Fundamentals of Neuroscience and Wellness

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.

Introduction to Counseling

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, […]

Internship in Human Services II

A continuation of HSV216W. A minimum of 135 hours is required.(Prerequisite: ENGL120W, HSV111W, 112W, 114W, 212W, PSYC111W or POI)

Chemical Dependence

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 […]

Internship in Human Services I

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 […]

Issues of Children and Families

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 […]

Supportive Communication Skills

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 […]

Trauma Counseling and Self-care

This class focuses on issues of loss, grief, and survivorship. ┬áThe subjects include trauma from natural disasters, war, assault, suicide, and accidental death. Methods of self-care for counselors who work […]

Crisis Intervention

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, […]

Social and Political Issues in Human Services

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.

Case Management

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 […]

Introduction to Human Services

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 […]