HSV291N: Capstone Experience (Fieldwork)

Class Program
Class Hours 1 Lab Hours 8 Credits 3

Pre-approval of fieldwork site by Department Chairperson is required before placement. A GPA of 2.0 is recommended. A lab course designed to provide comprehensive experience in application of knowledge, skills and values learned in previous coursework.The focus is on synthesis, integration and application of previous learned knowledge both in the classroom and in the field. Students will select a program or facility which provides human services and will work at that site as a supervised intern. Weekly meetings with the instructor and fellow interns will provide opportunities for discussion and evaluation of the work experience. This internship continues the work focusing more on direct service activities that was started in Fieldwork I. Assessment, planning, and intervention skills will be emphasized as well as activities dealing with advocacy, case management, documentation and recording competencies, with a focus on the information/referral process. Students are expected to have field work placement before class begins. Educational/observational activities will also be credited as part of the internship experience.

Prerequisite Courses

HSV225N, PSYC222N.