PSY 657 - Practicum I
This course is designed as the first of two three hundred (300) hour required field practicums dedicated to experiential learning. The student will apply for placement in a pre-approved service setting. The placement will be monitored by the designated Graduate program staff as well as a dedicated professional within the placement site who will supervise and evaluate the student throughout the practicum experience. This supervised experiential learning opportunity will provide the student with necessary exposure to and practice in a professional setting within which the student will have the opportunity to acquire skills related to the daily functions typical of a practitioner within the field. In addition the student will develop valuable self-awareness regarding his/her professional development, ability, and path. Exposure to diverse clientele, settings, and situations will allow the student the opportunity to integrate formal training, professional ambition, theory and practice thus better preparing him/her for eventual entrance into the field.
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