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Department of Social Work MSW Field

Field Placement Site Information

Agency Name: American Indian Research and Policy Institute
Address: 749 Simpson St. N., St. Paul, MN 55104
  John Poupart - President
Phone: 651-644-1728
Agency Description: This agency provides information and research about American Indians and their unique cultural, political and legal status. It serves regional American Indian communities, social service and government agencies, including educational institutions, that work with American Indian clientele. They offer education and training about American Indian issues. Substance for this training is based on findings from their method of research called "reality-based research." This means that information used will come from an Indian perspective.
Description of Field Activities Students will have the opportunity to observe and participate in a community-based non-profit organization. They will be expected to actively participate in staff meetings and planning sessions. A major portion of student's activities will be performing research using the internet to provide information that keeps AMerican Indian organizations viable. They will be required to visit and observe other organizations at the state and local level of government.
Approval for Field I, II, Either?? This site has been approved for either Field I or Field II.

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


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