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Field Education

Become a Field Agency


CSW has over 800 agencies in the state of Ohio that we work in partnership with to provide field education to our students. We also have contracted with other agencies across the country and have set up international field placements for some of our students. Our field agencies provide students with experiences in the following areas:

  • Administration & Policy
  • Advocacy & Community Organization
  • Aging & Gerontology
  • Drug & Alcohol Treatment Centers
  • Child & Family Services
  • Faith-based Agencies
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Hospitals
  • Corrections
  • Community Mental Health Organizations
  • Settlement Houses
  • Schools

This is only a sampling. There are many more! Our goal is to ensure that our students receive a meaningful, rigorous field experience that will set them on paths to becoming professional social workers. You too can assist us in achieving this goal. If you are interested in becoming a field agency, please review the Field Agency Information Guide and complete the Prospective Field Agency Application below. A member of the field education staff will follow up with you once your application has been received.


Field Agency Information Guide

Prospective Field Agency Application

Field Placement Roles

Electronic Affiliation Agreement (For instructions on completing the Agreement, click here.)

Affiliation Agreement (PDF Format)


Should you have any questions about the process of becoming a field site for our students, please contact our office at 614-292-7686 or email