Tracy Walker

LMSW
Director of Field Relations

Tracy received her MSW in 2001 from Arizona State University. She joined the field office in 2008 as an Internship Placement Coordinator and was promoted to the Director of Field Relations in 2017. Tracy currently leads the BSSW, residential MSW and the online MSW field education programs. Tracy brings extensive experience in all aspects of field education. She also brings 14 years of social work practice experience in the provision, supervision and program administration of children and family services such as foster care, Multi-systemic Therapy, preventive services, therapeutic family intervention, therapeutic wrap around services, kinship care and independent living services to youth aging out of the foster care system, sexual assault crisis intervention and advocacy.

In addition to currently teaching the graduate field instruction courses, Tracy also teaches SWK 714: Supervision, Consultation and Staff Development both in the residential and online MSW programs. She has taught SWK 436/446: Field Seminar I and II in which senior BSSW students are supported to integrate classroom theory with their concurrent field placement experience and SWK 301: Foundations of Social Work Practice.

Tracy volunteers within the community as the President of the Board of Directors for the local not for profit organization, Huntington Family Centers. She also supports/co-teaches for the Social Work Continuing Education Programs Social Work Practice Fellows: A Professional Development Program for Social Work Supervisors of Direct Practice across the Life Course. Tracy also provides training and consultation on supervision throughout the practice community.

Tracy serves as the field education administrator, engages in placement planning and field liaison support primarily for residential and online MSW students. She Chairs the Field Advisory Committee, is an academic advisor for MSW students and serves on the Social Work Administrative Committee, and the MSW Residential and Online Program Committees.

Education

Master of Social Work, School of Social Work, Arizona State University (2001)

Bachelor of Science-Psychology, State University of New York College at Brockport (1994)

Courses

SWK 671/672/771/772: Field Instruction I,II,III,IV

SWK 714: Supervision, Consultation and Staff Development

SWK 671: Virtual Field Experience

SWK 436/446: Field Integrative Seminar I & II

SWK 435/436: Field Practicum

SWK 301: Foundations for Social Work Practice