GERO 1916: Gerontology Practicum II

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Course Format Lecture 0.0 h + Seminar 14.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Students experience a structured, supervised placement in a community organization (two days a week). Students integrate classroom and seminar learning with practical experience, applying specialized knowledge, theory, and ethics within gerontology service settings while developing professional practice skills. In the field placements, students work with older adults, family members, community groups, and professionals. Graded S/U.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Diploma in Gerontology and Certificate in Social Service Worker (Gerontology).

Prerequisite(s): An "S" grade in GERO 1816.

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