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2016-2017 Archived Catalog 
2016-2017 Archived Catalog

ECES-209 Field Experience in the Area of Special Needs

Credits 4 / 4 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-030  (ACSR-030) or completion of RDNG-016 , ACLT-075  or ACLT-076  or ENGL-100 ; Pre-requisite: Completion of Child Development/Special Needs courses minimum GPA of 3.0 in these courses and permission of instructor. Students must meet child care licensing health requirements and have current Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry (CA/NR) clearance obtained from the Michigan Department of Human Services to be presented in the first class. A copy must be on file in the Social Sciences Office MMB 2005.
Includes 200 hours of field work in a special needs program and/or agency and regular seminars. Provides the student with the opportunity to demonstrate competency in the classroom. Field supervision is provided by the agency and college faculty. The program coordinator secures the initial placement site for student interns. Students are expected to follow the accepted code of ethics of the profession and adhere to policies of the placement agency.