Spring 2021 Course Syllabus
Course: DAAC-1165- Section: 11
Practicum (Field Experience)
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Instructor Information
Instructor Linda White
E-mailwhitel@lamarpa.edu
Phone(409) 984-6307
Office
Location:Educational I - Room: 113
Hours:By appointment only
Department
Allied Health
Chair:Shirley MacNeill
E-mail:macneisb@lamarpa.edu
Phone:(409) 984-6365

If you have a grievance, complaint, or concern about this course that has not been resolved through discussion with the Instructor, please consult the Department Chair.
COVID 19 Information The Lamar State College Port Arthur (LSCPA) Student Code of Conduct COVID 19 Policy requires students who have been exposed to COVID 19 or diagnosed with COVID 19 to report their condition on the COVID 19 Notification Form (available via a link on the Student Code of Conduct COVID19 webpage). This information will be provided to the Dean of Student Services. In addition, this policy requires all students to wear face coverings in compliance with the criteria included in the policy. For more information please refer to the COVID 19 link on the LSCPA website.
Course Information
Description Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.
Prerequisites DAAC 1317
DAAC 1311
DAAC 1305
DAAC 1307
DAAC 2454
Learning Outcomes Learning Objectives:
The student will complete a minimum of 20 hours in each of the following KSA Dimensions
    Clinical Evaluation
    Screening
    Assessment
    Treatment Planning
    Referral
    Service Coordination
    Implementing Treatment Plan
    Consulting
    Continuing Assessment and Treatment Planning
    Counseling
    Individual Counseling
    Group Counseling
    Families, Couples and Significant Others
    Client, Family and Community Education
    Documentation
    Professional and Ethical Responsibilities

Core Objectives Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication.
* Critical Thinking Skills: Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions.
* Empirical and Quantitative Skills: Students will demonstrate applications of scientific and mathematical concepts.
* Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.
* Social Responsibility: Students will demonstrate intercultural competency and civic knowledge by engaging effectively in local, regional, national and/or global communities.
* Personal Responsibility: Students will demonstrate the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.
Program Student Learning Outcomes 1.    Assist delivering supervised mental health/addiction care to patients/clients on site.
2.    For each of the eight (8) KSA practice dimensions I will observe treatment delivery and treatment services.
3.    I will attend required on campus practicum and practicum meetings and present training experiences from my clinical site experiences as requested by my instructor.
4.    I will become more knowledgeable about mental health/addiction through my involvement of treatment resources, clinical observations and supervision by my site supervisor.
5.    I will register with the Texas Department of State Health Services as a Counselor Intern.

Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.

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Lecture Topics
Outline
1.    Instructor Appraisal
2.    Site Supervisor Evaluation Weekly Attendance Practicum Logs 300 field experience hours
3.    Class Participation Class Leadership 20 hours
4.    Extra-Curricular Related Learning Experiences
5.    Discussion Board Assignment
Major Assignments
Schedule

1.    Instructor Appraisal
2.    Site Supervisor Evaluation Weekly Attendance Practicum Logs 300 field experience hours
3.    Class Participation Class Leadership 20 hours
4.    Extra-Curricular Related Learning Experiences
5.    Discussion Board Assignment
Final Exam Date May 3, 2021 - 2:00 AM   Through  May 4, 2021 - 2:00 PM
Grading Scale 90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 70 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
1.    Instructor Appraisal
2.    Site Supervisor Evaluation Weekly Attendance Practicum Logs 300 field experience hours
3.    Class Participation Class Leadership 20 hours
4.    Extra-Curricular Related Learning Experiences
5.    Discussion Board Assignment

Course Policies
Instructor Policies I will not discuss your grades over the phone or by email. If you want to discuss your grades, you must come to my office, in person.
Attendance Policy Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. Students with more than three absences from the course will receive an academic penalty (which is spelled out by the instructor).

Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
Facility Policies
  1. No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

  2. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission.

  3. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
Important Information
ADA Considerations The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.
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Other I will not discuss your grades over the phone or by email. If you want to discuss your grades, you must come to my office, in person.
HB 2504 This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.