Annual Field Instructor Training

“Passing the Torch: Preparing Students to be Generalists Practitioners”

Friday, Jan. 6, 2023 | 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM CST | Hosted via Zoom

Link provided upon registration

Presentations will be given by:
Ora Jackson, LCSW, Bolivar County Community Action Agency
Margaret Tullos, Professor Emeritus, DSU BSW Program
Anita Trigg, BSW Director of Field Education, Belhaven University

The event is open to past and present field instructors and any social worker who may be interested in learning more about social work field education.

For questions, contact Dr. Loretta Jackson at (662) 846-4407 or via email at

3 Available CE units (2.5 General, 0.5 Ethics)

Pre-Registration Fee: $50
Late Registration Fee: $60
*Pre-registration fee valid through 1/1/23

To register, please complete the Registration form below and remit payment by phone to (662) 846-4871. Note that offices will be closed for holiday break December 22, 2022 – January 2, 2023. Payment calls can be received starting January 3, 2023 from 8AM to 5PM.


8:30 – 8:40 AM:
Virtual Welcome – Dr. Jana Donahoe, Social Work Department Chair

8:40 – 9:00 AM:
Overview of DSU Field Updates – Dr. Loretta Jackson, Director of Field Education

9 – 10:00 AM:
Presentation: “It’s Time for the Field Olympics! Get ready through Conditioning!”
Presenters: Ora Jackson, LCSW
CE Credit: 1 General

10:00 – 10:06 AM:
Virtual Refreshment Break

10:06 – 11:06 AM:
Presentation: “Field Education: Hurdles, Thrills and Unique Skills to Complete and Compete”
Presenters: Margaret Tullos
CE Credit: 0.5 Diversity and 0.5 Ethics

11:06 – 11:12 AM:
Virtual Refreshment Break

11:12 AM – 12:12 PM:
Presentation: “Passing the Torch”
Presenters: Anita Trigg
CE Credit: 1 General

12:12 PM – 12:30 PM:
Evaluations and Presentation of Certificates