MSW Foundation Year -Student Learning AgreementWalden University -- Barbara Solomon School of Social WorkUsed with SOCW 6500 and SOCW 6510Agency Name: Cumberland County Department of Public HealthAgency Address: 1235 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28301Student InformationInstructor/SupervisorInformationFaculty Liaison InformationAgency InfoName: De’Vaka NewtonWalden Email:[email protected]Phone: 912-532-7425Name: Destinee McMillianEmail:[email protected]Phone: 910-321-7135Name: Dr. Renanda DearEmail:[email protected]Phone: 404-413-1057Description:Provide Care Management services to Cumberland County residents meeting targeted risk criteria’s by promoting health and stressing prevention through screening, assessments, education, referral, follow-up, community outreach andcollaborations with Primary Care Physicians and Providers to maintain healthcare cost, linkage to Primary Medical Providers with continuity care.Academic TermSummer 2020Course NumberSOCW 6500-4Population Served: CMARC isa program offered at no charge for children birth to 5 years of age who: Have long term medical conditions; and/or are dealing with challenging levels of stress; and/or are referred by the child’s doctor
Proposed Schedule: Monday 8am-4pm/ Tuesday 10am-3pm & Thursday 8am-4pmGive a description of your tasks and responsibilities at the agency: The Social Worker position works within the Nursing Division’s multidisciplinary Care Coordination for Children Program. In conjunction with nurses this position provides case management services to Medicaid and Non-Medicaid recipients aged birth to five years old who are determined to be high risk, with the goal of improving the quality of health, development, socialization and continuity of healthcare. Other social worker related support services to assist individuals and families in such areas as pregnancy support, counseling, parenting, developmental screening, and preventative health follow-up are provided.Importance of the Learning AgreementPurpose of the Learning Agreement: The learning agreement is designed to ensure students are mindful about the learning expectations in their field placement. It was developed to help students and supervisors/instructors plan a well-rounded experience that will help students meet the learning objectives. Learning Objectives:The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) requires students gain competency in nine areas of social work practice. These areas of practice are defined as core competenciesof the profession. Each core competencyrequires particular behaviors students should be able toengage and gain competency in. Students should provide examples of activities in the agency they can participate in to help them meet the learning objectives. Some examples of activities are provided. This is not an exhaustive list, so others can be added. Students must have an opportunity to complete tasks in all nine areas of competency.