M.S.W. Practicum Learning Resources

The Office of Practicum Learning coordinates the practicum learning experience for all M.S.W. students. In coordination with Practicum Faculty Advisors and Clinical Supervisors, they ensure that M.S.W. students receive a rich practicum learning experience. 

Who do I contact during the internship year? 

#1 Your Practicum Faculty Adviser (your PFA!)    

If your PFA is unavailable or for any reason, please always feel free to reach out to your contact in the Office of Practicum Learning (OPL). OPL contacts are listed below by internship state.

If your internship is in: 

Internship LocationContact
Arizona (Tucson)Kim Monson
Colorado (Boulder/Denver)  
Arianne Napier-White
ConnecticutArianne Napier-White
California (Bay Area)Katya Cerar
California (Los Angeles)Katya Cerar
DC/Baltimore area  
Kim Monson
FloridaKim Monson
Georgia (Atlanta)Arianne Napier-White
Illinois (Chicago)Arianne Napier-White
Maine (Portland)Arianne Napier-White
Massachusetts (Central/Eastern)Arianne Napier-White
Massachusetts (Western)Kim Monson
New YorkArianne Napier-White
New HampshireKim Monson
North Carolina (Durham)Kim Monson
Oregon (Portland)Kim Monson
PennsylvaniaArianne Napier-White
Remote PlacementsKim Monson
South CarolinaKim Monson
Texas (Houston)Arianne Napier-White
VermontKim Monson
Washington (Seattle)Kim Monson


Meet our Practicum Learning Team
Katya Cerar smiles for the camera. She is wearing a black top and scarf and has shoulder length straight hair.

Katya Cerar, M.S.W., Ph.D. '13, LICSW

Senior Director of Practicum Learning
Katya Cerar, is the senior director of Practicum Education at Smith College and has taught and supervised students from various New England schools of social…
Alexis Jack Evwynne sits at a picnic table outside and smiles at the camera wearing a red top.

Alexis Jack Evwynne, LMHC

Office of Practicum Learning Administrative Assistant
Alexis Jack Evwynne is one of Lilly Hall's temp staff, formerly the Interim Coordinator to the Deans' Office, and transitioning into supporting the SSW Office…
Kim Monson sits outside smiling at the camera.

Kim Monson, M.S.W. '08, LICSW

Associate Director of Practicum Learning | Practicum Seminar Instructor
Kim Monson, M.S.W., LICSW (she/her) identifies as a Black, cis female from Western MA. She is a private practice clinician, an adjunct assistant professor at…
Arianne Napier-White smiles at the camera wearing white button up shirt.

Arianne Napier-White, M.S.W. '15, LMSW

Director of M.S.W. Practicum Learning
Arianne J. Napier-White, LMSW (she/her) is a clinical social worker with experience working in hospitals, city government, acute trauma settings, outpatient…