UNV-502 Topic 3: Counseling Worksheet
Details: Complete all four parts of the chart listed below. Include in-text citations properly formatted in APA style as needed, as well as a reference note below.
Part 1: Pre-Practicum and Practicum
Directions: Include in-text citations from the Graduate Field Experience Manual and your state board as needed.
|Pre-Practicum and Practicum|
|How and when would you begin to search for your pre-practicum and practicum site?|
|What steps would you take to secure a pre-practicum and practicum site?|
|What are the top two questions you would ask a supervisor interviewing you?|
|After reviewing your state board licensing requirements, do the following: Identify the number of required practicum hours.List how many pre-practicum and practicum hours are required by your state.List how many pre-practicum and practicum hours are required by GCU.|
|What is the difference between direct and indirect hours? How many will you need of each during the pre-practicum and the following practicum/internship course?|
|What documentation do you need to have in place before you begin your pre-practicum and practicum?|
|Summarize your goals that you would like to achieve by the time you complete the practicum experience.|
|List at least three of the largest behavioral health resources in your area. Do any of these offer practicum for counselors?|
Part 2: Licensure
Directions: Cite the appropriate state board website information. Please do not contact your state behavioral health board.
|What licenses does your Behavioral Health Board cover for counseling?|
|What are three main differences between two of these licenses covered by the board?|
|What are the levels of certification or licensure available in your state for addiction counselors?|
|What does it take in your state to be a specialist in your field?|
|What is an endorsement/reciprocal license? Briefly discuss endorsement/reciprocal licensure in your state.|
Part 3: Personal Professional Plan
|Personal Professional Plan|
|What have you learned as it relates to your own pursuit of being an addiction counselor? Use specific examples in your response from Parts 1 and 2.|
|What are your 1-year and 5-year plans? What have you learned in regards to the requirements to being an addiction counselor?|