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College of Social Work

Faculty and Staff

Jennifer Bosio-McArdle, MSW

Title: Lecturer
College of Social Work
Phone: 803-777-0383
Office: Hamilton 219
Resources: CurriculumVitae
Jennifer Bosio-McArdle

Jennifer Bosio-McArdle joined the College of Social Work as a clinical faculty member in 2022. Previously she served as an integral member of the College’s field education office as the Assistant Director of Field Education from 2018 – 2021 and as the MSW Field Placement Coordinator from 2008 – 2018. During this time, she was responsible for supporting the identification and management of field education placement logistics, the preparation required for students, field instructors, and task supervisors to be in a position of readiness to engage in field education courses, and compliance with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), Educational Policies and Academic Standards. 

She was the lead facilitator of the required training for new field instructors and task supervisors, facilitating over 50 trainings and a co-facilitator of annual trainings for field instructors, task supervisors, and students. She has presented locally and nationally on several topics related to field education. She has provided supervision to over 15 social work students as an offsite field instructor. She also served as a field liaison since 2010 for more than 150 students in their respective field practicum organizations across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.  

She maintains over 9 years of teaching experience as a part-time teaching instructor in the BSW program at the College primarily teaching the bachelor’s field seminar courses; SOWK 382 - Introduction to Field Education and SOWK 483 - Practicum Seminar. She received the College of Social Work BSW Educator of the Year award in 2014, 2017, 2019, and 2022 and the Two Thumbs Up Award from the University of South Carolina Student Disability Resource Center in 2017. Prior to joining the college, she worked in a residential treatment facility and a supported apartment program in Connecticut with adults with co-occurring severe and persistent mental illness and substance use disorders and as a case manager for adults with developmental disabilities.  

Bosio-McArdle received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Elms College located in Chicopee, MA and earned her Master of Social Work from the University of South Carolina. 

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