Human Services - Fall 2017

Intro to Human Services — 3145
HUS 1210 – 3 credits
Catherine A. Iannello

Students will examine the philosophy and goals of human services: social welfare, social work, and early childhood education, and be introduced to the historical, political, and social perspectives of human services. Programs designed to meet common human needs and alleviate social problems are identified and differences among programs including those of other countries are discussed. Methods and theories of intervention are studied with an emphasis on diversity of target populations. Through case studies, guest speakers, and agency visits, students are introduced to the human service career and generalist practice. Corequisite: ENG 1510 or Eligibility: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Intro to Family Systems — 3146
HUS 1280 – 3 credits
Laura E. Turnbull

Students will examine the systems theory approach to family organization and functioning, integrating the theory and beginning clinical interventions used in working with families. Topics include the family life cycle, family structure, assessment techniques, family crises, and parent-child interaction. Corequisite: ENG 1510 or Eligibility: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Generalist Practice Skills — 3148
HUS 1410 – 3 credits
Jesse P. Zeiders

Students will be introduced to the fundamental skills, techniques, and strategies used in the helping professions. Students will develop and practice each step in the case management process from engagement to termination. Utilizing a systems framework, students will learn to interview and assess client needs, identify community resources, and apply problem solving strategies and evidence-based interventions. Students will further explore the legal and ethical responsibilities of the practitioner, and demonstrate documentation skills involved in service planning. Students will learn to present in a case conference and explore methods for evaluating client success and helper effectiveness. Corequisite: ENG 1530 and Prerequisite: HUS 1210 (not required if pursuing the Certificate in Addictions Counseling). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Working with Adolescents — 3425
HUS 2340 – 3 credits
Heather A. Metzger

Students will explore the characteristics, problems, and needs of adolescents, with emphasis on the techniques and skills necessary for working with them in a variety of settings - recreational, educational, and therapeutic. Topics include a look at treatment facilities, mental health, substance abuse, and the dynamics of delinquency. Corequisite: ENG 1530 and PSY 1510 or HUS 1210; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Ethics/Issues-Addiction Servic — 3983
HUS 2400 – 3 credits
Michelle M. Williams

Students will develop a personal and professional framework for ethical action and become more effective in addressing ethical issues in the field of addictions counseling. This course addresses ethics for counselors in the field of chemical dependency and other addictions by presenting an overview of ethical thought and the basics of ethical decision making. The major focus will be professional ethics as they relate to addictions counseling, and on the CASAC canon of ethics. This course is intended to deepen the student's awareness of new and emerging ethical issues and provide the tools necessary for the entry-level professional. Eligibility: ENG 1530; Prerequisite: HUS 1310. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD