Becoming an Approved Field Instruction Agency


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

  • Read the Field Education FAQ, 13x13 Responsibilities of Agencies and Field Instructors, and Field Instructor Cheat Sheet below.
  • After reading the information sheets, if your agency qualifies as a field placement site, please complete the Agency Application and have any staff the will provide field instruction complete the Field Instructor Application.
  • Upon receipt of these forms, we will notify our Procurement and Contracts Office, who will contact your agency to begin setting up a Social Work Field Placement Agreement in order to establish your agency as an approved facility/program for Social Work Field Instruction.
  • Any staff that completed the field instructor will need to attend a training on field instruction. Our training dates and sign ups can be found here: Field Instructor Training.

If you have any questions, please email the Field Education Administrative Coordinator, Ryan Jones, at:

Provides general information and requirements for the agency and field instructor.

FAQ Sheet

To ensure the Sacramento State Social Work student receives a quality experience that meets with accreditation standards, all agencies and field instructors must agree to comply with these requirements.

13x13 PDF

Thourough resource of information for filed instructors to reference.

Field Instructor Cheat Sheet

If you are interested in providing field placements for our social work students, please fill out the aaplication at the link below:

Agency Application

If you are interested in providing field instruction for your agency, please fill out the application at the link below:

Field Instructor Application