HUS 153 - Supervised Field Placement/Seminar I4
Course Description: Students contract for a minimum of 150 hours per semester at a practicum placement and a weekly seminar at the college. Students are supervised by an experienced staff person at the fieldwork site and by the course instructor who visits the sites and maintains ongoing contact with the staff supervisor. Designed to increase understanding of entry-level positions in human services. Students have the opportunity to investigate potential jobs in human service fields, to apply interpersonal communications skills and to work with individuals who are receiving support from human service agencies.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of HUS 200 or HUS 201.
Note(s): Students should secure their placement (including CORI/SORI check) before the semester begins. Contact course instructor for procedures.
Course Student Learning Outcomes:
- Practice the standards of ethical conduct in human services such as confidentiality and boundary issues
- Apply models and skills of individual and group counseling
- Integrate oralpresentation skills
- Employ clinical writing skills required for documentation used in the field of human services
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