This practical, hands-on text integrates classroom learning with fieldwork in human services agencies. It engages students in a process of thinking and reflection, helping them to analyze different experiences and situations they encounter on a daily basis during their internships. The text covers information from the beginning to the end of the internship.
"I was very pleasantly surprised by how much I like this book! It's really exceptional in its completeness and timeliness. It is well written, easy to read and understand, full of examples and exercises, and very relevant for our students right now."
"I really do like the book. I think it is clear, well written and follows a developmental approach of what students experience in field."
Product dimensions: 10.90 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)
Meet the Author
Pamela Myers Kiser is the Watts-Thompson Professor of Human Service Studies at Elon University, where she has been a faculty member in the human service program since 1981. She was recognized as an outstanding teacher in 2007 as the recipient of the Daniels-Danielly Award for Teaching Excellence at Elon. In 2010 she was named the fourth Distinguished University Professor in Elon's history. Recognized for her expertise in experiential education, she has received awards at the state and national levels for teaching excellence in service-learning, and has presented at internship and service-learning conferences across the country and internationally. Additionally, she has provided consultation to colleges and universities both nationally and internationally on internships and service-learning. She holds a B.A. from Wake Forest University and the Master of Social Work degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.