May 2023 Graduate Catalog 
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May 2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSW 655 - Specialized Social Work Field Practicum I

This is the first of two courses in the advanced field practicum experience where students will practice all 9 Council on Social Work Education competencies through 250 contact hours of direct work with clients under the supervision of an approved field MSW field instructor. Students integrate the knowledge, values, skills, cognitive and affective processes learned through their specialization coursework into their direct practice with clients in an organization their communities. Students will work in conjunction with their field instructor and program faculty to create a specific learning plan with practice behaviors and learning activities that allow the student to demonstrate proficiency in all 9 Council on Social Work Education competencies. Student progress will be monitored throughout the semester, with formal evaluation at midterm and at the end of the semester. Semester Credit Hours: 4.00 Contact Hours: 0/0/250/250 Prerequisites: MSW 600 Clinical Social Work Theory and Practice MSW 610 Clinical Social Work Interventions  and MSW 620 Psychosocial Assessment and Clinical Diagnosis . Corequisites: MSW 650 Social Work Seminar .