Manage the Field Placement process for BSW and MSW students (i.e., placement assignments, site visits, and performance evaluation, etc.)
Identify and recruit field placement agencies and qualified field instructors
Develop and maintain solid relationships with community partners
Schedule, develop, and implement orientation materials and trainings for field students and field instructors
Supervise field faculty liaisons
Teach field seminar students in designated field seminar class section(s)
Advise BSW students as assigned
Review the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) policies and standards related to field education
Dionne Moore is the Director of Field Education and a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Social Work at North Carolina Central University. She received her Master of Social Work degree (MSW) and Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Relations (BA) from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ms. Moore is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of North Carolina. She is also a graduate of BRIDGES 2014, a prestigious transformative leadership program for women in academia within the state of North Carolina.
Before assuming this role, Dionne served as a Clinical Instructor, Field Faculty Liaison, Field Instructor, and an Adjunct Professor in the Social Work Department at North Carolina Central University. Prior to entering academia, Dionne was a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Duke University Medical Center for almost fourteen years. During her tenure with Duke University Medical Center, Dionne's practice areas included the Duke Adult Infectious Diseases Clinic (specifically working with patients with HIV/AIDS), Heart/Lung Transplant programs, and Surgical Oncology.
As the Director of Field Education, Dionne is passionate about the field education experience of students in the social work program at North Carolina Central University and to graduating professional, ethical, and competent social workers. She is also interested to developing strong relationships with community partners and social work professionals throughout the field. Moreover, Dionne is committed to enhancing the "soft skills" of field education students, increasing the level of preparedness of field education students, and helping field students cultivate a positive "professional brand".
Ms. Moore's research interests are in the areas of HIV/AIDS care particularly among women and individuals of color; health disparities of the disenfranchised (educational and socioeconomically underprivileged, and southern and rural people); information dissemination practices among older and younger African Americans. She is particularly interested in the positive and negative influence of technology; and spirituality, faith, and "healing" practices/traditions in the African American community.