Human Services - Fall 2018

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
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
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