This course is not active. Please contact Department Chair for more information.
The following global ideas guide the design and delivery of this course:
- Learning from experience is a characteristic of exemplary practitioners. Practicum settings create opportunities for students to refine their skills of reflection and adaptation in response to their practice experience.
- Learning in a practicum setting provides opportunities to examine assumptions and to explore creative modes of inquiry that is not available in classroom settings.
- Field settings provide opportunities to synthesize personal and classroom experiences and create openings for new learning. Learners gain both insight and practice knowledge from field experiences.
- Observing, participating with, and receiving guidance from experienced practitioners is crucial for effective practice.
- Practitioners who regularly and accurately assess their performance and who set goals for their ongoing professional development is effective in their work.
- A well developed personal philosophy of practice is a cornerstone of competent human service practice. A personal philosophy needs to be informed by and respond to practice experiences.
- Experience in the field settings allows learners to demonstrate and enhance their abilities to problem solve, be flexible, think creatively and take responsibility for their action.
- Reflecting on and evaluation practicum experiences with peers and mentors maximizes field based learning experiences.
- On-Site Practice and Guidance
This course will conform to Douglas College policy regarding the number and weighting of evaluations.
- Self Assessment
- Oral and Written Presentations
- Mid-point and Final Interviews
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Students are expected to meet the following program learning outcomes at “participation” level, i.e.:
- Explores, assists, understands, describes, categorizes, classifies, prioritizes
- Identifies patterns and themes
- Takes initiative in some areas
- Compares and contrasts alternatives
- Practices with moderate supervision
- Practices with clustered guidance
- Personal Accountability
- Practice ethically and accurately assesses the quality of own performance.
- Accurately evaluates own practice
- Pursues a professional development plan
- Applies personal and professional values to ethical practice
- Interpersonal Effectiveness and Leadership
- Communicate in a caring, respectful and clear manner.
- Effectively communicates for various purposes and audiences
- Facilitates caring and respectful interpersonal relationships
- Demonstrates individual leadership as a team member
- Theoretical Reasoning
- Think critically to construct plausible explanations for individual, family and community experiences.
- Applies elements of critical thinking when problem solving
- Uses theory to explain behaviour and guide actions
- Thinks creatively in response to individual needs
- Technical Competence
- Use a variety of strategies to contribute to self-reliance, interdependence and quality of
- Promotes wellness of self, others and community
- Builds community presence, participation and contribution
- Strategically facilitates learning
- Advocates for individual rights and self determination
- Promotes safety of self and others
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||DOUG CCSD 1240 (4.5) & DOUG CCSD 2340 (4.5) = CAMO CSEA 111 (6)||2017/09/01 to 2018/08/31|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU SEA 109 (6)||2016/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|College of New Caledonia (CNC)||CNC CASS 190 (4) or CNC CASS 195 (4)||2016/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||COTR EAP 104 (4)||2016/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU EDAS 1271 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG EDAS 1111 (4)||2016/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|North Island College (NIC)||NIC HSW 174 (4)||2016/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|Northern Lights College (NLC)||NLC EDAS 152 (3)||2016/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|Okanagan College (OC)||DOUG CCSD 1240 (4.5) & DOUG CCSD 2340 (4.5) = OC HSW 130 (6)||2017/09/01 to 2018/08/31|
|Selkirk College (SELK)||SELK CCSW 195 (4)||2016/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU EDCS 1680 (4)||2017/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU PSYC 2XX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2018/08/31|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||No credit||2005/05/01 to 2018/08/31|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||No credit||2004/09/01 to 2017/08/31|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV HSER 131 (7)||2017/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||No credit||2004/09/01 to 2018/08/31|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU SCSW 180 (3)||2015/09/01 to 2017/08/31|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU EACS 180 (3) or VIU SCSW 180 (3)||2017/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|Yukon University (YUKO)||YUKO EA 106 (3)||2016/09/01 to 2017/12/31|