SLWK 212 - Social Work Practicum I
Social Work Practicum I
SLWK 212 involves supervised study and practice. You spend three days a week in a social service agency. After an initial orientation period, you are expected to assume responsibility for assigned agency duties in order to enhance your knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in social work methods. During agency work, attention is given to teaching you 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. NOTE: You 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). Opportunity for this training will be coordinated by the program but students are responsible for the cost. (Approximately $200)NOTE: Students in Addictions Counselling/Social Work Combined diplomas program must also have a minimum of a C grade in HLSC 340 & HLSC 365.
Prerequisite: Minimum of a C grade in SLWK 101 & SLWK 102 & (SLWK 103 or HLSC 220) & (SLWK 105 or HLSC 320)