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SOWK 4453 - Social Work Field Practicum

(16 credits)
Prerequisites: Senior status; Completion of all required major courses and General Education Core requirements; Overall GPA of 2.25 and a 2.5 GPA in required SOWK courses.

Provides a one-semester-block field experience placement involving over 500 clock hours of educationally directed and professionally supervised social work activities in a social service setting in Appalachia. Participation in regularly scheduled field integration seminars on campus are included. The practicum allows application of the theoretical knowledge, professional values, and practice skills acquired throughout the curriculum in order to build on these practice elements and progressively engage in various roles of intervention and to employ a variety of methods. The purpose of the course is to enable  further development of generalist practice skills and to integrate professional knowledge, values, attitudes, skills, and theory with practice. 

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