HSV

Courses

HSV 110 Introduction to Human Services
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

An introduction to the human services field. Topics include: settings where human services professionals practice; the role of the social work assistant; ethical, legal, and professional standards; and understanding how to serve a diverse population.
Prerequisites: ENG 101
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HSV 115 Counseling and Interviewing Techniques
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on components of interviewing and counseling within the helping professions. Topics include: counseling theory and techniques, and intervention strategies and skills used by human services professionals.
Prerequisites: HSV 110 or SWK 110 or PSY 110 (minimum grade C for all)
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HSV 210 Treatment Planning and Documentation
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on record keeping for the human services profession. Topics include: functional, legal, and ethical aspects of documentation; electronic record keeping; and problem statements, client assessments, goal/service plans, and progress notes.
Prerequisites: HSV 110 and HSV 115 (minimum grade C for both)
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HSV 215 Group Work in Human Services
4 Credits. 4 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on the history, practice, and theory of group work pertaining to human/social service settings. Topics include: types of groups, stages of the group process, role of the facilitator, participant roles and influences, and group counseling techniques.
Prerequisites: HSV 110 (minimum grade C)
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HSV 220 Family Theory and Services
4 Credits. 4 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on family theories, counseling approaches, and intervention strategies. Topics include: services and resources available to families, concepts related to traditional and nontraditional families, and intergenerational patterns of behavior and family traits.
Prerequisites: HSV 110 or SWK 110 (minimum grade C for both)
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HSV 291 Human Services Practicum 1
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 10 Lab Hours.

Students spend at least 10 hours per week, for a total of 150 hours for the semester, at a community agency providing direct service under professional supervision. Students also participate in a weekly 1-hour seminar. Confidentiality and professionalism are emphasized.
Prerequisites: HSV 110 and HSV 115 and HSV 210 (minimum grade C for all)
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HSV 292 Human Services Practicum 2
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 10 Lab Hours.

A continuation of HSV 291, focused on developing and enhancing skills. Students spend at least 10 hours per week, for a total of 150 hours for the semester, at a community agency providing direct service under professional supervision. Students also participate in a weekly 1-hour seminar.
Prerequisites: HSV 291 (minimum grade C)
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