HUS - Human Services (HUS)

HUS 101  Introduction to Human Services  3 SHC  

This course covers an overview of the field of human services. Role responsibilities, problems, boundaries, and strategies of human services workers are included.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 102  Personal and Professional Development in Helping Professions  3 SHC  

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain a greater awareness of "self" through values clarification activities, reflective writings, etc., and to understand how attitudes, values and beliefs impact both their personal and professional lives.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 110  Orientation to Human Services  1 SHC  

This course is a study of the regional human services curriculum, agencies in the service area, curriculum requirements, and career opportunities.

Lecture Hours: 1

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 134  Activity Therapy  3 SHC  

This course is a study of activity programs for human services settings. Actual activity projects for various settings are developed by the students.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 201  Family Systems Dynamics  3 SHC  

This course examines the role of family structure, interaction and other dynamics in the development, maintenance and treatment of family dysfunctions.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 203  Human Behavior and Social Environment  3 SHC  

This course provides an overview of the human life cycle from birth to old age, focusing on the psychosocial implications for each stage of development. The student will be able to analyze why man interacts with society the way he does.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 204  Introduction to Social Work  3 SHC  

This course includes a general introduction to social work, including history, philosophy, organization, methods, and settings with emphasis on rehabilitation and other community services.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 206  Death and Dying  3 SHC  

This course is a study of the issues of death and dying. Stages of dying, dealing with dying, dealing with sudden death, and grief are covered in this course.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 208  Alcohol and Drug Abuse  3 SHC  

This course is a study of the etiology of alcohol and drug abuse, various types of addictive substances, physical, mental and social implications, programs in rehabilitation and preventive education.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 209  Case Management  3 SHC  

This course covers accepted methods and strategies for effectively assessing client needs, accessing necessary provider agencies, and monitoring and properly documenting service delivery and client welfare.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 217  Addictions Counseling  3 SHC  

This course provides specific skills for the diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse and addictions. Topics to be discussed include causes and diagnoses of addictions, and treatment modalities.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 220  Diversity Issues In Human Services Practice  3 SHC  

This course is a study of issues of cultural diversity, including critical analyses of gender ideologies and systemic applications. Students will be afforded opportunities to engage in self analysis and will examine currently emerging cultural trends in human services education and delivery.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 221  Professional Ethics in Human Services Practice  3 SHC  

This course is an in-depth analysis of human services ethics, application of NOHSE codes of ethics, and concepts and dilemmas specific to helping relationships.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 224  Behaviorally-Based Interventions  3 SHC  

This course provides an overview of behaviorally-based interventions, including the principles of applied behavior analysis, functional behavioral assessment, positive behavioral supports and the ethical implications of using behaviorally-based interventions.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 230  Interviewing Techniques  3 SHC  

This course covers the development of skills necessary for interviews in various organizational settings. Students in human services will use these skills and knowledge later in their supervised field placements.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 235  Group Dynamics  3 SHC  

This course is an examination of the theory and practice of group dynamics. Emphasis is on the application of the value and use of the group process in specialized settings related to human services.

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 237  Crisis Intervention  3 SHC  

This course is a study of the effects of crisis on people, the methods of intervention, and other use of multiple resources to reestablish individual function. Students are required to demonstrate mock crisis activities.

Prerequisites: HUS 230

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab/Clinical Hours: 0

HUS 250  Supervised Field Placement I  4 SHC  

This course includes work experience assignments in selected human services agencies.

Prerequisites: HUS 101 and HUS 110, minimum of 36 curriculum hours, Human Services major, minimum 2.0 GPA, and acceptable criminal background check.

Lecture Hours: 1

Lab/Clinical Hours: 9

HUS 251  Supervised Field Placement II  4 SHC  

This course includes work experience assignments in selected human services agencies.

Prerequisites: HUS 250, second year Human Services student, minimum 2.0 GPA, and acceptable criminal background check.

Lecture Hours: 1

Lab/Clinical Hours: 9