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 Department of Social Work MSW Field Program

Field Placement Site Information

Agency Name: Lutheran Social Services - Truancy Action Project (TAP)
Address: 424 W Superior St., 204 Ordean Bldg., Duluth, MN 55802
Contact Person:

Mary Roe - Program Manager

Dawn Shykes - Field Contact

Phone: 218-391-7452 (Mary); 218-262-1901 Ext 14 (Dawn)
Agency Description: This agency operates a diverse variety of programs addressing human needs including services to children and families.
Description of Field Activities An intern will initially shadow a TAP worker when working with the students and families. This consists of: establishing a relationship with the youth, assessing the situation, and problem-solving to improve attendance by working with the student, family and others that might help get the youth back on track. The intern will be given cases of his/her own when they feel comfortable in working alone. The intern can also be involved with weekly truancy hearings on truancy cases, assist with truancy mediation.
Approval for Field I, II, Either?? This 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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