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SOC 231 HUMAN AND SOCIAL SERVICES INTERNSHIP SEMINAR II

SOC 231 – Human and Social Services Internship Seminar II

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  SOC 231 Human and Social Services Internship Seminar II

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0                       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grades of “C” or better in PSY 101 and SOC 111 or permission of the instructor

Co-requisites:  SOC 230                                                 Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This second semester internship seminar continues the work of SOC 229.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. explain expectations of this seminar class and the field placement agency;
  2. identify, describe, and discuss human service agencies including personnel policies and procedures, departments, staff, supervisory positions, and population served;
  3. use organizational and assessment skills;
  4. apply ethical principles that guide professional practice at the human service agency;
  5. identify and describe the needs of clients and related available community resources; and
  6. discuss strategies, laws, and policies that apply to client diversity.