2019-2020 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Aug 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WGSS 503 - Internship: Women’s Prison


Credits: 2
An internship at the State Correctional Institution at Cambridge Springs (SCICS), a minimum-security women’s prison. The intern works with the prison’s treatment staff, interacts with inmates, observes group therapy and other group counseling techniques (such as those for learning parenting skills or treating substance abusers or sexual offenders) and learns about the issues involved in the incarceration of women, as well as the multidisciplinary approach to inmate rehabilitation.

Prerequisite: WGSS 100  and approval of the internship liaison. Corequisite: PSYCH 540 .

Distribution Requirements: none.