Credit Course Schedules

Human Services - Fall 2019

Intro to Human Services — 3045
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 311
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Human Services — 3118
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Intro to Human Services — 3119
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 211
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Human Services — 3733
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 123
Sep 4 – Oct 16 Wed 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Intro to Human Services — 3760
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Sep 4 – Oct 16 Wed 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Intro to Family Systems — 3046
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 311
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Intro to Family Systems — 3123
HUS 1280 – 3 credits
Leanna C. Luka-Conley

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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 251
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Studies/Alcohol/Chem Depend — 3070
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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, occasionally spring; C fall, occasionally spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Generalist Practice Skills — 3120
HUS 1410 – 3 credits
Linda L. Dejoseph

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. Prerequisite: HUS 1210 (not required if pursuing the Certificate in Addictions Counseling). J spring, occasionally fall; C spring, occasionally fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Field Placement I-Social Work — 3047
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. Prerequisite: 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; Application required; must be a program major. Social science majors transferring to a four-year social work of human services program may also apply. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 231
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement I-Social Work — 3124
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. Prerequisite: 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; Application required; must be a program major. Social science majors transferring to a four-year social work of human services program may also apply. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 254
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement I-Social Work — 3552
HUS 2210 – 0 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. Prerequisite: 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; Application required; must be a program major. Social science majors transferring to a four-year social work of human services program may also apply. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 231
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement: Addictions I — 3048
HUS 2215 – 0 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 26 – Dec 19 Mon 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement: Addictions I — 3125
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 26 – Dec 19 Mon 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement: Addictions I — 3555
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 26 – Dec 19 Mon 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement II — 3064
HUS 2220 – 5 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

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

Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement II — 3220
HUS 2220 – 5 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

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 267
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement II — 3560
HUS 2220 – 0 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

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

Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement II — 3561
HUS 2220 – 0 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

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 267
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Interviewing and Counseling — 3122
HUS 2230 – 3 credits
Sarah T. Goebel

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. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 251
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Interviewing and Counseling — 3736
HUS 2230 – 3 credits
Linda L. Dejoseph

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. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Sep 5 – Dec 12 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Interviewing and Counseling — 3751
HUS 2230 – 3 credits
Linda L. Dejoseph

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. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Sep 5 – Dec 12 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Policy And Organization — 3072
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. Prerequisite: ENG 1530, HUS 1210; Sophomore standing. Recommended to be taken with or following an internship. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Policy And Organization — 3121
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. Prerequisite: ENG 1530, HUS 1210; Sophomore standing. Recommended to be taken with or following an internship. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Working with Adolescents — 3078
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530 and either PSY 1510, EDU 1510, or HUS 1210. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD