Students interested in taking practicum should contact Dr. Mandracchia (, the department practicum coordinator, during their junior year. Because of the limited space, students must submit an application the semester before they hope to do a practicum. The application deadline will be posted before the pre-registration period each semester prior to the advisement period. Students have been placed in the following sites for their practicum:

Altec Industries, Inc.
Alzheimer Association
Buchanan County Academy
Buchanan County Juvenile Detention Center
Buchanan County Juvenile Office
Buchanan County R IV School
Career Counseling Office at MWSU
Counseling Center at MWSU
Development Office at MWSU
Family Guidance Center
Hands of Hope Hospice
Heartland Health EAP

Heartland Health Mental Health Unit
Industrial Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
Jackson County Prosecutor
KANZA Mental Health Center
Riverbend Treatment Center
Safe Haven
St. Joseph Youth Alliance
Synergy House, Inc.
Triumph Program
United Cerebral Palsy of Northwest MO
Youth Service Group Homes
YWCA Abuse Shelter

Student presents her work at a national conference.