Psychology 486

Regular university classes run from Sep. 5, 2018 to Dec. 7, 2018
Regular deadline to add/drop: Sep. 12, 2018 12:00pm  
Regular last day to withdraw: Dec. 7, 2018  

Psychology 486 PSY 486
Field Placement I 6 (0-1s-6-0-0)

An off-campus field placement where students work under the supervision of a cooperating agency professional to gain experience in the field. Field placements include hospitals, educational and forensic institutions, private practices, and other agencies. In addition to the Field Supervisor, each student is assigned to a Faculty Advisor and a Field Placement Coordinator who acts as a liaison between the student and the outside agency. Seminars are held to complement placement experiences. Criteria for progression to the second semester of PSY 486 include: 'a' logging a minimum of 65 hours in the field placement by the last day of classes in December, as confirmed by the Field Placement Supervisor, 'b' receiving a satisfactory field placement evaluation as assessed by the Psychology Department at the end of the first semester, and 'c' achieving a minimum grade of B in PSY 305 and 332.

Note: Open only to students with at least third-year status in the four-year Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Applied Emphasis) program. The Psychology Department provides one agency referral per student and the student must pass the agency interview in order to remain registered in the course.

Prerequisites: Psychology 339 and 3rd year standing required and Consent of Department and special conditions as specified below
Corequisites: Psychology 305 and Psychology 332
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