Practicum may be scheduled as part of the faculty timetable for a particular cohort in the M.Ed. (General) program. A graduate practicum (Education 5550) provides an opportunity for students to explore, in a practical setting, ideas that have emanated from on-campus studies. For more information on this practicum contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part of your graduate experience includes two practicum placements. These placements allow you to experience counselling in practice and are aimed at skill development in real counselling settings. There are timelines and deadlines throughout the year for setting up and organizing practicum placements. This page is intended to do two things:
The guidelines and procedures for practicum placements have recently been revised. Please take care in reviewing the new procedures and forms that are now required.
Students in the Faculty of Education graduate counselling programs are responsible for making their own arrangements for both practicum placements. Preparation for the practicum should begin at least 8 months prior to the course start date.
Prior to the start of the practicum: