Counseling Practicum is the first of two semesters required for the capstone experiences. Students will be enrolled in a 3 credit counseling practicum class which meets once a week for one semester. Students must complete supervised practicum experiences that total a minimum of 100 clock hours during the semester. At least 40 clock hours of direct service with actual clients will contribute to the development of counseling skills. Weekly interaction that averages one hour per week of individual or triadic supervision with a site supervisor is required. Consultation regarding counselor practicum students between the counselor educator and onsite supervisor is required every two weeks. Evaluation of the student's counseling performance throughout the counseling practicum, including documentation of a formal evaluation after the student completes the practicum.