HUMS-110 Introduction to Human
This course sur veys the philosophies, attitudes and approaches used in the field of human ser vices. Community experts will be invited to present approaches to assisting individuals and groups in a variety of community agencies. The focus is on utilization of community resources to address a variety of human ser vice needs. (3 hours weekly)
HUMS-120 Medical Aspects of
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify concepts relevant to alcohol- ism and the medical aspects of addiction. In ad- dition, the course will include the pharmacology of alcohol and other addictive substances. (3 hours weekly) NOTE: Also listed as HEED-120.
HUMS-121 Introduction to Chemical
This course provides students with the opportu- nity to study the various modalities of addiction therapy. Counseling skills and the philosophical aspects of addiction will also be presented in this course. (3 hours weekly) NOTE: Also listed as HEED-121.
HUMS-122 Individual Counseling
This course will make available for use clinical methods that attend both to developing diagnos- tic understanding and to implementing treatment skills with mental health and/or chemically abus- ing/dependent populations. (3 hours weekly) NOTE: Also listed as HEED-122.
HUMS-123 Group Counseling Skills
Students will receive training in a group-coun- seling model for use with both mental health and chemically abusing/dependent clients. The emphasis will fall on the group, client and counselor contributions to the group process, and how these factors influence and interrelate with one another. (3 hours weekly) NOTE: Also listed as HEED-123.
HUMS-124 Family Counseling Skills
The family is defined as a complex interactive system. Traditional views of pathology will be redefined as students come to view family prob- lems such as substance abuse, mental abuse, and other psychosocial problems. Students will think diagnostically about families utilizing theory and various techniques, strategies, and approaches that are relevant to working with families. (3 hours weekly) NOTE: Also listed as HEED-124.
HUMS-150 Community Resources and
Implementation of community based ser vice models require extensive information about agency resources, familiarity with agency ser- vices, and establishment of opportunities that promote collaboration and working relationships among human ser vice professionals. Students will participate in an interactive learning experi- ence to gain an understanding of the develop- ment of partnerships among community based agencies that are necessary to secure ser vices for clients. Lectures, discussions, assignments, media presentations, and in class activities will give students practical knowledge and involve- ment in the development of strategies to access community based ser vices. Prerequisite: HUMS-
110. (3 hours weekly)
HUMS-250 Community Services
Students work in the community in coordination with a faculty member. In addition to meeting core learning outcomes, jointly developed learning outcomes are identified with the faculty member, agency supervisor, and the student. The purpose of the practicum is to enhance the well-being of a targeted population. Students participate in a theory seminar session to engage in reflective discussion 2 hours every other week focused on experiences and the application of theory. Prerequisite: HUMS-110. (1 hour theory, 6 hours lab weekly)