WELCOME TO CA 2243 PRACTICUM

Lisa Dillon, Associate Professor and Division Head of Human Services

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Practicum placement is such a valuable part of your educational experience as an Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling major here at OSU Oklahoma City. It is the course that gives you the opportunity to apply all of the theory you have learned in class to real life situations in the substance abuse counseling field. This is your time to show your future colleagues what you have to offer the field. You will be able to network with established professionals in the counseling field and learn from them as your mentors.

200 clock hours of field work is required for the completion of this course. The Twelve Core Function areas that a student must obtain experience in during practicum include:

Screening, Intake, Orientation, Assessment, Treatment Planning, Counseling, Case Management, Crisis Intervention, Client Education, Referral, Report/Record Keeping, Consultation.

It is important that you treat this practicum placement the same way as you would a professional work position. You are expected to follow the rules and policies of the facility, follow the facilitys dress code, have reliable attendance, be punctual, etc. Many students that have done well in their practicum placement have landed entry level positions with the facilities they have worked with, so treat this placement as a potential place of employmentyou never know what will happen!

Below you find links to the Practicum Packet paperwork. This paperwork is a requirement of the course must be completed and returned per the directions. If at any time you have a question about the paperwork or the course, contact me at (405) 945-3214 or email me at dillonl@osuokc.edu.

Have a great semester!

FORMS:

The following forms need to be reviewed and/or completed and returned to the Course Instructor BEFORE beginning Practicum hours:

Welcome Letter

Practicum Paperwork Checklist

Steps to Follow While in Practicum

Practicum Students Responsibilities

Application for Practicum

Request for Letter of Recommendation

Learning Contract

Release Form Instructor

Release Form Site Supervisor

Practicum Site List

Log Sheet Record of hours worked

 

The following forms need to be completed and returned to the Course Instructor once 100 hours of Practicum are complete:

 

Twelve Core Function Summary Sheet

Mid Term Evaluation

 

The following forms need to be completed and returned to the Course Instructor once 200 hours of Practicum are complete:

 

Twelve Core Function Summary Sheet

Final Practicum Evaluation Form

Student Evaluation of Practicum Site Form

Criteria for Written Summary of Practicum Experience Paper