GPSA704 Fieldwork Seminar/TBA – 4 credits

GPSA704 Fieldwork Seminar/TBA – 4 credits

Wednesday 4:30-6:15 pm

Tutorial weekly with fieldwork on site hours The Fieldwork experience provides an opportunity to apply theory and practice counseling and psychoanalytic techniques through practicing in a clinical setting under supervision. GPSA 704 is taken in the summer or when the student has not completed the required number of total fieldwork hours, fieldwork paper or presentation by the completion of course GPSA703. The student remains enrolled in the GPSA 701-704 course sequence until the fieldwork study, paper and presentation are completed. As the student moves through the fieldwork sequence, the student has increasing ability for independence and develops professional identity. The student learns advanced techniques to enable individuals to tolerate more comfortably the stimulation of the therapeutic experience, that allows them to more freely talk with the counseling professional. The importance of professional, ethical and cultural issues will be examined throughout the course. Students collect an audio recording once each semester and either lead or co-lead a counseling or psychoeducational group in addition to individual work with clients. (MAMHC)

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