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 Department of Social Work MSW Field Program

Field Placement Site Information

Agency Name: Ashland County Health and Human Services

630 Sanborn Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806

Contact Person: Terri Perry - Director
Phone: 715-682-7004 ext. 133
Agency Description: The mission of Ashland County Health and Human Services is to support, prevent and protect the health and well-being of all residents in Ashland County by providing and/or arranging needed programs and services. The population served includes the elderly, children and families, people with disabilities, public health, people with public assistance needs, people suffering from alcohol and other addictions.
Description of Field Activities

The student will be able to provide investigation services related to child physical, emotional, sexual abuse, and neglect referral; determine services needed by individuals and families through interviews, home visits, collateral contacts; conduct court-ordered custody studies and step-parent adoption studies; attend court hearings and provide written reports and testimony; CHIPS court services; provide safety assessments; coordinate services with other agencies/disciplines/community members such as law enforcement, schools, attorney, Indian Child Welfare, mental health, alcohol, and other drugs; provide evening and weekend on-call services including assessment; crisis intervention; custody decision and referrals; arrange evaluation services to assist with family assessment decisions; participate in section and departmental meetings, work-related committees and trainings; and provide information presentation to other staff, professionals, and community groups related to department programs and policies.

Approval for Field I, II, Either?? This site has been approved for Field I or Field II.

If you would like additional information regarding this field placement agency, contact the Field Coordinator.


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