This course explores the relationship between the chemistry in the brain and behavior. We will also explore the counseling techniques for those clients with brain injuries, illnesses, and abuse/misuse issues.
An introduction to the theory and practice of counseling. This course will present a comprehensive introduction to the counseling profession. Students will explore the foundations of counseling, the counseling process, […]
A continuation of HSV216W. A minimum of 135 hours is required.(Prerequisite: ENGL120W, HSV111W, 112W, 114W, 212W, PSYC111W or POI)
This course introduces concepts relevant to the diagnosis and treatment of chemical dependency. Discussion will focus on the disease concept of chemical dependence, the effect of substance abuse problems on […]
Offers an in-depth work experience that provides the opportunity to apply knowledge by working with a specific client population. Learning objectives and specific activities will be individualized depending on the […]
The course will cover information related to providing services for children, youth and their families. Topics will include normal development, family systems theory, family issues, child abuse and neglect, family […]
This course provides an awareness and general practice of interactional communication skills expected in a supportive relationship. Supportive communication will be taught through verbal instructions, role playing activities, videotaping, class […]
This class focuses on issues of loss, grief, and survivorship. The subjects include trauma from natural disasters, war, assault, suicide, and accidental death. Methods of self-care for counselors who work […]
This course presents information pertaining to the characteristics of crisis and crisis intervention. Students will have an opportunity to study various crisis intervention models. Basic intervention skills, crisis in homes, […]
This course presents students with an opportunity to study and present on topics related to social and political trends and forces that profoundly influence service recipients and service systems.
This course reviews the process for designing and implementing support for human service consumers. Presentation and discussion will include current and evolving models for assessment and planning, as well as […]
This course will provide an introduction to the background information and concepts necessary to understand the theory and practice of services for people with a variety of challenges. The information […]