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Clinical Practice Seminar/Supervised Practicum
194-860/880/890
Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education
Fall Semester, 2006
Class Time/Location:
Monday 2:00 – 3:00
2653 Humanities


Instructor:
David A. Rosenthal, Ph.D., CRC
#424 432 North Murray
(608) 263-5751
Office Hours: By Appointment
E-Mail: drosenthal@education.wisc.edu

Ph.D. Student Supervisors:
Jacob Chan - Room #416 University Club Annex
Email: [email protected],edu
Rene Gonzalez #420 University Club Annex
Email: rgonzales3@wisc.edu


A. Course Description:
This course combination fulfills a clinical requirement for the Master’s program and concentrates on the acquisition of clinical experience and skills. Student must participate in all of the following:

1.A field placement for a minimum of 12 hours per week in a setting that provides clinical rehabilitation experiences and on-site supervision.
2.Practicum seminar once a week to study and discuss clinical issues.
3.Individual supervision sessions once a week with a university-based supervisor.

B. Competencies:
Through informal lecture, readings, class activities and discussion, the student will develop knowledge competencies in the following areas:
1.Individuals, group and family counseling theories and practices.
2.Diversity issues including multi-cultural, disability, and gender issues.
3.Services to a variety of disability populations, including multiple disabilities in diverse settings.
4.Involvement of family members, guardians, and advocates in the rehabilitation process.
5.Identification and use of community resources and services in rehabilitation planning.
6.Case management process, including service coordination, referral to and utilization of other disciplines, and client advocacy.
7.Professionalism, ethics, informed choice and personal responsibility in the rehabilitation process.

Topic Discussions: The student will present on one topic. Presentations will be 30 minutes and students will be responsible for presenting information, material and resources to colleagues and for facilitating class discussion revolving around the topic.

Client Discussion: The student will prepare and present two case studies for discussion and problem solving as scheduled during the course of the semester Each case presentation will be for 30 minutes. The student is responsible for providing relevant written and verbal information to colleagues for the purposes of the discussion, and for facilitating the 30 minute discussion. Students should provide:
1.Pertinent background information necessary for effective consideration of the case issues.
2.The tentative goal and objectives for counseling and conceptualization of the issues involved,
3.Students’ need for consultation.

Confidentiality should be maintained in all written material and presentations.

Open Discussion: The open discussion is an opportunity for all students to identify and discuss questions, concerns or issues for group problem solving and/or processing.

Each student is expected to attend weekly seminars and to contribute to each seminar through active participation in the discussions.

D. Course Materials and Resources

Guidelines for Supervised Practice in Rehabilitation Counseling – Dept. of RP&SE;
Additional Handouts by instructor.


E. Reasonable Accommodations:
Students should contact the instructor as soon as possible to discuss any accommodations needed to participate fully, achieve the learning objectives, and fulfill the requirements of the course.

F. Grading Criteria
See “Student Evaluation” section of Guidelines for Supervised Practice in Rehabilitation Counseling – pg. 7.

General Guideline:

A
Very high levels of competence in all areas or almost all areas with high levels of competence in some areas (encompasses both clinical and classroom responsibilities).

AB
High levels of competence in most areas, with acceptable levels of competence in some areas (encompasses both clinical and classroom responsibilities).

B
Acceptable levels of competency in all areas with no major deficiencies (encompasses
both clinical and classroom responsibilities).

BC
Acceptable level of competencies inmost all areas with deficiencies in some areas. (encompasses both clinical and classroom responsibilities).

C
Deficient levels of competency in most areas (encompasses both clinical and classroom
responsibilities).

G. Course Topics, Assignments and Activities by Session:

Session 1: September 11, 2006
Introductions
Course Overview
Assignment of Presentations

Session 2: September 18, 2006
Introductions to Sites
Professionalism, ethics, confidentiality, informed consent & client rights

Session 3: September 25, 2006
Client Discussion
Client Discussion
Open Discussion

Session 4: October 2, 2006
Client Discussion
Topic Discussion
Open Discussion

Session 5: October 9, 2006
Client Discussion
Topic Discussion
Open Discussion

Session 6: October 16, 2006
Client Discussion
Client Discussion
Open Discussion

Session 7: October 23, 2006
Client Discussion
Topic Discussion
Open Discussion


Session 8: October 30, 2006
Client Discussion
Client Discussion
Open Discussion

Session 9: November 6, 2006
Client Discussion
Client Discussion
Open Discussion


Session 10: November 13, 2006
Client Discussion
Topic Discussion
Open Discussion

Session 11: November 20, 2006
Client Discussion
Client Discussion
Open Discussion

Session 12: November 27, 2006
Client Discussion
Topic Discussion
Open Discussion

Session 13: December 4, 2006
Client Discussion
Topic Discussion
Open Discussion

Session 14: December 11, 2006
Client Discussion
Topic Discussion
Open Discussion
Course wrap-up



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