Monday, July 22, 2013

HUMS F102 UI1
2 cr
Standards of Practice
Garno (Hensley), L
CRN: 79436
 
lshensley@alaska.edu
Audio Conference and Blackboard Course:
Designed to provide an integrative approach for
ongoing development of critical thinking skills,
best practices evaluation, and application of
skills based competencies. Students will be
challenged to integrate their learning from any
previous human service or related training and
education, past and present work settings as
well as life experiences. This process will be
facilitated through the development of a
professional portfolio, collaborative group
learning, class discussions and the use of
blended learning approaches.
Recommended:
This course should be taken
as soon as possible upon acceptance into the
Human Services Program.
M, W 11:30am to 1:00pm
10/21–12/4/13
 
HUMS F210 UI1
3 cr
Crisis and Grief Counseling
Greywolf, Iva
CRN: 79437
igreywolf@alaska.edu
Audio Conference and Blackboard Course:
Helping people in crisis from a theoretical and
experiential perspective. Understanding how
people feel, think and behave during periods of
crisis and grieving. Suicide, violence, life
transitions and AIDS explored.
T, R 9:00–10:30am
9/24–12/5/13
 
HUMS F215 UI1
3 cr
Individual Interviewing
Hensley, L
CRN: 79438
lshensley@alaska.edu
Audio Conference and Blackboard Course:
Introduction to interpersonal communication
skills. Focus on gathering client information
through the interviewing process. Emphasis on
development of one to one interviewing,
behavioral observation and documentation.
T, R 11:30am–1:00pm
9/24–12/5/13
 
HUMS F232 UI1
3 cr
Human Services Practicum I
Hensley, L
CRN: 79439
lshensley@alaska.edu
Audio Conference and Blackboard Course:
Integration of human service theory with skill
-
based training through a professional, supervised experience in a human serviceagency. Practicum requires 125 hours. Seminar also meets one hour per week; student-shared learning, peer support and documentation,
including progress notes, social history, mental
status and case planning.
Prerequisites:
Human Services major or minor;
permission of instructor.
Days and Times TBA
9/5–12/15/13
 
HUMS F233 UI1
3 cr
Human Services Pract II
Hensley, L
CRN: 79440
lshensley@alaska.edu
Audio Conference and
Blackboard Course:
Continuation of HUMS F232. Course may be
repeated once for credit to meet program
requirements.
Prerequisites:
HUMS F232.
Days and Times TBA
9/5–12/15/13
 
HUMS F250 UI1
1 cr
Interventions for Historical Trauma
CRN: 79441
Greywolf, Iva
igreywolf@alaska.edu
Audio Conference and Blackboard Course:
Selected current issues of importance to the
human service field. Emphasis on issues
impacting Alaskan communities. Repeatable for
credit by Human Services majors to a maximumof 9 credits.
T, R 11:30am–1:00pm
9/24–10/15/13
 
HUMS F261 UI1
1 cr
Substance Abuse Assessment
Hensley, L
CRN: 79435
lshensley@alaska.edu
Audio Conference and Blackboard Course:
Treatment begins with assessment of need and
intensity of services required. Students will
understand criteria of ASAM: PPC II and have
the skill to apply it to specific cases.
Prerequisites:
HUMS F125 or permission of instructor.
M, W 11:30am–1:00pm
9/23–10/16/13
 
HUMS F301 UI1       
3 cr
Ethics in Human Services
Hensley, L
CRN: 79442
lshensley@alaska.edu
Audio Conference and Blackboard Course:
Professional and ethical issues related to the
helping professions. Ethical concerns in
multicultural and rural human service delivery.
Ethics and legal issues related to substance
abuse counseling in Alaska.
Prerequisites:
PSY F101 or SOC F100X.
M, W 9:00–10:30am
9/23-12/4/13

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Spring 2013 HUMS Courses

Please note: All courses listed below are accepted for the Educator: Paraprofessional Associates of Applied Sciences requirement of 6-12 Concentration credits.

HUMS F101 Introduction to Human Services   
3 Credits        M/W 11:30a-1p Late Start Date: February 18, 2013  
Lara Hensley Provides an overview and orientation for individuals who have either started or are exploring human service careers. Designed for entry level behavioral health providers with an emphasis in understanding social service systems in rural and frontier Alaska. Learners will consider the theoretical foundations of the helping process both personal and external-driven while setting a career path that builds on individual strengths. Students should come away knowing their current worker competencies and those yet to be developed. Recommended: Should be taken within the first academic year when possible. Strongly encourage students to be accepted into the Human Services Degree Program.

Special Requirements: Blackboard, computer, internet
Textbook: Introduction to Human Services, Woodside 6th Edition 

HUMS F105 Personal Awareness and Growth
3 Credits TR 5:10-6:40pm Late Start Date: February 19, 2013
Torie Foote
Interpersonal and intrapersonal communication explored. Personal growth process presented from a holistic perspective. Focus will identify opportunities for personal enrichment through increased awareness of self and others.
Special Requirements: Blackboard, computer, internet
Textbook: I Never Knew I Had A Choice, Corey 9th Edition 

HUMS F205 Basic Group Counseling
3 Credits Sat. 10am-1pm Late Start Date: February 16, 2013
Lara Hensley
Concepts and techniques of working with small groups, including establishing group goals, effective group interaction, termination and evaluation. Development of therapeutic group activities presented.
Special Requirements: Blackboard, computer, internet
Textbook: Groups: Process and Practice, Corey 8th Edition 


HUMS F250 Current Issues in Human Services 
1 Credits Wed Only 4pm-5:30pm Late Start Date: February 20, 2013
Lara Hensley
Selected current issues of importance to the human service field. Emphasis on issues impacting Alaskan communities. Repeatable for credit by Human Service majors to a maximum of 9 credits.
Special Requirements: Blackboard, computer, internet
NO TEXTBOOK -all materials will be provided in Blackboard



HUMS F305 Substance Abuse Counseling
3 Credits TR 11:30a-1pm Late Start Date: February 19, 2013
Lara Hensley
Introduction to the basic principles of substance abuse counseling. Application of counseling modalities to intervention and treatment of individuals, families and groups experiencing alcohol and drug abuse or dependence. Cross-cultural issues addressed. Prerequisites: HUMS F125.
Special Requirements: Blackboard, computer, internet
Textbook: Substance Abuse Counseling, Lewis 4th Edition 

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Fall 2012 Courses:


HUMS F102 UI1 2 cr
Standards of Practice
CRN: 78308 
Lara Hensley lshensley@alaska.edu
AUDIO CONFERENCE , BLACKBOARD COURSE:
Designed to provide an integrative approach for
ongoing development of critical thinking skills, best
practices evaluation, and application of skills based
competencies. Students will be challenged to
integrate their learning from any previous human
service or related training and education, past and
present work settings as well as life experiences.
This process will be facilitated through the
development of a professional portfolio,
collaborative group learning, class discussions and
the use of blended learning approaches.
Recommended: This course should be taken as
soon as possible upon acceptance into the Human
Services Program.
Sa 10:00 to 1:00pm
9/15 - 11/3/2012
Required Textbooks:  
The Social Work Portfolio; Cournoyer and Stanley
ISBN: 0-534-34305-8
Becoming A Helper; Corey and Corey
ISBN: 0-534-61452-3

HUMS F210 UI1 3 cr
Crisis and Grief Counseling            
CRN: 78356
Lara Hensley  lshensley@alaska.edu
AUDIO CONFERENCE, BLACKBOARD COURSE:
Helping people in crisis from a theoretical and
experiential perspective. Understanding how
people feel, think and behave during periods of
crisis and grieving. Suicide, violence, life transitions
and AIDS explored.
T, R 11:30 to 1:00pm
9/18 - 12/6/2012
Required Textbook: 
A Guide to Crisis Intervention; 
Kristi Kanel 
ISBN: 1-111-77146-4

HUMS F215 UI1 3 cr
Individual Interviewing
CRN: 78357 
Lara Hensley lshensley@alaska.edu
AUDIO CONFERENCE, BLACKBOARD COURSE:
Introduction to interpersonal communication skills.
Focus on gathering client information through the
interviewing process. Emphasis on development of
one to one interviewing, behavioral observation and
documentation.
M, W 5:10 to 6:40pm
9/17 - 12/05/2012
Required Textbook:
Interviewing in Action in a Multicultural World;
Murphy and Dillon
ISBN: 0-8400-3264-1

HUMS F260 UI1 1 cr
History of Alcohol in Alaska
CRN: 78358 
Lara Hensley lshensley@alaska.edu
AUDIO CONFERENCE, BLACKBOARD COURSE:
Significant historical forces, events and
consequences related to alcohol and other drug
use in Alaska. Includes current impact and trends.
Prerequisites: HUMS F125 or permission of
instructor.
Sa 10:00 to 1:00pm
11/10 - 12/1/2012
No textbooks required. Readings located in Bb.

HUMS F261 UI1 1 cr
Substance Abuse Assessment: ASAM PPC II
CRN: 78367
Lara Hensley lshensley@alaska.edu
AUDIO CONFERENCE, BLACKBOARD COURSE:
Treatment begins with assessment of need and
intensity of services required. Students will
understand criteria of ASAM: PPC II and have the
skill to apply it to specific cases.
Prerequisites: HUMS F125 or permission of
instructor.
M, W 11:30am to 1:00pm
9/10 - 10/08/2012
No textbooks required. Readings located in Bb.


HUMS F266 UI1 2 cr
Co-occurring Disorders
CRN: 78369
Lara Hensley lshensley@alaska.edu
AUDIO CONFERENCE, BLACKBOARD COURSE:
Theories and skills related to counseling the
mentally ill substance abuser. Includes diagnosis,
treatment planning and approaches, and special
considerations.
Prerequisites: HUMS F125.
M, W 11:30am to 1:00pm
10/10 - 12/05/2012
Required Textbook:
Integrated Treatment for Dual Disorders: A Guide to Effective Practice
Kim T. Mueser, Douglas L. Noordsy, Robert E. Drake, & Lindy Fox; 
The Guilford Press; New York; 2003.

HUMS F301 UI1 3 cr
Ethics in Human Service
CRN: 78370  
Vicki Koehler vkoehler@gci.net
AUDIO CONFERENCE, BLACKBOARD COURSE:
Theories and skills related to counseling the
mentally ill substance abuser. Includes diagnosis,
treatment planning and approaches, and special
considerations.
Prerequisites: HUMS F125.
T, R 5:10 to 6:40pm
9/18 - 12/06/2012
Required Textbooks:
Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions (7th Edition). 
Corey, G. Corey, M. and Callahan, P. (2007).

What Would You Do? An Ethical Case Workbook for Human Service Professionals. 
Kenyon, Patricia (1999).
Pacific Grove: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Spring 2012 HUMS Cross Regional Courses:

The following courses are offered through the Distance Delivery method, with Audio (phone) and Blackboard (computer). If you have never used Blackboard Lara can get you set up before class starts.



HUMS F101 Introduction to Human Services  
3 Credits        M/W 11:30a-1p Late Start Date: February 13, 2012 
Lara Hensley

Provides an overview and orientation for individuals who have either started or are exploring human service careers. Designed for entry level behavioral health providers with an emphasis in understanding social service systems in rural and frontier Alaska. Learners will consider the theoretical foundations of the helping process both personal and external-driven while setting a career path that builds on individual strengths. Students should come away knowing their current worker competencies and those yet to be developed. Recommended: Should be taken within the first academic year when possible. Strongly encourage students to be accepted into the Human Services Degree Program.

Special Requirements: Blackboard, computer, internet
Textbook: Introduction to Human Services, Woodside 6th Edition

HUMS F105 Personal Awareness and Growth
3 Credits TR 11:30am-1:00pm Late Start Date: February 14, 2012
Lara Hensley
Interpersonal and intrapersonal communication explored. Personal growth process presented from a holistic perspective. Focus will identify opportunities for personal enrichment through increased awareness of self and others.
Special Requirements: Blackboard, computer, internet
Textbook: I Never Knew I Had A Choice, Corey 9th Edition


HUMS F205 Basic Group Counseling
3 Credits Sat. 10am-1pm Late Start Date: February 12, 2012
Lara Hensley
Concepts and techniques of working with small groups, including establishing group goals, effective group interaction, termination and evaluation. Development of therapeutic group activities presented.
Special Requirements: Blackboard, computer, internet
Textbook: Groups: Process and Practice, Corey 8th Edition


HUMS F305 Substance Abuse Counseling
3 Credits MW 5:10pm-6:40pm Late Start Date: February 13, 2012
Lara Hensley
Introduction to the basic principles of substance abuse counseling. Application of counseling modalities to intervention and treatment of individuals, families and groups experiencing alcohol and drug abuse or dependence. Cross-cultural issues addressed. Prerequisites: HUMS F125.
Special Requirements: Blackboard, computer, internet
Textbook: Substance Abuse Counseling, Lewis 4th Edition

HUMS F120 Cultural Diversity in Human Services
3 Credits
TR 5:10p-6:40p  Late Start Date: February 14, 2010
Dr. Iva GreyWolf

The impact of culture on the delivery of human services including Alaska Native cultures; examination of relationship of multicultural and multi-ethnic concepts. Issues of age, class, disablement, race, gender and sexual orientation will also be discussed. Student exploration of personal values and cultural world view included.
Special Requirements: Blackboard, computer, internet

Textbook: Microsaggressions in Everyday Life, Sue