Agencies & Field Instructors

If your agency is interested in providing field placements for our social work students, please do the following:

  • Read the Fact Sheet for Agencies Interested In Providing Field Placements for Sacramento State Social Work Students (see Forms below).
  • After reading the fact sheet, if your agency qualifies as a field placement site, please complete the Agency Application and Field Instructor Information Form (see Forms below) and mail to the field office.  You may also submit electronically as an attachment to
  • Upon receipt of these forms, we will notify our Procurement and Contracts Office to send a Social Work Field Placement Agreement directly to your agency in order to establish your agency as an approved facility/program for Social Work Field Instruction.

If you have any questions, please email the Field Education Administrative Assistant, Donna Leiva, at:

Field Instructor Trainings

 Advanced registration is required. Field instructors are required to attend a 6 hour "Introduction to Field Instruction" training and a 3 hour "Advanced Field Instruction" every three years thereafter. Please email the field office at if you wish to register for one of the trainings listed below. In the email, please include the following information:

  • Your name & title (indicate MSW or LCSW) (MFTI or other for Task Supervisor)
  • The name of the agency in which you will be providing field instruction
  • The physical address where you will be providing field instruction
  • Your phone number
  • The date of the training you would like to attend

A certificate of completion for CEU will be emailed to each attendee. 6 CEUs are offered for the Intro training and 3 CEUs for the Refresher training. Participation in the entire day is required for CEUs. Field instructors must have a current social work student assigned to their agency in order to attend.


Introduction to Field Instructor Training

Thursday, January 22, 2015
8:30 am - 4:00 pm 
University Union, 2nd  Floor, Orchard Suite
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
8:30am - 4:00pm
The Well, Terrace Suites
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
8:30am - 4:00pm
The Well, Terrace Suites
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
8:30 am - 4:00 pm 
The Well - Terrace Suites
Thursday, June 18, 2015
8:30 am - 4:00 pm 
The Well - Terrace Suite
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
8:30am - 4:00pm
The Well, Terrace Suite
October TBD 2015
8:30 am - 4:00 pm 

Advanced Field Instruction

 TBD, October  TBD, 2015
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Field Placement Forms for Field Instructors

Field Education FAQ Sheet
Agency Application Word PDF
Field Instructor Application Form Word PDF
Mid-Semester Field Placement Progress Report Word PDF