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Internship

Course Number: 
COU-691
Minimum Credits: 
1
Maximum Credits: 
6
A supervised internship experience which consists of a minimum of 800 clock hours that includes: (a) a minimum of 320 hours of direct service work with clients; (b) a minimum of one hour per week of individual supervision with the on-site supervisor; and (c) a minimum of 1 1/2 hours per week of group supervision via weekly internship class meetings. Students have the option of taking the internship full-time or part-time as follows: a) full-time which is three credits per term and requires 40 hours per week for 20 weeks (five months or over two terms), b) half-time requires 20 hours per week for 40 weeks (10 months or 4 1/2 terms), and c) one credit per term which requires 15 hours per week for 53 weeks (13 months or six terms). The internship experience enables students to refine and further enhance the knowledge and skills applied during their practicum. In addition, the internship provides an opportunity for students to engage in all of the professional activities performed by a regularly employed staff member at the internship site. Prerequisite: Admission to Level 3. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits (Pass/Fail). Required core course.