Ethical Practicum and Internship Placements: Lessons Learned from Service-Learning Research (Ethics)
About this Session
This training explores the ethical considerations and challenges in practicum and internship placements within the context of service-learning. The objective of practicum and internship experiences is to provide students with supervised clinical exposure in rehabilitation and counseling/clinical settings, integrating theory into practical application. The presentation delves into the concept of service-learning, an educational approach combining learning objectives with community service. It discusses the challenges associated with service-learning, such as communication issues and differences in goals, emphasizing the importance of adherence to ethical codes like the CRCC and ACA Code of Ethics. The presentation concludes by outlining principles for success, emphasizing commitment, communication, and compatibility.
- Analyze the ethical considerations and challenges associated with practicum and internship placements in rehabilitation and counseling settings within a service-learning framework.
- Identify potential issues and solutions related to communication, compatibility, and diversity in service-learning experiences.
- Apply principles for success, including commitment, communication, and compatibility, to enhance the effectiveness of practicum and internship placements.