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Information for Agencies/Supervisors:

Twin Ports Social Work Field Consortium Presents:

Social Media, New Technology & Ethics: Balancing the Opportunities and Risks


When: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where: UW-Superior, Yellow Jacket Union, Room 204

Additional Information: RSVP by Friday, April 11th to Lynn Amerman Goerdt at or 715-394-8158. Parking passes will be sent when registered


  1. What are social media and new technologies?
    • Provided by UWS Social Work Faculty
  2. How are area social workers using social media?
    • Provided by UWS Social Work Student Researchers
  3. How are agencies using a range of social media and new technology while balancing opportunities, risks, and ethics?
    • Panel of representatives from agencies using a variety of social media and new technologies
  4. How can we work together to capitalize on these trends?
    • Group Discussion

Free CEUs


Network with other field supervisors and alumni

Win excellent prizes


  • Effective Fall Semester, 2006 all field supervisors are required to have completed training provided by the Department of Social Work prior to accepting an MSW field student for placement. Information about training opportunities may be found here.
  • If you are interested in having your agency approved as a field placement site for UMD MSW students, contact the Field Coordinator, Kathy Heltzer, MSSW, LICSW. To download an agency application form, visit our "Field Program Forms" page.




  • MSW Field Supervisors may be eligible to receive a non-paid faculty appointment in the Department of Social Work during the period of time they are supervising an MSW student in a field placement. If you are interested in this, contact Kathy Heltzer, MSSW, LICSW.

  • Check out the Portland Research and Training Center's Summer 2007 Issue: "Effective Interventions for Underserved Populations"

  • We have revised our curriculum. Check here to see an updated sample of field activities that we will expect our students to participate in at their field placements.


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