MIRIAM RASKIN, EdD, MSW, ACSW, is professor emerita and served on the faculty of George Mason University, Department of Social Work for more than 35 years. She served as the Field Director for 17 years and as Department Chair for 14 years. She is a founding member of the Baccalaureate Program Directors Field Committee and the Mid-Atlantic field consortium. She has chaired accreditation site teams for Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and published numerous articles on field education in top tier refereed journals. She has edited a book on Field Education, Empirical Studies in Field Instruction, and presented at major state, national and international conferences. She also serves as a manuscript reviewer for three social work journals.

She was selected as CSWE’s first Senior Scholar where she researched the entire archives of CSWE in order to trace the development and rationale for field standards from the beginning of CSWE (1950) until the EPAS of 2001.  The editorial board of the Journal on Social Work Education recognized her and her co-authors as having written the best conceptual article in 2010. In 2012, she received the Habit of Excellence Award from the College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University.



Note: Cover design and material from Social Work Field Directors: Foundations for Excellence
by C.A. Hunter, J. K. Moen, and M. S. Raskin (Eds.), (2014) Chicago: Lyceum.
Copyright 2014 by Lyceum Books, Inc. Reprinted with permission.