Credit Course Schedules

Human Services - Spring 2020

Intro to Family Systems — 3615
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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 226
Jan 16 – Mar 5 Thu 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Studies/Alcohol/Chem Depend — 3619
HUS 1310 – 3 credits
Kristi A. Goldthwaite

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

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Jan 16 – Mar 5 Thu 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Generalist Practice Skills — 3622
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

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Mar 11 – May 7 Wed 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm