Second of a two-course field practicum where students work as practicum trainees. Students participate in a four-month academic seminar at the university. Students must complete the remainder of the state-required practicum experience hours of face-to-face work with clients in a community agency. This course will meet outside of regular class hours.
- Demonstrate advanced strength-based, recovery model and DSM assessment and diagnostic skills in clinical work with clients.
- Implement effective treatment plans based on the bio-psycho-social-spiritual assessment and DSM diagnosis of clients.
- Develop case management plans and recommendations for clients in treatment with the student.
- Design a provisional prognosis based on the clinical assessment for individual clients in treatment with the student.
- Develop and analyze illness prevention plans for individual clients and for development of prevention programs.
- Demonstrate the capacity to form, maintain, repair, and end therapeutic relationships.
- Demonstrate mastery of entry-level clinical skills.
- Demonstrate progress throughout the program in the required student portfolio.
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