Make a meaningful connection between your classroom learning and fieldwork experiences, with HUMAN SERVICE INTERNSHIP by Pamela Myers Kiser. This manual features a helpful six-step model that guides you through careful observation, identification and application of relevant knowledge, reflection on personal reactions, identification of dissonance, articulating learning from the experience, and planning for the next step in your work and learning. With exercises and activities designed to get you thinking reflectively about your day-to-day internship experiences right from the start, Pamela Myers Kiser offers you the tools you need to analyze and apply the lessons you've learned to your future career. Chapters focused on ethics, diversity, communication skills, stress management, and other important topics will help you to integrate your classroom knowledge with your experiences in the field.
Table of contents :
1. Getting Ready.
2. Getting Started.
3. Getting Acquainted.
4. Learning To Learn From Experience: The Integrative Processing Model.
5. Using Supervision.
6. Communicating with Clients.
7. Dealing with Diversity.
8. Developing Ethical Competence.
9. Writing and Reporting Within Your Field Agency.
10. Managing Your Feelings and Your Stress.
12. Ending Your Internship.
13. Planning Your Career.