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Through out my learning, one of the things I have looked forward to is field experience. On the job training is my best form of learning. Theory is good and gives you general knowledge but the application of the knowledge you have acquired is most intimidating. I feel like after field I would be more confident in my abilities to be a social worker because I have succeeded at doing it in the field. I also like that this field experience would count towards licensure when time comes for me to became a licensed social worker. I have set a few goals for field and I would state them according to priority. 1. I struggle with the DSM-IV and I would like to see it being used to diagnose clients. Since social workers are not medical professionals we do not prescribe medication so I want to see the transition from the social worker’s assessment to how the doctors prescribe medication if needed based on the diagnosis the social worker reaches in his or her assessment. 2. I would like to learn about the dynamics of group sessions due to the

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