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

1 comment:

  1. Very nice courses. I think this course work will help individuals to work as a successful professional in the filed of human services.I think Online Degree Programs In Human Services fulfill needs of busy professionals who are trying to upgrade their career with completing education.