Dept. of Human Services Class Schedules

Fall 2024

HUMS

  • A107 History of Systems of Change 3 Credits

    History of Systems of Change

    Introduces historical foundations of the human service profession through the lens of formative legislation and the evolution of the profession.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75010 801 Sandlin, Amanda August 26 - December 14 10
  • A122 Substance Use Disorder in AK 3 Credits

    Substance Use Disorder in AK

    Covers social and community factors influencing substance use as a social problem. Focuses on the epidemiology of substance use, substance use disorder, addiction, and co-occurring disorders. Addresses the social, psychological, behavioral and biophysiological aspects of substance use. Addresses infectious diseases that may co-occur with substance abuse.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75264 PX1 Burgess, RaDeena August 26 - December 14 7
  • A125 High Risk Behav in Adolescents 3 Credits

    High Risk Behav in Adolescents

    Provides an overview of brain development and its impact on behavior. Presents types of issues in adolescence and prevention approaches to high-risk behavior.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73935 RW1 Partridge, Brian August 26 - December 14 28
  • A156 Human Services ePortfolio 1 Credits

    Human Services ePortfolio

    Provides students an opportunity to explore documenting their achievements in a professional electronic portfolio and practice relevant technological literacy skills for the workplace. Includes the completion of self-assessments of students' skills and scope of work in human service organizations.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75011 801 - DIST ONLINE Kabranian, Seta August 28 - September 29 10
    View detailed information for CRN:75011 801 W 10:00AM - 12:45AM PSB 231 Kabranian, Seta August 28 - September 29 10
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A190 Selected Topics 1 - 3 Credits

    Selected Topics

    Examines special interest topics in the field of human services. Special Note: May be repeated for credit with a change in subtitle.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75283 PX1 Gette, Judy August 26 - December 14 15
  • A200 Intro Children's Behav Hlth 3 Credits

    Intro Children's Behav Hlth

    Covers ethics and ethical practices, self-care, confidentiality, mandatory reporting, overview of child and adolescent development, building and maintaining therapeutic relationships, boundaries, culturally responsive interventions, resiliency, communication, and additional behavioral health topics impacting treatment outcomes for children and adolescents.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71245 801 Piffarerio, Jennifer August 26 - December 14 11
  • A205 Tch Behv Sup & Soc Skls to Yth 3 Credits

    Tch Behv Sup & Soc Skls to Yth

    Equips students and professionals with practical strategies to enhance children's self-esteem, social competence, and resilience while incorporating positive behavior support principles. Introduces various intervention models and emphasizes effective interactions and conversations to support children from diverse backgrounds, providing a comprehensive framework for enhancing social development and behavior management skills.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71246 801 Piffarerio, Jennifer August 26 - December 14 7
  • A206 Understndng Chldrn's Mntl Hlth 3 Credits

    Understndng Chldrn's Mntl Hlth

    Offers students a comprehensive understanding of mental health diagnoses commonly observed in children, within the context of supporting the child's well-being. Engages students in exploring interventions associated with various diagnoses. Equips students with the knowledge and skills to effectively support children with behavioral and mental health challenges in various settings.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75525 801 Piffarerio, Jennifer August 26 - December 14 11
  • A207 Trauma Informed Wk w/ Children 3 Credits

    Trauma Informed Wk w/ Children

    Covers differentiation between types of trauma that children can experience and how trauma may affect their treatment outcomes. Examines safe and supportive trauma-informed interventions, as well as strategies to reduce the effects of caregiver fatigue. Special Note: Not available for credit to students who have completed HUMS A307. May be stacked with: HUMS A307

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75576 801 Piffarerio, Jennifer August 26 - December 14 15
  • A224 Conflict & Collaboration 3 Credits

    Conflict & Collaboration

    Presents interpersonal conflict and collaboration through the social construction and general systems theoretical frameworks. Presents models to help manage and/or resolve conflict.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73937 IW1 Kipp Lavea, Bettina August 26 - December 14 9
  • A225 Counseling in Human Services 3 Credits

    Counseling in Human Services

    Presents counseling approaches and skills within ethical and theoretical frameworks. Provides students with knowledge and practical application skills for helping relationships, including skills for understanding, positive action, crisis intervention, and trauma-informed care.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73938 IW1 Kipp Lavea, Bettina August 26 - December 14 6
  • A241 Guardianshp and Conservatorshp 3 Credits

    Guardianshp and Conservatorshp

    Examines guardianship and conservatorship regarding statutes, authority, limitations, and fiduciary obligations. Explores alternatives to guardianship, the power of attorney, and supported decision-making for vulnerable adults. Introduces person-centered practice as well as medical decision-making obligations and limitations.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75620 801 Sandlin, Amanda August 26 - December 14 15
  • A242 Guardianship: Legal Process 3 Credits

    Guardianship: Legal Process

    Describes the legal process of working with guardianships, including petitioners and their duties, types of opening letters, Guardian ad Litem (GAL) conversions, court visitors, motions, annual reports, repayment of benefits, and wills.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75621 801 Staff, UA August 26 - December 14 15
    View detailed information for CRN:75621 801 Staff, UA August 26 - December 14 15
  • A253 Human Serv and Disabilities 3 Credits

    Human Serv and Disabilities

    Explores human services in the diverse field of disabilities. Examines history, service systems, advocacy, and disability culture.

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    View detailed information for CRN:75265 PX1 Harmon, Mary August 26 - December 14 6
  • A254 Place Identity & Hist Trauma 3 Credits

    Place Identity & Hist Trauma

    Introduces historical trauma and its impact on marginalized populations. Explores the concept of place identity and focuses on the importance of recognizing signs of historical trauma in children. Utilizes case studies, story telling and talking circles to identify culturally appropriate prevention and treatment interventions.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75012 801 Ross, Jessica August 26 - December 14 13
  • A288 Case Management in Human Svs 3 Credits

    Case Management in Human Svs

    Focuses upon theory and application associated with service delivery, client assessment, case planning, implementation, evaluation and ethical decision making. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Associate of Applied Science in Human Services, the Bachelor of Human Services or department approval

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73939 RW1 Person, Julia August 26 - December 14 19
  • A295A Human Services Practicum I 3 Credits

    Human Services Practicum I

    Places students in a community agency with an emphasis on observation of agency structure and function, development of professional and inter-agency relationships, and applying helping skills with agency clients. Includes having students construct e-portfolios to document their growth and development in practicum. Special Note: Includes a mandatory weekly in-class seminar and 125 hours completed in the field placement agency. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Associate of Applied Science in Human Services or the Bachelor of Human Services

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71249 801 - ARR ARR Kabranian, Seta August 26 - December 14 8
    View detailed information for CRN:71249 801 T 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST ONLINE Kabranian, Seta August 26 - December 14 8
    View detailed information for CRN:71249 801 T 11:30AM - 12:45AM PSB 231 Kabranian, Seta August 26 - December 14 8
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A321 *Diversity Issues HUMS Prctice 3 Credits

    *Diversity Issues HUMS Prctice

    Examines diversity from historical and current perspectives with an emphasis upon self-awareness. Incorporates the needs of diverse groups into human services best practices through readings, role-play and group activity.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75577 801 Ross, Jessica August 26 - December 14 10
  • A333 Alternative Dispute Resolution 3 Credits

    Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Provides a conceptual framework in alternative dispute resolution with emphasis on history, communication skills and ethics. Uses simulation exercises, including negotiation strategy and tactics, mediation process and techniques, and development of arbitration case theory presentation. Registration Restrictions: Department approval

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71252 801 Cravez, Glenn August 26 - December 14 14
  • A355 Working with Indiv Clients 3 Credits

    Working with Indiv Clients

    Presents techniques for working with individual clients. Covers specific theoretical concepts and techniques appropriate to a broad range of human services delivery systems. Presents approaches in a cultural context for individual clients, particularly ones in which members experience oppression and marginalization. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Bachelor of Human Services or department approval

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73940 IW1 Kipp Lavea, Bettina August 26 - December 14 10
  • A356 Dynamics of HUMS Organizations 3 Credits

    Dynamics of HUMS Organizations

    Introduces the dynamics of human service organizations and the evolution of the human services field. Examines organizational behavior and its impact on clients, staff, and the community.

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    View detailed information for CRN:75196 RW1 Person, Julia August 26 - December 14 27
  • A417 Advanced Recovery Practice 3 Credits

    Advanced Recovery Practice

    Addresses models of counseling and intervention that incorporate diversity and strengths-based approaches for advancing recovery, particularly those useful in challenging situations. Deepens students’ understanding of tools to address those challenging situations, including relapse, infectious disease, developmental and cognitive factors, and socio-legal issues.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:75540 801 Staff, UA August 26 - December 14 13
  • A491 Qualitative Research and Eval 3 Credits

    Qualitative Research and Eval

    Provides knowledge and skill development in qualitative research and evaluation. Prepares students for their Capstone research project. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing or department approval

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71255 801 Chase, Yvonne August 26 - December 14 11
  • A495 Human Services Practicum III 3 Credits

    Human Services Practicum III

    Provides students with advancing levels of responsibility in direct client services and/or specialized activities/projects. Increases students' professional development through the use of electronic portfolios. Affords students an opportunity to develop the proposal for their Capstone project. Special Note: Requires students to complete 125 hours in a field placement agency. Registration Restrictions: Senior standing and admission to the Bachelor of Human Services

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71256 801 - ARR ARR Kabranian, Seta August 26 - December 14 9
    View detailed information for CRN:71256 801 M 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST ONLINE Kabranian, Seta August 26 - December 14 9
    View detailed information for CRN:71256 801 M 11:30AM - 12:45AM PSB 231 Kabranian, Seta August 26 - December 14 9
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

Summer 2024

HUMS

  • A490 Selected Topics in HS Practice 3 Credits

    Selected Topics in HS Practice

    Presents a systems approach to community and family human service delivery. Examines contemporary and changing service delivery values, perspectives and intervention techniques, in the correctional, child protection, mental health, health, housing, and other complex systems. Special Note: May be repeated three times with a change of subtitle and content. Registration Restrictions: Department approval.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:51235 501 Chase, Yvonne May 20 - June 24 0
    View detailed information for CRN:51235 501 Chase, Yvonne May 20 - June 24 0
  • A496 *Hum Svcs Integrative Capstone 3 Credits

    *Hum Svcs Integrative Capstone

    Prepares students to conduct research and complete an Integrative Capstone project. Includes 50 hours in their last field placement agency for data collection. Requires students to complete a literature review, collect and analyze the data, and present the results using e-portfolio. Provides an opportunity for students to develop grant-writing skills. Registration Restrictions: Senior standing and admission to the Bachelor of Human Services

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:51581 501 Chase, Yvonne May 20 - August 3 0