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HUSR 5314 - Human Serv Field Practic & Sem
This seminar course is taken concurrently with a structured, supervised work experience in a human service agency. Students must successfully complete a minimum of 400 clock hours of work in human services management at an approved human services agency. In addition, students participate in this weekly seminar that synthesizes theoretical knowledge and didactic learning with the acquired skills, knowledge, and experience that the students have obtained through their field experience. The internship may be at distant locations and taken full-time for a semester. Faculty supervision and communication may be through various technologies that students must utilize. All enrolled students meet together in seminar one afternoon per week for three hours. Concurrently students are in a one-semester block placement of 40 hours per week for the academic semester. With program approval, an optional two-semester placement of 20 hours per week in fall and spring semesters may be permitted.