Bernardo Hiraldo, MSW, LCSW
Associate Director of Field Education
School of Social Work Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Bernardo Hiraldo, MSW, LCSW is the Associate Director of Field Education and Instructor at the Rutgers University School of Social Work, Camden campus. He collaborates with social work agencies across southern New Jersey to help students gain the knowledge and skills needed as part of their field practicum. He has taught courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. Mr. Hiraldo main areas of practice are working with individuals diagnosed with co-occurring disorders, the utilization of evidence-based practices, supervision, and field education. He has worked in inpatient psychiatry, outpatient hospital and community based mental health service programs.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Interprofessional education is required by many healthcare professional program accreditation standards. Many independent institutions with limited healthcare programs and those not affiliated with a medical center are often challenged with meeting IPE accreditation requirements. Some of the challenges encountered developing and planning interprofessional experiences include identifying collaborators, determining the healthcare professions and level of studies, agreeing on common learning outcomes and logistics such as date, space, learning management systems. The goal of this seminar is to…
Background, including statement of problem, and aims Cooper Medical School of Rowan University has historically collaborated with Rutgers University Schools of Social Work, Nursing and Law to provide interprofessional education. The pandemic provided a challenge as well as an opportunity for collaboration with Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences, to create a virtual interprofessional experience for learners at various levels of education. This experience was developed to introduce interprofessional education (IPE) concepts early in healthcare education. Design or…