Credit Course Schedules

Human Services - Fall 2019

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
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
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