Dvptl Disabilities Fieldwork: Service Provision

Fall 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > PSYC.4820 > 031

Course No: PSYC.4820-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13623; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

In this fieldwork course we explore standards for support and service provision within human services and compare experiences in field placements with these standards, seeking to understand the forces that support or interfere with realizing best practices in disability services. The foundation for this blended learning course (half the classes meet in-person, half online) will be 60 hours fieldwork with an individual with an intellectual/developmental disability. This course integrates course material with field placement experiences through presentation, discussion, group work, case study, and video materials that address course objectives. Each student will have the time to develop an understanding of a person with I/DD, and how individualized planning can facilitate social inclusion.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: PSYC.3630 Intro to Disability Studies, or PSYC.3620 Psych of Dvptl Disabilities.
  • Section Notes: Please note that in Fall 2024, this course will be held fully online.
  • Core Codes: SS, COOP, DSST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Kathleen Leonard
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Dec 20
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1155 | Pay as little as $238/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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