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 

1 comment:

  1. Are there any classes that start in January, rather than the middle of Feb?
    -Jon @ human services software