Practicum Office Mission
The Graduate College of Social Work Practicum Office is dedicated to facilitating
Practicum is an essential component of the College's professional education for social work practice. The purpose of practicum is to provide students with opportunities for development, integration, and reinforcement of competence through performance in actual service delivery situations. As students undertake
Practicum is the primary pedagogy or learning modality for social work education. The GCSW provides various methods for connecting with affiliated agencies to support practicum experiences. The UH-GCSW is affiliated with over 200 social service agencies in the Greater Houston area and beyond. Practicum instruction is provided by qualified, affiliated social workers and supported by clinical faculty from the College.