602

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