Information about Spring 2021 at JCC

Credit Course Schedules

Human Services - Spring 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Intro to Human Services — 3309
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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 26 – May 14 TBD
Intro to Human Services — 3313
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 294
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Family Systems — 3646
HUS 1280 – 3 credits
John-Morgan Phillips

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

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Studies/Alcohol/Chem Depend — 3648
HUS 1310 – 3 credits
John-Morgan Phillips

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

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
Generalist Practice Skills — 3372
HUS 1410 – 3 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Technology Center 204
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Generalist Practice Skills — 3657
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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 26 – May 14 TBD
Field Placement I-Social Work — 3314
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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Field Placement I-Social Work — 3315
HUS 2210 – 0 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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Field Placement II — 3649
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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 26 – May 14 TBD
Field Placement II — 3650
HUS 2220 – 0 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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 26 – May 14 TBD
Interviewing and Counseling — 3319
HUS 2230 – 3 credits
John-Morgan Phillips

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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Interviewing and Counseling — 3371
HUS 2230 – 3 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Technology Center 204
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Policy And Organization — 3323
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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Ethics/Issues-Addiction Servic — 3289
HUS 2400 – 3 credits
Jennifer R. Ricci

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. Prerequisite: HUS 1310. J fall; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 26 – May 14 TBD
Alcohol/Chem Depend:Treatment — 3290
HUS 2430 – 3 credits
John-Morgan Phillips

Builds on previous alcoholism and substance abuse courses to provide an overview of methods used in the field of chemical dependency. Specific focus is on the primary skills required of counselors: group and individual counseling, treatment planning, diagnostic assessment, psycho-social assessment, and case management. The course assumes a working knowledge of alcoholism and other addictions and a prior course in interviewing is suggested. The New York State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse has reviewed this course and found it consistent with approved standards for 45 hours of education/training for the CASAC. Provider number ED0056AL OASAS. Prerequisite: HUS 1310 or extensive employment in a chemical dependency agency. Prior interviewing course suggested. B.S. and M.S. level individuals are permitted to enroll if they have prior counseling education. HUS 1280 and HUS 2230 recommended. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 26 – May 14 TBD