BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

IHMS-160 - Fieldwork Education Practicum - 3.00 Credits

IHMS-160 - Fieldwork Education Practicum - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
The fieldwork course provides the link between the classroom and the work place. Under supervision, students will integrate core concepts of human service practice in a fieldwork agency. Students will spend two days a week in a fieldwork placement from January to April. Fieldwork seminars will be held weekly to enable students to discuss what they are learning to make the connection between theory and practice.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Indigenous Human Services Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : Students must have a 2.00 GPA in the Fall semester to continue into the Spring Semester
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 190
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments: 50-70%, Total 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

    • demonstrate an acceptance and commitment to the Student Code of Conduct found within the Field Education manual;

    • demonstrate professional conduct, ethical behaviour and positive attitude towards clients and the agency; 

    • work collaboratively as a member of a team to promote project objectives; 

    • demonstrate professional, effective communication skills with clients, agency personnel and other professional; and

    • complete all tasks and responsibilities assigned by the fieldwork instructor.

    Text and Materials: Fujishan, R. (2012). Natural Bridges: A guide to interpersonal communication. Toronto, ON: Pearson Education, Inc. 
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