Programs & Courses
SLWK 212 - Social Work Practicum I
Social Work Practicum I
SLWK 212 involves supervised study and practice. Students will spend 24-32 hours a week in a social service agency. After an initial orientation period, students are expected to assume responsibility for assigned agency duties in order to enhance their knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in social work methods. During agency work, attention is given to teaching students specific skills, developing competence in terms of offering services to clients, and participating in overall agency programs. Biweekly seminars focus on integrating the program philosophy, common themes and social work theory with practicum experiences. Direct Field hours = 350 hrs, Integration Seminar hours = 21, TOTAL HOURS = 371 hrsNOTE: Students must receive a minimum of a “C” grade in Social Work Practicum I in order to go on to Social Work Practicum II. Additional Requirements: Prior to starting practicum students must receive certification in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). Students are responsible for the cost.
Prerequisite: Minimum of a C grade in SLWK 101 & SLWK 102 & (SLWK 103 or HLSC 220) & (SLWK 105 or HLSC 320)