Our field practicum manual (pdf) contains all of the information you need to know about our program. Inside, you will find a history of the department and important information about our mission and objectives.

Familiarize yourself with the manual. Many of your questions about the field work can be found here. Information such as the placement process and the steps required to gain placement are contained in this manual.

There are two syllabi for the classes you will need included in this manual. If you have any questions about the manual, please let us know.

Ball State University offers liability to our students while completing the senior level practicum.  Please read the information provided by the University below.

The University is aware of potential liability which may arise from its students for actions or alleged actions from third parties in the performance of internships or courses that require an external learning experience for academic course credit. This liability may be for property damage, bodily injury, or acts of a professional nature such as those involved with the delivery of medical or allied health services.  The University provides liability coverage with limits of $1 million per occurrence, $3 million aggregate to protect against this risk and is able to provide host sites with proof of coverage for internship placement.