Students, under faculty supervision, are placed for one day per week (6-7 hours per week, for a total of 84 hours per semester) in human service or health care settings where they learn first-hand about agency structure and function, the activities of health and human service professionals, and the application of health and human service skills. Settings include community centers, advocacy organizations, hospitals and health-related facilities, family service agencies, community residences for the developmentally disabled, senior citizen centers, homeless shelters, child psychiatry clinics, etc. A one hour weekly integrative class session orients students to the world of health and human service work in urban communities and supports the agency experience through group discussion that focuses on the connection between human services theories and skills and their application in the field. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: HSVC 103Co-requisite: HSVC 113.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017