MSW Field Instructor Training & Resources Website

Recent Announcements

  • Preparing for Fall 2016 Dear field instructors and preceptors,We are excited to announce Froylana Heridia-Miller, MSW LCSW has joined the university as our new APU Field Director.  We also want to congratulate ...
    Posted Aug 3, 2016, 11:23 AM by Catherine Fisher
  • End of Year & Field Instructor Appreciation Dear Field Instructors and Preceptors,As we end the 2015-2016 academic year, we would like to highlight two events. Our Capstone Poster Presentation event, which was held on Tuesday ...
    Posted Aug 3, 2016, 11:36 AM by Catherine Fisher
  • Spring Field Symposium & Workshops This Spring semester the Azusa Pacific MSW Program has 124 graduate students placed in over 70 different social service agencies and county departments. We want to appreciate our wonderful social ...
    Posted Feb 9, 2016, 5:45 PM by Catherine Fisher
  • Fall Kick-off and trainings Dear Field Instructors & Preceptors, Welcome to the start of the 2015-16 academic year!  Field faculty invite you to join us for our Annual Field Instructor Orientation and Training scheduled ...
    Posted Feb 9, 2016, 5:46 PM by Catherine Fisher
  • May 11th Appeciation Brunch and Save-the-Dates Field Instructors and students are invited to join us on Monday, May 11th, 2015 for the Annual APU Field Instructor Appreciation Brunch from 9:00 - 11:00 at the East ...
    Posted Apr 28, 2015, 12:33 PM by Catherine Fisher
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Field Instructor Training Modules
On behalf of the Azusa Pacific Social Work Department, we welcome both APU and non-APU field instructors to our online training site! Thank you for your interest in partnering with us to train graduate social work students. In order to become an approved APU MSW field instructor, social workers must complete the following Field Instructor Training Modules and post-tests.  Modules may be completed at one of our live trainings (Part I, II & III) offered in the Fall, or completed online. Online training modules and post tests can be accessed below. For questions please contact


Module 2   Mission of Field Education 
Module 3    The Beginning Phase of Field


Module 4    Understanding Learning Styles

Module 5    Elements of Effective Supervision

Module 6     Field Instructor as Learner

Module 7a    Integrating Theory and Practice

Module 7b    Integrating Macro Theory and Practice


Module 8   Cultural Considerations  pending

Module 9   Ethical Considerations    pending

Module 10 Student Support: Opportunites/Challenges?


Module 11  Providing Effective Feedback & Evaluation

*Non-MSW Preceptor Training (Module B)