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SOC-OFE Doctoral Students - Field Experience Manual: Securing Field Experiences

Securing Field Experiences

You will complete a practicum (one quarter) and an internship (two quarters) consisting of professional practice, application of theory, and demonstration of counseling skills at site(s) consistent with your program of study. Your practicum will be an advanced counseling experience, completed under the supervision of a Walden-approved site supervisor. Your internship will consist of experiences in several counselor education and supervision domains, completed under the supervision of Walden faculty members. In preparation for your search for field sites, you should read and become very familiar with this manual, especially Section 4. Participating in Field Experience. You will then seek out field sites and site supervisors in your community that meet your program’s requirements.