Human Services Practicum (HSW 211)

A course designed to integrate human services theory within a practical milieu. Through supervised clinical experience, the student begins hands-on training in a community agency. Skills focused upon are: intake interviewing, case management, assessment of client/consumer needs and intervention strategies to meet those needs, individual and group counseling, outreach activities, recording procedures, appropriate use of community referral and networking resources, staff relations, and inter-agency communication, evaluating program services and volunteer participation. Two hundred and eighty hours of recorded clinical experience are required in addition to a one and half -hour seminar every other week. This course is subject to a course fee.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
ENG 101 - English Composition I with a minimum grade of C
HSW 210 - Professional Development in Human Services with a minimum grade of C
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