TTU Home Student Counseling CenterPracticum Placement Requirements

Practicum Placement Requirements


In order to apply for practicum placement at the SCC, a student must have completed a course in counseling techniques (e.g. Departmental Basic Skills Practicum or Techniques in Counseling). If a student applies for a specific rotation (see "Rotations" below), then s/he must have successfully completed relevant coursework for some of the rotations.

**Requirements for Practicum:

  1. Concurrent enrollment in a practicum course in your department.
  2. Weekly attendance at Case Seminar every Thursday 4 p.m.-5 p.m. 
  3. 5 - 9 hours of direct individual client contact weekly (see practicum training rotations for more information).
  4. 1.5 hours of individual supervision weekly.
  5. 1 hour of administrative time for  case notes/preparation for therapy weekly/outreach activities.
  6. Attendance at an orientaion meeting (usually 4-6 hours) on prior to the fall semester
  7. Participate in at least one large-scale outreach activity each semester (1 hour minimum).


**NOTE: All Requirements are NON-NEGOTIABLE. Each student must attend all training seminars and supervision meetings weekly, and students must be present at the SCC during all client hours.