Tompkins Cortland Community College

CDSC220 - Chemical Dependency Field Work II

The second of two semesters of field placement and practicum required in the Chemical Dependency Counseling degree and certificate programs. Students enter the field placement as interns and are subject to all legal, ethical, and professional standards required by the designated agency staff. A minimum of 120 hours of work experience and 15 hours of lecture must be completed. Students review fundamental principles of theory in practicum and have an opportunity to discuss varying topics related to the field work experiences. Prerequisites: Program Chair permission is required; CDSC 200 with a C or better grade; ENGL 101; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. Students must meet in person or consult via phone, or email with the Program Chair, and obtain written permission by May 15th for fall semester field placements, or November 15th for spring semester field placements. Students must receive a C or better grade to successfully complete this course. 4 Cr. (1 Lec., 9 Lab.) Fall and spring semesters.