Week 3: Safety Planning

Week 3: Safety Planning

Important Note: Please use the media player below to hear an audio course introduction that will give you more background information about the course topic. Also provided is a transcript for you to download and print out.
Laureate Education. (Producer). (2013). Safety planning [Audio file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 1 minute.

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Learning Objectives
Students will:
Create personal safety plan for field education experience
Compare personal safety plan and agency safety plan during field education experience
Learning Resources
Note: To access this week’s required library resources, please click on the link to the Course Readings List, found in the Course Materials section of your Syllabus.
Required Readings
Garthwait, C. L. (2017). The social work practicum: A guide and workbook for students (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
Chapter 4, “Personal Safety” (pp. 41-50)
National Association of Social Workers, Massachusetts Chapter. (2014). Creating a climate of safety. Retrieved from https://www.naswma.org/page/_Test_SafetyLanding/chapter.naswma@socialworkers.org
Regehr, C., & Glancy, G. D. (2011). When social workers are stalked: Risks, strategies, and legal protections. Clinical Social Work Journal, 39(3), 232–242.
Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases.
Required Media
Laureate Education. (Producer). (2013). Safety planning [Audio file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

Note: This audio introduction is located in the “Introduction and Objectives” section. The approximate length of this media piece is 1 minute.

Optional Resources
Click the following link to access the MSW home page, which provides resources for your social work program.

MSW home page
Assignment 1: Week 3 Blog
Refer to the topics covered in this week’s resources and incorporate them into your blog.

By Day 3
Post a blog post that includes:

A description of your personal safety plan for your field education experience
An explanation of how your personal safety plan might differ from your agency safety plan during your field education experience
By Day 4
Respond to the blog post of three colleagues in one or more of the following ways:

Make a suggestion to your colleague’s post.
Expand on your colleague’s posting.
You will be assigned to author regular blog entries as well as make comments on your colleagues’ blog postings.

Be sure to support your blog posts with specific references to this week’s resources and provide full APA citations for your references. For more information about posting your blog assignment, click on the Field Education Blogs link on the course navigation menu.

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