ERIC Number: ED411031
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Human Services Program Field Placement Manual.
Tsarides, Paula, Comp.
Intended as a reference for students, faculty, and field placement supervisors at New Jersey's Hudson County Community College, this manual identifies explicit responsibilities and presents guidelines for field placements. After an introduction to the general principles of service learning, the following materials are provided: (1) descriptions of the two sequential field placement courses required for the college's Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in human services; (2) a statement of purpose and program requirements for the AAS in human services; (3) the philosophy and goals of the human services profession and program; (4) a job outlook for human service generalists; (5) course outlines for the two field placement courses; (6) criteria for approving field placements; (7) information on matching students with agencies and the responsibilities of students and supervisors; (8) requirements for the field placement courses' weekly seminar and grading values; (9) a student evaluation form for placement supervisors; and (10) a brief discussion of leading organizations in the human service field. Contains 18 references. A list of approved field placements and sample forms are attached, including a letter of introduction to participating agencies, a student information form, the agency and student contract, an agency profile form, and a student attendance record. (TGI)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: Hudson County Community Coll., Jersey City, NJ.