The University of St. Thomas

School of Social Work

Past Events

Annual Field Instructor Appreciation Event

Annual Field Instructor Appreciation Event

The Annual Field Instructor Workshop and Appreciation Luncheon is an opportunity both for professional development and to recognize your tremendous contributions to student learning during the year.


Friday, May 2, 2014 - Friday, May 2, 2014

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM


St. Catherine University - Coeur de Catherine Ballroom

Details coming soon.


Recent workshops have included:

May 2013:  Social Work Practice with Service Members, Returning Veterans & Their Families - David Holewinski, MSW, LICSW, CBIS & Franki Rezek, MSW, LICSW, LADC.

May 2012:  Social work practice with immigrants and refugees:  Cross-cultural expressions of hope and resilience - Sue Johnston, MSW, LICSW

May 2011The Many Applications of Reflective Practice:  Mindfulness and Embodied Awareness - Cara Carlson, Kathy Caron, Stacy Husebo, and Carey Winkler

May 2010: Applying Social Work Skills to Supervision:  Micro, Mezzo and Macro Perspectives – George Baboila, Angie Barretta-Herman, and Jane Hurley-Johncox

May 2009: The Ethical Dimensions of Supervision - Tamara Kaiser

May 2008: Fostering Empathy Using the Helping Relationship - Chad Breckenridge


The luncheon celebration immediately follows the workshop.  In May, 2013, over 226 students, faculty, staff and field instructors attended the luncheon.  It is a great opportunity to relax and celebrate with your student, colleagues, and program partners.