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 Course Title:   Practicum Seminar

 Title Abbreviation:   HSERV PRACTICUM SEMINAR

 Department:    HSERV

 Course #:    200

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1

 CIP:    510392

 EPC:    420

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

Discussion of issues arising in field placement. Must be taken concurrently with HSERV 199.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: HSERV 101 and 198 with minimum C grade in each.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand and complete the Learning Contract (using co-op form).
  2. Describe in writing specific, obtainable learning goals and objectives.
  3. Assume full responsibility of paperwork (inclusive of all signatures) flow between Human Services faculty, co-op office, and field placement agency.
  4. Identify and describe at least five agencies (other than own) that students are working in.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

0. Application and Integration

Definition: Applying information from one or more disciplines and/or field experiences in new contexts (Outcome 0.1); developing integrated approaches or responses to personal, academic, professional, and social issues (Outcomes 0.2-0.5).

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
0.3 Identify and evaluate the relationships among different perspectives within a field of study and among different fields of study.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.8 Describe how one’s own preconceptions, biases and values affect one’s response to new and ambiguous situations.

Course Contents

  1. Confidentiality in the workplace.
  2. Specific client populations served by agencies.
  3. Problem identification and solution vs. """"complaining.""""
  4. What makes a valuable employee?
  5. Requesting supervision when needed.
  6. Accepting and giving feedback appropriately.
  7. When and how to leave an agency.