Field educators Cindy Hunter, Julia Moen and Miriam Raskin are coeditors of Social Work Field Directors: Foundations for Excellence, published by Lyceum Books.

Synopsis from Lyceum Books:

Professors Hunter, Moen, and Raskin, along with their contributing authors, present essential skills and knowledge supported by empirical research to shape field policies and curricula. The wealth of information covered makes it clear the effect field directors have on the practice community. This book sets standards for program quality and student competence and brings community practice perspectives back to social work programs. Social Work Field Directors: Foundations for Excellence provides an orientation to the subject and serves as a desk reference for new and experienced field directors charged with developing, executing, maintaining, and evaluating field education programs. This indispensable resource illustrates how to build an effective and efficient program and provide leadership that promotes sustainable changes to improve the quality of existing field programs.

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