Child Support Internship

Credits: 6

Prerequisites: HSCS 2230 Child Support Policy II and HSCS 2235 Child Support Computer Systems II

Co-Requisite: None

This course provides students with the experience working in a child support agency for the purpose of gaining practical, hands-on experience. Students will demonstrate cultural and gender sensitivity and utilize ethical practices. This course is organized by the student and their advisor during the final phase of the education for an entry-level job in a child support agency.  Students will utilize skills in reading, comprehending and applying statute, rule, and policy to a variety of situations.  Emphasis will be placed on reading, listening, writing, speaking, spelling, and understanding the statutes and policies governing child support. Students will also be required to utilize problem-solving techniques and critical thinking skills.