Proceedings of The 5th International Conference on Research in Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Work Students’ Reflection of their Field Internship: A Study of Dhofar Region in Oman
This paper is an attempt to review the pursuance of social-work field practice run by the department of social work, Dhofar University situated in Dhofar region, Sultanate of Oman. It assesses the Students’ engagement in social work in local community training that equip them to practice their allocated tasks and management skills that in turn made them more educated in fieldwork concepts, and especially in helping to overcome the challenges experienced by the Omani community to bring them positive changes. Besides, this paper evaluates the efficacy of fieldwork practice from the students’ standpoints in higher education. And, it assumes the fact that this practice helped the students in giving equal significance to academic instruction, preparing for them to face the futuristic professions in an effective way.
keywords: Social Work, Field Training, Students, Dhofar University, Oman, Education.