Field Instructor Toolbox – Asbury University
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Field Instructor Toolbox

Welcome to the Field Instructor Toolbox! Thanks again for your willingness to provide a practicum opportunity for an Asbury University social work student!  Please scroll through the content below for a variety of information useful to your role supervising a student in field placement.

Disclaimer – Occasionally links stop working without our knowledge. If you experience difficulty with any of the links, please contact Dr. Bonnie Descoteaux.

Helpful Links

How-To Videos on using IPT

Intern Placement Tracking (IPT) System Login link

Field Education Manual

Learning Contract and Evaluation

Syllabi for Spring 2024 – SW 340, SWA 340, SW 440, SWA 440


Please read below the information about the online training now available to field instructors. Some trainings include the option to receive CEU credit. We are currently developing additional training videos to post here for field instructors. Feel free to contact Sarah Bellew, Field Director if you have ideas/suggestions that would be helpful for field instructors.

Field Instructor Orientation

This is a one hour training including a short video and 3 articles. The information in the video is the basics of serving as a field instructor for Asbury University. This training is designed for new field instructors or as a refresher for experienced field instructors. You have the opportunity to receive 1 CEU hour for this training.

Please note change in required hours: Practicum I requires 175 hours and Practicum II requires 280 hours.

Watch the video and read the three articles: 

  1. Video: Social Work Field Instruction Orientation Program

For CEU Credit, email  – Contact Susan Thimons with the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Name of the training:  Field Instructor Orientation
  • Number of CEUs for this training: 1
  • Email address
  • Social work license number, state, and expiration date
  • Date training completed

Susan will send you an evaluation form to complete and return for CEU credit. Please contact Sarah Bellew if you have any questions about this online orientation.

Important people 

Susan Thimons is our Department of Social Work Staff Assistant.

She is very helpful with logistics such as documentation expectations and utilizing our online data management system for time cards and evaluations.


Sarah Bellew, Director of Field Education is available to you at any time.