CYC357 - Field Placement

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Subject Title
Field Placement

Subject Description
Field Work Placement is a laboratory for students in the placement setting. The student learns the philosophy, function, procedures, strengths and limitations of a Child and Youth Care agency or school setting. Students have the opportunity in the supervised placement setting to practice Child and Youth Care Skills learned. In addition, she/he learns to become part of a service team and learns to provide support and services to meet the needs of children, youth and families serviced by the agency or school.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Familiarize self with the placement’s mandate, policies and procedures;
  • Demonstrate an ability to set realistic goals for their placement experience;
  • Describe the role of a Child and Youth Care Practitioner in the agency/school or organization;
  • Identify and access professional development resources and activities that promote professional growth;
  • Demonstrate an ability to engage in therapeutic relationships with children, youth and/or families to promote growth and change.
  • Identify and demonstrate effective intervention strategies that meet the needs and goals of children, youth and/or families.
  • Demonstrate an ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner.
  • Advocate for your learning within the field placement setting.

  • Successfully meet the field expectations outlined in the second year field evaluation form.

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