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ATC 678 - Practicum and Internship III


3 Credit Hours
Students attend practicum experience for 100 hours over 10 weeks during their first practicum & internship semester to engage and learn about the treatment setting. Students work with clients for 40 hours of direct contact over the 100 hours and 10 weeks. Students then continue at the setting for internship. And/or - Students attend internship 18 hours per week up to 16 weeks.  Students earn 120 direct client contact hours each semester in art therapy and 240 direct client contact hours for counseling over 3 internship semesters. Students provide counseling, counseling interventions, Art Therapy Projective Imagery Assessments, individual, group and/or family art therapy and counseling for an average minimum of 9 hours per week.  The other hours on site are for students to attend team meetings, inservice conferences, and all related milieu activities, and to complete documentation. Students rotate through one site per semester to obtain experience with children, adolescents, and adults. A minimum of one placement in a mental health (psychiatric) setting is required.



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