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2023-2024 General Catalog 
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HSV 850 - Human Services Field Experience I

Course Department: Social Science
Last Date of Approval: Fall 2020

2 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 0
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 120

Course Description:
The field placement experience is a program of supervised practice in which the students are paired with community human services agencies.   The students will have the opportunity to learn through actual participation and observation about client services and programs. The experience provides a chance for students to apply the classroom learning principles to the field of work and to their future careers. The course is built upon increasing the students’ skills and knowledge as they prepare for their human services careers.  The students will be exposed to the application of the human service core values and an appreciation for the quality of life.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Outcome 1: Validate the various duties and roles of human service workers and helping professionals in the specific area of the student’s job interest.

Outcome 2: Appraise a self-evaluation of one’s values, interests, lifestyles, and abilities and discuss how these may affect the student’s role as a human service worker.

Outcome 3: Assess the skills necessary to be an effective human service worker.

Outcome 4: Compare and assess the principles of human services as they operate in social service agencies and practice situations.

Course Objectives:

Objective 1: Integrate self to the job environment. Follow instructions and cooperate with others to the best of his/her ability.

Objective 2: Schedule activities to meet responsibilities to the agency.

Objective 3: Demonstrate acceptance of constructive advice from supervisors and strive to improve self.

Objective 4: Determine new skills and knowledge that they wish to gain during the field placement experience.

Objective 5: Compare the professionalism and ethics in the workplace and their own activities.

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