HDFS260 3 credits
Child Abuse and Neglect
Provides basic understanding of abuse and neglect dynamics, victim and offender typology, and treatment intervention techniques for the victim as well as the offender.
Prerequisite: BT113 or WR115.
Corequisite: PSY202 or permission of instructor.
HS100 3 credits
Introduction to Human Services
Provides general introduction to the field of Human Services and related helping professions. Invites students to explore their own biases, values, and beliefs as they relate to choosing Human Services as a profession. Course is designed for Human Services majors and for students wanting to learn about the field of Human Services. It is a required class for any Human Services degree or certificate and is a prerequisite to practicum placement.
Prerequisite: Acceptance to Human Services program.
HS115 1 credit
Principles of Client Record Management
Familiarizes students with the key concepts of clinical documentation related to screening and intake processes, assessments, treatment plans, reports, progress notes, discharge summaries, and other client-related data. Oregon Department of Human Services, American Society of Addiction Medicine, and other professionally relevant criteria will be introduced. Students will learn to respect clients’ right to privacy and confidentiality, and to appreciate the importance of accurate, timely documentation, and the necessity of safeguarding client records.
HS152 1 credit
Provides students an experiential learning experience geared to developing an understanding of their personal stress levels. The course provides a variety of tools to develop stress management strategies.
HS155 4 credits
Interviewing Theory and Techniques
Provides theoretical background and specific techniques required for interviewing. Students will practice interviewing skills in class and receive peer and professional evaluations.
Prerequisites: HS100 and HS170.
HS170 3 credits
Introduction to Practicum
Provides background and skills needed to select and succeed in a practicum placement. It also provides information and a foundation for employment in the human services field by helping students develop information and contacts with community agencies.
Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Human Services program and WR121.
HS175 1 credit
Ethics for Counselors
Prepares students for ethical decision making in the human services field. Includes study of selected professional codes of ethics. Case studies will be used for additional practices and integration.
Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Human Services program and HS100.
HS199 1-3 credits
Special Studies: Human Services
Presents special topics in human services including, but not limited to, adult children of trauma, drug and alcohol abuse among the elderly, client record management, and eating disorders.
Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Human Services program.
HS201 3 credits
Explores the dynamics of family systems, examining family tasks and strategies with a focus on both traditional and alternative pathways. Studies a variety of approaches to managing and coping with the stressors of family life in contemporary society.
Prerequisites: HS155, PSY201 and PSY202.
HS202 3 credits
Counseling the Chemically Dependent Client I
Provides an overview of the scope of chemical dependency issues, including demographics of alcohol and drug use, the brain and drugs, addiction definitions, theories and dynamics, treatment modalities, denial and other psychological defenses, counseling techniques, functions and techniques of interventions and confrontations, pharmacotherapy, countertransference, codependency dynamics, relapse dynamics, psychoeducation, and self-help.
Prerequisites: HS155 and CJ243 or SOC243.
HS204 3 credits
Counseling the Chemically Dependent Client II
Designed specifically as preparation for the Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor I (CADC I) test as offered by the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon (ACCBO) in conjunction with the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC).
Prerequisites: HS155 and HS202 or consent of instructor.
HS210 3 credits
Introduces students to intentional interviewing as a foundation for developing basic counseling skills. Focus will be on developing more intensive counseling skills with significant opportunity for hands-on practice.
Prerequisites: HS155 and HS202.
HS221 3 credits
Surveys the physical aspects of aging, theories of aging, changes in body systems, and the effects of lifestyle on the aging process. The social, biological, and psychological aspects of aging are also discussed.
HS222 3 credits
Aging and Behavior
Presents information regarding issues in mental health and aging from both a normal aging and a psychopathological point of view. Specific organic and functional mental disorders will be explored as well as a variety of approaches to assessment, treatment, and health promotion.
HS260 4 credits
Provides students with the theory and skills of small group dynamics. Focuses on group formation, development of norms, conflicts and controversy, and performance and evaluation. Includes group leader competencies, skills and attitudes, therapeutic factors, group goals and structure, client screening, stages, rules and client roles, phases of group, group problems and issues, opening and closing techniques, group ethics and client termination processes, the role of values, catharsis, transference and counter transference, self disclosure, working with a co-leader, and counselor supervision.
Prerequisites: HS155, HS202 and HS210.
HS261 Variable credit
Human Services Practicum and Seminar
Provides on-site experience with human services organizations. Seminars assist students to integrate field and classroom experiences. Each practicum placement will reflect students’ interests, abilities and educational goals.
Prerequisites: HS100 and HS170.
HS265 3 credits
Introduces the theoretical concepts and practical applications of counseling intervention strategies for the beginning helping professional. Specific topics include the helper as a person and as a professional including values, attitudes and ethics; an understanding of cultural issues that create barriers to helping; and the counseling intervention models of psychoanalytical, Gestalt, existential, cognitive-behavioral, and family therapies.
Prerequisites: HS155, HS202, and HS210.
HS266 3 credits
Crisis Intervention Strategies
Focuses on crisis intervention strategies, including assessment, skill development, case management and referral. Specific issues covered include posttraumatic stress disorder, sexual assault, domestic violence, addictions, grief and bereavement, suicide, institutional violence, hostage situations, and burnout and secondary traumatization in crisis workers.
Prerequisites: HS155 and HS210.
HS268 3 credits
Co-occurring Disorders: Introductory Theory and Counseling
Provides entry-level scope and depth of information relative to those human services helpers working with clients with a dual diagnosis of mental health and addictions.
Prerequisites: HS155, HS202, and HS210.