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.