Learning Outcomes

LEARNING GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

Field Experience learning goals may include:

    • Providing training in the field of psychology, emphasizing community collaboration and change strategies as applied to individuals and organizations served.

    • Understanding people within their social, cultural, economic, geographic, and historical contexts.

    • Promoting health, wellness, preventive interventions and advocacy with communities, groups, and individuals.

    • Providing students with knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the assigned setting.

    • Facilitating the development of students as advocates of social justice and empowerment.

    • Actively illustrating the relevance of academic work in applied settings.

    • Providing opportunities to apply in community settings the concepts and ideas learned in the academic classroom.

    • Enhancing students’ employability by providing them with community-based skills and work experience.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES