Working with Tensions: Weaving Practicum Learning Environments

Mayne Devine, S.
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Practicum courses are a unique component of the Bachelor of Science degree for students in the Child Youth and Family Major and the Adult Development Major. Practicum provides students an opportunity to work alongside professionals in the community enabling them to integrate what they learn in the classroom with professional practice while at the same time extending services to the community through direct work with clients and or the completion of a program or project. Students are placed in school settings as well as a host of community human services organizations. The two posters presented each speaks to the unique opportunities and challenges of these settings.

This collection of 52 posters was presented at the Partnership Practices: Working with Community, Industry and Government event. This event was designed to highlight community-university partnerships for research and other purposes from across the university and community at a one-day event held at the Quebec Street Mall in the City of Guelph, Ontario. The website for the event and all resources is
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