Field Placement Agencies

State HouseThe program offers challenging field placements with at-risk children and youth, homeless families, survivors of domestic violence, people with developmental delays, and the elderly in a variety of community agencies.

Over the course of the three-semester field placement sequence you are exposed to and involved with individual, family, group, organization, and community systems.

Community organizations in which social work students intern include:

  • Adoption Rhode Island
  • Butler Hospital
  • Children’s Friend
  • Cornerstone Adult Services, Inc.
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates Office (CASA) Appointed Special Advocates Office (CASA)
  • Cranston Community Action/Head Start & Early Head Start
  • Cranston Public Schools
  • Crossroads Rhode Island
  • Burrillville Schools
  • Day One
  • Department of Children, Youth, and Families
  • Department of Corrections/Probation and Parole
  • Dorcas International Institute
  • Family Resources Community Action
  • Family Services
  • Foster Forward
  • High Road
  • International Charter School
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • North Providence Schools
  • Providence Public Schools / Charles Fortes Madnet Academy / Kennedy School
  • Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless
  • RI Juvenile Drug Court
  • Rhode Island Kids Count
  • Rhode Island Training School
  • Scandinavian Home
  • Sojourner House
  • St. Elizabeth’s Community
  • St. Mary’s Home for Children
  • Steere House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
  • The Learning Community
  • Tides Family Services/Diversion/ Family Preservation
  • Tri-Town Community Action/Head Start & Early Head Start
  • Youth Build