Everything listed under: Practicum

  • Community in Action: TFD Follow-up

    You may remember learning about a new practicum placement with the Tulsa Fire Department in a recent spotlight post. Here's the latest on this placement:Students embedded in the Tulsa Fire Department have, to date, served 58 clients. The initial program data run in the first six weeks of the practicum showed an 80% decrease in 911 calls from the top 10 utilizers of emergency services. The most current data, 14 weeks into the practicum, of the top 10 super utilizers shows an average of 5...  Read More...

  • Southern Oaks Block Party

    Held on Saturday, August 13th from 10 am - 2pm in the Southern Oaks Park of South OKC, the Southern Oaks Block Party was a collaborative project with several South Oklahoma City anchor institutions; specifically the Southern Oaks Community Center (Parks and Recreation), Southern Oaks Library (Metropolitan Library System) and Parmelee Elementary (OKC Public Schools). The University of Oklahoma Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work launched two community practice and civic engagement interns...  Read More...

  • Brynn Dickinson - Infant Crisis Services Practicum Experience

      Brynn Dickinson, 2016 BSW graduate, shares with us about her practicum experience and future plans.  As my time at the University of Oklahoma and the Zarrow School of Social Work comes to an end, I am very thankful to have had a superb practicum experience at Infant Crisis Services in Oklahoma City. Infant Crisis Services is a non-profit food and clothing pantry (also providing many other items) that serves the Oklahoma metro area infant and toddlers, along with many clients fro...  Read More...