BHAN Practica Enrollment Information

BHAN263 Enrollment Information

 

BHAN263 – Leadership Practicum (out-of-classroom field placement course; 1-3 credits)

Instructors:

Fall and Spring – Dr. Jan Bibik, pirwet@udel.edu

Winter and Summer – Dr. Marc Lodyga, mlodyga@udel.edu 

Purpose – provide early experience in professional service area and help with selection of senior internship

Setting – Health Behavior Science related environments that include, but are not limited to, non-profits, corporate wellness sites, health management organizations, medical facilities, local and state health departments, etc.

Syllabus – please read thoroughly

Course requirements:

  • Complete hours – 40 hours per credit (1 credit required but may complete for up to 3 credits).
  • Submit weekly journal
  • Complete and submit final paper once practicum is complete

Registration Process:  it is the responsibility of the student to locate and coordinate with the agency in student’s area of interest.  It is required that you have a secured practicum site in order to register.    

Student must:

  1. Review the syllabus and course requirements.
  2. Complete the Practicum Destination Form including all required fields and the signature of the practicum site supervisor.
  3. Complete the BHAN263 Enrollment Request  .
  4. All of these steps must be completed by the FIRST DAY of the semester you are completing BHAN263.

Depending on your practicum site (i.e., schools, hospitals) you may be required to complete a background check and other additional clearances.  Check with the practicum site to confirm what those clearances are.  Allow approximately 3-6 weeks to complete those requirements.

Registration for BHAN263 will be processed each week.  Enrollment requests will not be processed without a completed, signed Practicum Destination Form as well as a BHAN263 Enrollment Request submitted by the student.

BHAN403 Enrollment Information

BHAN403- Practicum in Adapted Physical Activity

Instructors:

Purpose: Supervised learning experiences in designing, implementing, and evaluating appropriate physical activity programs and interventions for individuals with special needs participating in a variety of clinical settings.  Additionally, this course is an opportunity to enter into a professional service position to learn through experience and/or accumulate clinical hours necessary for graduate school admission.

Setting:  After-school programs, community centers, fitness centers, school classrooms, hospitals or other therapeutic setting (students must work with at least 3 individuals with a disability)

Syllabus: 

Please read thouroughly: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzaCTOLZqNseRklleTEyRm8xT2c

Course requirements:

  • Complete hours – 40 hours per credit
  • Submit weekly journal
  • Complete final practicum questionnaire

 

Registration Process:

Even though you can register for the course on UDSIS, your Practicum Coordinator must approve the placement no later than February 1st for the spring semester and September 1 for the fall semester.

  1. Download and complete Form A: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzaCTOLZqNseYUlWRGJvWHg4LTA/view
  2. Have the form signed by your Practicum Supervisor
  3. Send the signed Form A to your Practicum Coordinator

*Students with a major in Health Behavior Science with a concentration in Health and Disability and students with a minor in Health,   Physical Activity and Disability are required to complete 3 credits of BHAN403.

 

BHAN464 Enrollment Information

BHAN464 Enrollment Information

BHAN464 – Internship in Health Behavior Science

Instructor:

Dr. Michael Peterson – pmpeter@udel.edu

 

Purpose – The internship is that part of the pre-professional program in which the prospective student spends full time working in a cooperating agency with a supervising health professional. The period of the internship is a vital phase of the student’s professional preparation. It is during this time that the student is able to make practical use of principles, methods, knowledge, and skills that have been developed during their academic career.

The internship student will be supervised and guided by a full-time professional at the selected agency site. The student intern will have the opportunity to gain knowledge, competencies, and skills through their experiences working and interacting within the agency’s operation. This may include general and specific programs sponsored by the agency, attending conferences and meetings, and assisting in a part-time leadership role. During the internship experience, increasing responsibility for working with individuals and groups is assumed by the student through gradual involvement in the organization.

Internship Manual – please read thoroughly

Registration Process:  it is the responsibility of the student to locate and coordinate with the agency in student’s area of interest.  It is required that you have a secured internship in order to register.    

Student must:

  1. Review the syllabus and course requirements.
  2. Complete the Internship Agency Designation Form including all required fields and the signature of the internship supervisor.
  3. Complete the BHAN464 Enrollment Request.

 

 

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