bshs415 | undergraduate
Field Experience I
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Field Experience Standards
- Explain the student responsibilities and expectations of field experience.
- Identify the National Organization for Human Services (NOHS) standards.
- Explain the role of supervision.
Knowing Your Agency
- Explain how your agency engages the clients and the community in the helping process.
- Identify the mission statement, goals, organizational structure, funding sources, and community network of your agency.
- Create student learning objectives.
Human and Social Systems
- Explain the environmental factors influencing your agencyâs clientele.
Ethics and Values for the Human Services Professional
- Describe the legal and ethical standards practiced at your agency.
- Describe appropriate boundaries with your agency's clientele.
Diversity and Special Populations
- Explain the importance of cultural awareness at your agency.
- Explain the importance of cultural competence for human service workers.
Delivery of Human Services
- Describe the human service skills practiced by the professionals within your agency.
- Describe your agencyâs role within the community.
- Describe basic interpersonal communication skills.
- Differentiate among communication styles.
- Identify interviewing techniques to help clients identify their experiences, issues, and problems.
Client Assessment Part 1: Process
- Describe the assessment process used to understand client problems.
- Explain the importance of incorporating clientsâ perspectives during the assessment phase.
- Determine treatment plan goals.
Client Assessment Part 2: Planning
- Prepare a client case study.
- Create clear, attainable, and measurable goals and objectives used to address the clients' problems.
- Develop a comprehensive treatment plan using a case study.
Client Assessment Part 3: Implementation
- Identify how your agency determines client services, resources, and support systems.
- Explain the importance of responsibility and ownership for completion of client treatment goals and outcomes.
- Explain the importance of maintaining accurate and comprehensive records at your agency.
- Describe methods for ensuring that confidentiality and ethical standards are practiced at your agency.
Human Services Information Management
- Describe how technology is used at your agency.
- Evaluate how your agency maintains and uses client data and statistical information.
- Identify educational resources available through your agency.
- Explain the importance of self-awareness, self-development, and staying current with educatinoal resources and advancements in the field.
Completing Your Field Experience
- Evaluate your learning experience and performance throughout the field experience.
- Identify future careers goals that have resulted from the field experience.
- Outline a strategy to implement feedback and skills gained during the field experience.
- Discuss the importance of bringing closure to the relationship with your placement.Â
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