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Social Work


Students are expected to carry out their field observation (May term) and/or Field Instruction in Social Work (450 clock hours of full internship) in any one of these agencies. Professional social workers are available in these agencies to provide supervision to students.

2013 Field Work Placements

  • Augusta Regional Free Clinic, Fishersville, VA
  • Albemarle County Department of Social Services, Family Support Services: Agnor-Hurt Elementary and Woodbrook Elementary, Charlottesville, VA
  • Harrisonburg/Rockingham Department of Social Services; Foster Care Unit, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Fairfield Center, Harrisonburg, VA
  • People Places, Staunton, VA
  • Shenandoah Valley Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services and Child Protective Services Ongoing/Foster Care Prevention, Verona, VA
  • United Way, Fishersville, VA
  • Dixon Educational Center, Staunton, VA
  • Legacy-Hospice, Fishersville, VA
  • Western State Hospital, Forensic Intake, Staunton, VA
  • Rescue Mission, Roanoke, VA
  • Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents, Staunton, VA
  • Organization for Youth Empowerment, El Progreso, Honduras.

2012 Field Work Placements

  • Kings Daughters Community Health and Rehabilitation /Staunton, VA
  • People Places, Inc./Valley Office/Staunton, Virginia
  • Albemarle County Department of Social Services/Family Support Services/Brownsville Elementary and Red Hill Elementary/Albemarle County
  • FRIENDS Association for Children/Richmond, VA
  • Hanover Department of Social Services/Ashland, VA
  • Portsmouth Department of Social Services/Portsmouth, VA
  • Legacy Hospice of the Piedmont/Danville, VA
  • Community Attention Home/Charlottesville, VA
  • Region Ten/Blue Ridge House/Charlottesville, VA
  • Spotsylvania Medical Center/Fredericksburg, VA
  • Mary Washington Hospital/Fredericksburg, VA
  • Shenandoah Valley Social Services/Adult Services & Adult Protective Services/Waynesboro, VA
  • Shenandoah Valley Social Services/Child Protective Services/Verona, VA
  • Center for Excellence in Aging and Geriatric Health/Williamsburg, VA
  • Organization for Youth Empowerment, El Progreso, Honduras

2010 Social Work Field Placements

2009 Social Work Field Placements

  • Abraxis House Department of Juvenile Justice (serving 16-20 year old males)
  • Albemarle County Social Services/ APS Charlottesville
  • Roanoke City Department of Social Services/ APS and Child Care Subsidy Unit
  • Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents (mental health crisis intervention for children)
  • Boys and Girls Club Waynesboro
  • Montgomery County Department of Social Services/APS
  • Western State Hospital (mental health hospital)
  • Richmond Organization of Sexual Minority Youth
  • Social Services Hanover County/ CPS

Community agencies and social work professionals are very supportive to Mary Baldwin College students. Below is a list of additional agencies willing to provide professionally supervised internships in the neighboring communities:

  • Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center
  • Alzheimer’s Association Shenandoah
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Red Cross
  • Augusta Free Clinic
  • Augusta Home Health Center
  • Blue Ridge Legal Services
  • Center for Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Central Shenandoah Office on Youth
  • Community Mediation Center
  • Department for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Department for the Visually Handicapped
  • Department of Social Services- Highland
  • Department of Social Services- Waynesboro
  • Family Life Resource Center
  • Family Resource and Referral Center
  • Highland Medical Center
  • Hospice of the Shenandoah
  • Mental Health Association
  • Mental Health Association of Augusta County
  • Parent Education Advocacy Program
  • People Places
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Pregnancy Help Center
  • Social Security Administration
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association
  • United Way Office
  • VA School for Deaf & Blind
  • Valley Community Services Board
  • Valley Association for Independent Living
  • Valley Program for the Aging Services
  • Virginians Against Domestic Violence
  • Virginia Center for Family Relations
  • We Care Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • Western State Hospital
  • WIC- Women, Infants & Children
  • Women’s Resource Center
  • Woodrow Wilson Rehab. Center