Working with Interns & Schools of Social Work

Kennedy Trendelman, BSW Former Police Social Work Intern | Social Work Student
Lieutenant Matthew Solak Willimantic Police Department (Connecticut)
Marshelia D. Harris, DSW, LCSW, CYC-P BSW Program Director & Assistant Professor at Indiana University Northwest
Tara McLendon, PhD, MSW Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Northern Kentucky University

The session will focus on integrating social work interns into law enforcement agencies and building relationships with school corporations and faculty. The panelists will cover how to start integrating interns and elaborate on student requirements that must be met including, supervision, direct hours, and competencies. The group will also discuss department and university policies to consider, politics within universities, and the plethora of experience students are able to gain in micro, mezzo, and macro levels of practice.