Catalogue 2017 - 2018

OTD 647 Preparation for Professional Practice


2 crs.


Fall 2

Course Description

This course focuses on facilitating the transition from academic student, to fieldwork student, and ultimately to future practitioner. Topics addressed include clinical supervision, communication, ethics, certification and licensure, employment, professional organizations and affiliations, professional behaviors at fieldwork and beyond, the student’s role as a future fieldwork educator, interviewing skills, negotiation, and lifelong learning. In addition, Students will complete an electronic portfolio highlighting their progress throughout the didactic portion of their education and in preparation for fieldwork and employment.