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Human Services

HUS1302 Basic Counseling Skills 3.00 credits
Development of the skills of observation, recording, reporting, interviewing and counseling. These skills are presented in the context of general counseling theory. (3 hr. lecture)

HUS1421 Assessment and Treatment Planning in Addictions 3.00 credits
This course is designed to familiarize students with the core functions of Assessment and Treatment Planning for the chemically dependent client. Emphasis on treatment planning will be accomplished drawing from the Florida Certification Board for addiction professionals and the Department of Children's and Family Services guidelines. Prerequisites: HUS 2493, PSB 2442. (3 hr. lecture)

HUS1423 Group Counseling in Substance Abuse 3.00 credits
This course stresses development of effective group counseling leadership skills including organizing, implementing, and evaluating group counseling programs. The course includes actual group experiences. Prerequisite: PSB 2442. (3 hr. lecture) This course stresses development of effective group counseling leadership skills including organizing, implementing, and evaluating group counseling programs. The course includes actual group experiences. Prerequisite: PSB 2442. (3 hr. lecture)

HUS1440 Family Issues in Chemical Dependency 3.00 credits
This course is designed to analyze the effects of chemical abuse on the family system. Emphasis will be placed on family roles and dynamics; characteristics of children (including adult children) of chemical abusers; theories of co-dependence; and adaptations made individually and socially by family members. Critical issues and strategies in family treatment will be explored. (3 hr. lecture)

HUS1475 Addiction Counseling and the law 3.00 credits
This course is designed to introduce addiction counseling students to the vocabulary, agencies and processes required to work with clients involved in both the criminal and civil justice systems. This course focuses on the relationship between the law and Human Services institutions, patterns of law-making and law-breaking, the legal structures and processes, and law as an instrument of public policy, social control and social change. The roles and functions of police, courts and correctional services will be surveyed. Common civil issues that affect clients in recovery will be explored. In addition this course will enable students to explain the legal basis for alcohol and other drug services in Florida. State statutes pertaining to alcohol and drugs and their administrative rules will be reviewed. Confidentiality requirements, compliance standards, and professional ethics will be presented. Prerequisite: PSB 2442. (3 hr. lecture)

HUS2820 Field Experience in Human Service 3.00 credits
Volunteer work as counseling paraprofessionals in a community agency under supervision. Students meet regularly with the Field Coordinator. Prerequisites: HUS 1001, 1302, 2303. (120 hrs. per term)

HUS2902 Directed Independent Study In Addiction Treatment 3.00 credits
This course is designed to allow students to pursue projects under faculty advisement and supervision. Projects may be directed research, or development of skills and competencies. The proposed project must demonstrate competency in one of the core competencies of addiction counseling learned in HUS2493 and must be approved by the supervising instructor. Prerequisites: HUS 2493, PSB 2442. (3 hr. lecture)

HUS2941 Human Services Addiction Counseling Practicum 6.00 credits
This course is designed to provide the student with an arena to practice the application of Human Services addiction counseling theories and techniques in a licensed addiction treatment facility. Prerequisites: HUS 1302, 1421, 1423, 2493, 2500 and PSB 2442. (6 hr. lecture)

 
     
     
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