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Your participation in a foundation field practicum will demonstrate your ability to carry out the nine core competencies.  Meaning, you must be able to do the following things as demonstrated by specific duties and activities that you will do as a field practicum student.   In preparation for doing these things in the field and to aid you with your learning contract,  think specifically about a population you wish to work with during your practicum.  List 2 activities for each competency that you desire to do that will show your competence at the foundation level.     No response to your peers in necessary, but encouraged.  Instead, read everyone’s responses to get an idea of the multitude of activities you can do to demonstrate your ability to perform the core competencies.  

Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior

Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice

Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice Competency 4: Engage In Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice

Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice

Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities