SSWK-195

Issues Principles Fieldwork

CREDITS: 3
LENGTH: 15 weeks
CAMPUS:
STARTS:
PRE-REQUISITES: None
CO-REQUISITES: SSWK-145
 
DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed to introduce first-year students to the purpose and structure of the SSWK field work experience referred to as "practicum." You will be introduced to the theoretical context of experiential learning and its value in the learning process. Essential components of a practicum and its linkage to the academic work in other SSWK and university transfer courses are explored. A sampling of the agencies in our region that provide practicum experience are introduced. You will have explored a number of articles that discuss some of the key issues in the profession. You will interview for and be accepted in a practicum placement that will run two days a week beginning in January and end with a two-week block placement in April/May. Pre - or corequisites: SSWK 145, 171

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