FWK901 - Field Work Rehabilitation I

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Subject Title
Field Work Rehabilitation I

Subject Description
Fieldwork requirement consists of 400 hours of field placement per year. Students attend field placement two days per week in a pre-arranged agency. Field placements and in-class instruction allow students to test and integrate theory with professional practice.

Credit Status
Credit toward the York/Seneca Rehabilitation Certificate Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1.  Demonstrate competencies in performing the following criteria as outlined in the Student Evaluation form:

- Assessment
- Individual/Group Program Planning
- Casework/Counselling
- Case Management
- Vocational Placement
- Student's General Performance

2.  Identify and demonstrate effective work and specific rehabilitation skills required to work with clients in each of the three areas:  Physical, developmental / cognitive and psychiatric / emotional.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

First year subjects

Mode of Instruction
Field Placement:  Structured and self directed learning during the agency placement.  Students are to complete two 200 hour field placements at different agency locations during the first year of the program.  The expectation is that the 3 placements attended during the entire program will focus in each of the three areas:  physical, developmental / cognitive and psychiatric / emotional.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
Field placement will be evaluated based on the student's performance in their placement.
By the end of the placement, the student must have, over the two years of the program,
been evaluated in all areas outlined in the Learning Outcomes.   Not all areas need to be
evaluated in each year.  For further information on evaluation and academic standing, see
a copy of the Academic Policy available at Seneca Registration offices. 

Grading is based on the following marking scheme: 

Field Placement: First-Term Learning Contract 5 %
  Fieldwork Classes/Assignment 10 %
  Mid-Term Evaluation 40 %
  Second-Term Learning Contract 5 %
  Final Evaluation  40 %
  Total 100 %

In order to successfully complete FWK901 students  must  achieve all of the following: 
1. A final grade of 3 or greater under the rating scale in each evaluation
(Midterm and Final)
2. Two completed Learning Contracts , signed by the supervisor and student.
3. A total mark of 60% or greater required


Definition                                                                                                  Rating Scale
Student possess excellent competence in this area:
(can perform tasks consistently with initiative, adaptability and without supervision).
Student Possesses good competence in this area:
(can perform tasks consistently without supervision).
Student possesses adequate competence in this area:
(can perform tasks with periodic supervision and/or assistance).
Student possesses limited competence in this area:
(Requires continued supervision and /or assistance to perform tasks).
Student does not possess competence in this area:
(Cannot perform tasks).

Approved by: Lisa Somers