Apr 08, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

HSS 493 - Practicum in Human Social Services 1


3 credits
This represents a required 3 credit, 175 hour placement at single social services agency. Given most agencies require training specific to program, this practicum incorporates on the job training for students enhancing the skills introduced throughout the program. In addition, the course includes a 1 hour per week group seminar designed to discuss application of program goals in the context of students’ learning experiences. Students will become familiar with the operations of a human services agency, including client/staff interaction and employee responsibilities. All sites must provide students with professional supervision. Attendance at the weekly seminar remains a mandatory requirement for all practicum credits and serves to separate this course from other internships offered through Wisconsin Lutheran College.
Prerequisite(s): HSS 400  and junior standing
Term Offered: Every semester