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 Department of Social Work MSW Field Program

Field Placement Site Information

Agency Name: UMD - Women's Resource and Action Center
Address: 266 Kirby Student Center, 1120 Kirby Drive, Duluth, MN 55812-3085
Contact Person: Susana Pelayo-Woodward - Director
Phone: 218-726-8444
Agency Description:

The Women’s Resource and Action Center (WRAC) seeks to provide all women and men support and encouragement on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus.  The center works to empower women, both individually and collectively, through the provisions of a wide variety of services and resources. WRAC serves UMD undergraduate and graduate students and staff.

Agency Web Site:

Description of Field Activities

Students have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of tasks. They would be asked to act as a resource person for student and staff coming into the center, as well as a crisis counselor when needed.  The duties assigned to the MSW student include, but are not limited to, planning, coordinating, and publicizing the public events and programs about domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking; maintaining open communication with the WRAC Campus Violence Prevention Task Force; publicizing Sexual Assault prevention programs through distribution of a brochure and/or other marketing tools; serving as a resource to UMD students by supporting and/or referring them as appropriate; actively providing opportunities to students to serve as volunteers; and collaborating with other University organizations that promote the rights of women and be accessible in the event that WRAC representation is requested.

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

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


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