Human Services - Fall 2018

Intro to Human Services — 3096
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 Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Intro to Human Services — 3097
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

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Intro to Human Services — 3098
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 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Intro to Human Services — 3219
HUS 1210 – 3 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 311
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Intro to Human Services — 3878
HUS 1210 – 3 credits
Leanna C. Luka-Conley

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

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Sep 6 – Oct 18 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Intro to Human Services — 3883
HUS 1210 – 3 credits
Leanna C. Luka-Conley

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 Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Sep 6 – Oct 18 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Intro to Human Services — 4336
HUS 1210 – 3 credits
Jesse P. Zeiders

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 Campus

Hultquist Library 203
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Intro to Family Systems — 3099
HUS 1280 – 3 credits
Jesse P. Zeiders

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 Campus

Hultquist Library 211
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro to Family Systems — 3221
HUS 1280 – 3 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 311
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Studies/Alcohol/Chem Depend — 3100
HUS 1310 – 3 credits

Students will examine the physical and pharmacological effects resulting from the use and abuse of alcohol and other substances. Topics include alcohol use and abuse, alcoholism, the disease concept, recent research theories about alcoholism and other substances, and other relevant social issues. The New York State Division of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse has reviewed this course and found it consistent with approved standards for 45 hours of CASAC counselor education/training. Provider number ED0056AL OASAS. Eligibility: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Studies/Alcohol/Chem Depend — 3223
HUS 1310 – 3 credits
Jennifer R. Ricci

Students will examine the physical and pharmacological effects resulting from the use and abuse of alcohol and other substances. Topics include alcohol use and abuse, alcoholism, the disease concept, recent research theories about alcoholism and other substances, and other relevant social issues. The New York State Division of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse has reviewed this course and found it consistent with approved standards for 45 hours of CASAC counselor education/training. Provider number ED0056AL OASAS. Eligibility: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Cattaraugus County
Aug 28 – Dec 20 TBD
Generalist Practice Skills — 3101
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 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Generalist Practice Skills — 3102
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 Campus

Hultquist Library 208
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Field Placement I-Social Work — 3103
HUS 2210 – 5 credits
Catherine A. Iannello

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 135 hours of supervised work in a human service agency. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on developing knowledge of agency networking, teamwork, applied ethics, and communication skills. The seminar also focuses on students' experiences, problems, and special interests. The student, faculty coordinator, and agency supervisor work together to develop an appropriate learning experience for the student. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisites: HUS 1210 with a C or better, a minimum of 3 credits of human services electives with a C or better, HUS 1410, and permission of the human services faculty; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Application required; must be a program major. Social science majors transferring to a four-year social work or human services program may also apply. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 254
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement I-Social Work — 3222
HUS 2210 – 5 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 135 hours of supervised work in a human service agency. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on developing knowledge of agency networking, teamwork, applied ethics, and communication skills. The seminar also focuses on students' experiences, problems, and special interests. The student, faculty coordinator, and agency supervisor work together to develop an appropriate learning experience for the student. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisites: HUS 1210 with a C or better, a minimum of 3 credits of human services electives with a C or better, HUS 1410, and permission of the human services faculty; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Application required; must be a program major. Social science majors transferring to a four-year social work or human services program may also apply. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 231
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement I: Addictions — 3905
HUS 2215 – 5 credits
Catherine A. Iannello

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 135 hours of supervised work in an OASAS approved addiction setting under the supervision of a qualified health practitioner (QHP). All students will fulfill a learning contract which includes practical training in the following areas: Screening, intake, orientation, assessment, evaluation and intervention, referral, treatment planning, counseling, crisis intervention, patient education, case management, reporting and record keeping, and consultation with other professionals. Students will participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on developing knowledge of agency networking, teamwork, applied ethics, communication skills, and integration of theory with practice. The seminar also focuses on students' experiences, problems, and special interests. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisite: HUS 1310 (with a C or better), HUS 1410, and a minimum of three additional credits of Addictions core coursework or demonstrated employment. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 254
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement I: Addictions — 3907
HUS 2215 – 5 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 135 hours of supervised work in an OASAS approved addiction setting under the supervision of a qualified health practitioner (QHP). All students will fulfill a learning contract which includes practical training in the following areas: Screening, intake, orientation, assessment, evaluation and intervention, referral, treatment planning, counseling, crisis intervention, patient education, case management, reporting and record keeping, and consultation with other professionals. Students will participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on developing knowledge of agency networking, teamwork, applied ethics, communication skills, and integration of theory with practice. The seminar also focuses on students' experiences, problems, and special interests. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisite: HUS 1310 (with a C or better), HUS 1410, and a minimum of three additional credits of Addictions core coursework or demonstrated employment. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 231
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement II — 3906
HUS 2220 – 5 credits
Catherine A. Iannello

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 135 hours of supervised work in a different agency or using a higher skill set than used in HUS 2210. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on learning to develop a helping relationship. Students will learn about the characteristics of the helper and client, and techniques of helping that are appropriate to their agency situations. Opportunities for analysis of personal characteristics and development of skills in the helping relationship will be provided during both practicum and seminar. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisites: HUS 22l0 with a C or better and permission of the human services faculty. Application required; must be a program major. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 268
Aug 30 – Dec 20 Thu 12:55 pm – 2:35 pm
Field Placement II — 3908
HUS 2220 – 0 or 5 credits

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 135 hours of supervised work in a different agency or using a higher skill set than used in HUS 2210. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on learning to develop a helping relationship. Students will learn about the characteristics of the helper and client, and techniques of helping that are appropriate to their agency situations. Opportunities for analysis of personal characteristics and development of skills in the helping relationship will be provided during both practicum and seminar. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisites: HUS 22l0 with a C or better and permission of the human services faculty. Application required; must be a program major. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Interviewing and Counseling — 3104
HUS 2230 – 3 credits
Jesse P. Zeiders

Students will develop entry level interviewing skills appropriate for work in human services agencies. Counseling theory and techniques of interviewing are emphasized. Students will learn about the therapeutic relationship, non-verbal and verbal communication, multicultural interviewing, and crisis intervention. A variety of clinical techniques are discussed through role playing and case discussions. Prerequisite: PSY 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1510 or Eligibility: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 251
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Policy And Organization — 3105
HUS 2250 – 3 credits
Catherine A. Iannello

Expanding on concepts introduced in HUS 1210, the student will demonstrate knowledge of the development and analysis of social policy. Current issues and problems in the organization and delivery of social services to diverse populations are examined with linkage to the historical perspectives. Comparisons with European social welfare programs will be made. The relationship of social and professional values to policy formulation and analysis is stressed. As part of student research teams, students will produce a written policy analysis of a major social welfare/education policy. An Internet research refresher session is included. Prerequisites: ENG 1530, HUS 1210, and sophomore standing. Should be taken with or following an internship. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Policy And Organization — 3106
HUS 2250 – 3 credits
Catherine A. Iannello

Expanding on concepts introduced in HUS 1210, the student will demonstrate knowledge of the development and analysis of social policy. Current issues and problems in the organization and delivery of social services to diverse populations are examined with linkage to the historical perspectives. Comparisons with European social welfare programs will be made. The relationship of social and professional values to policy formulation and analysis is stressed. As part of student research teams, students will produce a written policy analysis of a major social welfare/education policy. An Internet research refresher session is included. Prerequisites: ENG 1530, HUS 1210, and sophomore standing. Should be taken with or following an internship. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Working with Adolescents — 3426
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 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Intro to Gerontology — 3107
HUS 2370 – 3 credits

Students will examine an interdisciplinary perspective of the aging process and the social environments of older adults. Physical, psychological, and social changes are covered. Topics include theories of aging, demographic changes, ageism, vulnerable populations, and problems of income, retirement, housing, and health care. Emphasis is on the particular needs of the older adult and the resources and services available nationally and locally. Field trip included. Prerequisite: HUS 1210, PSY 1510, or SOC 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1510 or Eligibility: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

Ethics/Issues-Addiction Servic — 3108
HUS 2400 – 3 credits
Jesse P. Zeiders

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 fall; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD