WIR457 - Field Placement

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Last revision date Oct 12, 2012 2:41:52 PM
Last review date Oct 12, 2012 2:41:52 PM

Subject Title
Field Placement

Subject Description
Field placement III is a laboratory for students in the placement setting where they have the opportunity to take part in the day-to-day operations of a settlement/social service organization. Under the direct supervision of a staff member, students will learn the philosophy, function, procedures, strengths and limitations of their placement agency. Students will become part of a professional service team and learn to meet the needs of people and issues serviced by the organization.

Credit Status
One Credit

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

Upon successful completion of the field placement experience, students will be able to:

1. Integrate and negotiate application of theoretical
concepts taught through the WIR Program to field
practice at an advanced level.

2. Develop and maintain professional relationships with
clients and colleagues which adhere to professional,
legal, and ethical standards aligned to settlement and
social service work.

3. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with
colleagues, supervisors, and community partners.

4. Following social service ethics and values, present
professionally to settlement and social service work.

5. Demonstrate the ability to commit to professional growth
by achieving specific field-based learning outcomes
developed in revised learning contract.

6. Maintain a record of their placement activities through
the submission of paperwork required by Seneca College.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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