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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RHCN 684 - Rehabilitation Counseling Practicum

The counseling practicum is the student’s initial opportunity to practice in the field or in a clinical lab setting, clinical skills in such areas as initial interviewing and intakes, testing and evaluations, gathering of diagnostic and prescriptive information, individual/group counseling, plan development, case management, coordination and placement. The practicum requires a minimum of 100 clock hours over the course of the semester. This must include 40 direct service with clients. The practicum requires students to observe and participate in all aspects of the delivery of counseling services, with an emphasis on client interaction. The practicum is an opportunity to develop and refine counseling skills, and to address important issues related to the counseling relationship (i.e., ethics, confidentiality, self-disclosure, etc.). The practicum experience is a prerequisite to the counseling internship.

Prerequisites & Notes
COUN 505 - Rehabilitation Counseling and Services: History, Philosophy, Ethics, and Practice   

Credits: 1-12