Addiction Studies Practicum


Non-classroom experiences in the field of addiction studies plus one hour of class per week. Placements will be in agencies providing psychological services relevant to addiction studies, and a mental health professional will be on-site to provide supervision. Students will participate in individual and/or group helping relationships. Experience hours may satisfy some of the patient counseling experience hours required for Wisconsin state Substance Abuse Counselor certification. Credit for experiences must be sought prior to occurrence, and learning contracts must be submitted before the end of the first week of the semester. Prerequisite: 340. Restricted to students with junior standing or higher. May be repeated for credit.