CYW347 - Field Work Seminar II

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Subject Title
Field Work Seminar II

Subject Description
This is the second of five seminars related to the field placement. This seminar and the following seminars will be offered concurrently with field placement. This seminar is a forum for second-year students to integrate placement experiences with classroom learning. Common and recurring themes and issues related to the student?s field placement experience will be identified and prioritized for discussion. These recurring themes and issues will be explored through class discussions and activities. A primary focus of this seminar is to ensure that students are practicing safely and ethically within their placement setting.

Credit Status
one credit

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

Upon successful completion of this subject, the learner will be able to;
1. Continue to demonstrate an understanding of Professionalism and human relations skills and competencies required to perform effectively in one?s personal and professional life in relation to Child and Youth Work.
2. Demonstrate the ability to actively participate as an active member of a seminar consultation group.
3. Demonstrate an awareness of current themes and issues related to serving children, youth, and families.
4. Identify your own individual learning needs for field placement.
5. Develop an understanding of the relationship between field practice and seminar.
6. Develop personal and professional skills.
7. Demonstrate an understanding of the community resources in the surrounding area of your placement for children, youth, and families.
8. Prepare, lead and summarize a small group seminar.

Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.