EDUC 648

Practicum/Internship and Practicum in Counseling

EDUC 647/648, Practicum and Internship in Counseling, consists of three activities: a field-based internship in a school or mental-health related setting totaling a minimum of 400 hours, a weekly practicum seminar in which small groups of interns review, evaluate, and receive feedback on recordings of counseling sessions and activities and discuss issues that arise on their internships, and didactic sessions in which topics such as record-keeping, how to get started with clients, and legal and ethical issues are discussed. Students register for EDUC 647 in the fall and 648 in the spring, and each course may be repeated once for a total of 2 units and 2 completions.

Prerequisites: EDUC 633 and 634, and, for school counselors, EDUC 636.