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 Department of Social Work MSW Field Program

Field Placement Site Information

Agency Name: Fond du Lac Human Services Division
Address: 927 Trettel Lane, Cloquet, MN 55720
Contact Person: Julia (Bunny) Jaakola - Behavioral Health Coordinator
Phone: 218-878-2134
Agency Description: The mission of the Fond du Lac Human Services Division is to elevate the health and social well-being of Indian people living in the service area through the provision of services, research, education and employment opportunities.
Description of Field Activities

Experiences available include ICWA case management through traditional court ordered child protection, as well as through voluntary programs that include Families First (only in Duluth) and the Parent Support Outreach Program; on and off-reservation foster care licensing and other foster care social work duties including facilitating trainings for foster parents and work in the SELF program; participation in the Child Abuse and Prevention planning committee; children’s mental health work in coordination with the social service department; opportunities for hands-on learning about policies that effect the American Indian population, including ICWA, PL-280, ASFA, and the Tribal-State Agreement. Students will also be expected to attend weekly social work team meetings and some collaborative meetings with Carlton and St. Louis counties, as well as some other meetings that occur throughout their placement.

Approval for Field I, II, Either?? This agency has been approved for Field I and Field II
Agency Web Site

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


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