FTR507 - Consolidation Seminar / Field Work

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Subject Title
Consolidation Seminar / Field Work

Subject Description
This course provides students with their first fieldwork experience. It is composed of both classroom work and field experience that enables the student to integrate the academic content from the program with TR work in a health care or social service agency. Information about the practicum experiences are shared, discussed, and analyzed in the classroom to integrate academic learning with the realities of the TR work place.

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

  1. Integrate the knowledge base, theories, methodologies, and approaches of therapeutic recreation covered in the current semester, and in the four preceding semesters, with professional practice in the work place. (Cognitive/Synthesis)
  2. Using case studies gathered during a field placement, evaluate situations and apply problem solving skills to design the most appropriate solution, therapy, or intervention.
  3. Identify and record best practices encountered during field work. (Cognitive/Analysis)
  4. Function as a member of an effective interdisciplinary team. (Cognitive/Application)
  5. Demonstrate adherence to the professional standards of therapeutic recreation. (Affective/Valuing)
  6. Utilize journaling as a self­development tool. (Psychomotor, Affective/Responding)
  7. Develop resources relevant to issues encountered in the practicum. (Cognitive/Synthesis)
  8. Work independently, take initiative, multi­task, meet deadlines, utilize appropriate stress reduction techniques, and be a self­directed learner. (Affective/Responding)

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