This course is a pre-placement preparation course. It aims to prepare students to make constructive use of field instruction. Laboratory training format is adopted in which experiential and reflective learning are emphasized. The emphases of the course are helping students to reflect on social work values and ethics; understand the meaning and nature of field instruction; get hold of essential communication skills; and acquire basic intervention skills. Students will be facilitated to reflect on their attitudes and styles in helping, and to develop more sensitivity and acceptance towards human nature.