ERIC Number: ED242369
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Therapeutic Recreation Practicum Manual.
This manual provides information on the practicum program offered by Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC) for students in its therapeutic recreation program. Sections I and II outline the rationale and goals for providing practical, on-the-job work experiences for therapeutic recreation students. Section III specifies MVCC's responsibilities for the practicum program, while sections IV and V outline the qualifications and responsibilities of the community-based education centers (e.g., hospitals, schools, detention facilities, community recreation facilities, and rehabilitation centers) acting as field sites. Section VI delineates student responsibilities, and section VII reviews policies for liability coverage. Section VIII outlines the procedures for student evaluation of the practicum experience and for evaluation of students' performance. Sections IX through XI provide information on the three practicum courses, which are designed to provide for increasing student involvement and responsibility at the field sites. Each section contains course outlines; information on course requirements, objectives, texts, evaluation methods, and learning units; class assignments; and safety checklists. Appendices include samples of contracts, relevant forms, and evaluation instruments. (LAL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Community; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Moraine Valley Community Coll., Palos Hills, IL.