This course is a stand-alone course and cannot be taken simultaneously with any other courses. This course offers the student field experience in counseling. Students are expected to complete within this course a minimum of 100 hours of the mandatory 300-hour practicum required for licensure in the State of Texas for Marriage and Family Therapy. Students are expected to complete within this course a minimum of 150 hours of the mandatory 300-hour practicum required for licensure in the State of Texas for Professional counseling. Participation in continuing education, staff meetings, case presentations, and case observations is expected. Students will be exposed to different concepts of business and entrepreneurship. Students will complete assignments related to their practicum experience. The assignments will include case conceptualizations, reflection papers and answering essay questions based on required reading. Students may not meet existing or potential counseling clients on the premises of Amberton University for any reason.
UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN: