HUS 101 Introduction to Human Services

An introduction to social welfare systems and their functions as they relate to social needs and problems within the political, social and economic contexts. An overview of the history and development of social welfare systems, the range of current social services and the knowledge and skills necessary for responding to human needs.

Augusta
09078 Introduction to Human Services M 04:00PM-06:45PM Giroux 3
09672 Introduction to Human Services TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Jakab 3

(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
14941 Introduction to Human Services T 01:00PM-03:45PM Line 3

Bangor
10220 Introduction to Human Services M 09:00AM-11:45AM Hunt 3
10221 Introduction to Human Services W 01:00PM-03:45PM Lane 3
09673 Introduction to Human Services TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Jakab 3

Ellsworth/Hancock
10371 Introduction to Human Services W 01:00PM-03:45PM Sapien 3

Rockland
12118 Introduction to Human Services M 07:00PM-09:45PM McEwan 3

Rumford/Mexico
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
13620 Introduction to Human Services T 01:00PM-03:45PM Line 3

Saco/Biddeford
12129 Introduction to Human Services T 01:00PM-03:45PM Burdick 3

ITV
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
Introduction to Human Services TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Jakab 3

09674 Bath/Brunswick
12341 Bethel
12308 Bucksport
12309 Caribou - Delayed Viewing
12310 Deer Isle
12312 East Millinocket
12313 East Sullivan
12311 Ellsworth/Hancock
12325 Farmington
12329 Fort Kent
12315 Greenville
12316 Houlton
12314 Hutchinson Center
12337 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
12317 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
12340 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
12319 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
12320 Lewiston-Auburn
12323 Lincoln
12343 Machias
12321 Madawaska - Delayed Viewing
12324 Mount Desert
12328 Newport
12327 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
12331 Presque Isle
12332 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
12334 Rockland
12335 Rumford/Mexico
12322 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
12336 Saco/Biddeford
12338 Sanford
12318 Sherman Station
12339 Skowhegan
12347 South Paris
12326 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing
12344 Van Buren - Delayed Viewing
12345 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing
12346 Wiscasset

WEB
12140 Introduction to Human Services Jakab 3 (Meets 10/10-11/30)

 

HUS 125 Chemical Dependency

This course introduces the student to basic information concerning chemical addiction. Covered are the psychological and physiological effects of alcohol and other abused drugs, the nature of addiction, and substance abuse as a family condition. Alcoholics Anonymous and other self-help groups and programs and treatment modalities are addressed.

Augusta
09079 Chemical Dependency W 09:00AM-11:45AM Adams 3

(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09675 Chemical Dependency F 04:00PM-06:45PM Watkins 3

Bangor
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09676 Chemical Dependency F 04:00PM-06:45PM Watkins 3

ITV
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
Chemical Dependency F 04:00PM-06:45PM Watkins 3

09677 Bath/Brunswick
12380 Bethel
12349 Bucksport
12350 Calais
12351 Deer Isle
12370 Dover-Foxcroft/Penquis
12353 East Millinocket
12354 East Sullivan
12352 Ellsworth/Hancock
12365 Farmington
12369 Fort Kent
12356 Greenville
12357 Houlton
12355 Hutchinson Center
12376 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
12358 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
12379 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
12360 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
12361 Lewiston-Auburn
12363 Lincoln
12381 Machias
12364 Mount Desert
12368 Newport
12367 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
12371 Presque Isle
12372 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
12373 Rockland
12374 Rumford/Mexico
12362 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
12375 Saco/Biddeford
12377 Sanford
12359 Sherman Station
12378 Skowhegan
12386 South Paris
12366 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing
12382 Van Buren - Delayed Viewing
12383 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing
12384 Winthrop
12385 Wiscasset

 

HUS 130 Developmental Disabilities

Explores the physiological, educational, psychological, and familial characteristics of developmental disabilities for children and adults. Mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autistic disorder and other disabilities will be presented within current and historical contexts regarding public attitudes, diagnostic criteria and services.

Bangor
10222 Developmental Disabilities W 09:00AM-11:45AM Hunt 3

WEB
12969 Developmental Disabilities Clark 3

 

HUS 134 Cultural Competence in the Helping Professions

This course familiarizes students with the theoretical and practical components of cultural competence. By understanding the elements of multicultural helping, students will develop a foundation for working with a variety of issues and populations. Topic areas will include the nature of prejudice, racial and ethnic identity, individual and collective worldview and the study of specific cultural groups. Practical strategies and cultural self-awareness will also be emphasized as essential to effective intervention with clients.

WEB
13961 Cultural Competence in the Helping Professions Lemay 3

 

HUS 160 Perspectives on Infants, Toddlers and Young Children

An introduction to the nature and needs of young children. Developmentally appropriate methods of caregiving will be studied. Interpersonal skills needed for working with young children and their families will be developed through discussion and role playing. Descriptions of services for young children will be presented by professionals working in the field.

WEB
14284 Perspectives on Infants, Toddlers and Young Children Sandberg 3

 

HUS 204 Practicum

Students practice advanced skills relevant to a particular human services concentration area by completing 10 competencies under professional supervision at a selected agency or program. Students attend a weekly seminar in addition to 16 hours per week at their field placements. Prerequisite: Open to HS majors; COL 214

Bangor
10223 Practicum M 10:30AM-11:50AM Samuelian 6

WEB
12973 Practicum Abbott 6

 

HUS 212 Case Management

Building upon an understanding of the social systems model, this course examines the various approaches to case management in mental health and social service settings. Content areas address history and concept stages of engagement, assessment, planning, linkage, coordination. advocacy, disengagement and organization supports. Prerequisite: HUS 101

Bangor
10224 Case Management M 04:00PM-06:45PM Lane 3

Rockland
12121 Case Management M 09:00AM-11:45AM Carty 3

WEB
09386 Case Management Jakab 3

 

HUS 214 Human Services Management

Explores management theories and examines the process and techniques involved in the management of small, community-based human service programs. Covers policy development personnel management, fiscal responsibilities, goal setting, and report and grant writing. Prerequisite: PSY100 or permission

WEB
12979 Human Services Management Lane 3

 

HUS 215 Introduction to Therapeutic Activities

An introductory course for health care professionals working with clients in institutional and community settings. The course covers a theoretical approach to therapeutic activities including recreational, occupational and remotivational programs. Characteristics of clients will be addressed with attention given to development of programs to meet individual and group needs. Prerequisite: PSY 100

Augusta
10031 Introduction to Therapeutic Activities T 09:00AM-11:45AM Wing 3

 

HUS 218 Community Mental Health Care

An overview of the community mental health care movement. Emphasis will be upon contemporary community mental health care, particularly services offered in the State of Maine. Course format primarily consists of a series of prominent speakers, panel discussions, and dialogues. The principles of psychosocial rehabilitation and the individual support planning process are primary topics of the course. Prerequisite: PSY 100

Augusta
(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09678 Community Mental Health Care TH 01:00PM-03:45PM Leonard 3

Bangor
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09679 Community Mental Health Care TH 01:00PM-03:45PM Leonard 3

ITV
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
Community Mental Health Care TH 01:00PM-03:45PM Leonard 3

09680 Bath/Brunswick
12420 Bethel
12387 Bucksport
12388 Caribou - Delayed Viewing
12389 Deer Isle
12391 East Millinocket
12392 East Sullivan
12390 Ellsworth/Hancock
12404 Farmington
12408 Fort Kent
12394 Greenville
12395 Houlton
12393 Hutchinson Center
12416 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
12396 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
12419 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
12398 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
12399 Lewiston-Auburn
12402 Lincoln
12400 Lisbon Falls - Delayed Viewing
12421 Machias
12403 Mount Desert
12407 Newport
12406 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
12410 Presque Isle
12411 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
12412 Rockland
12413 Rumford/Mexico
12401 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
12414 Saco/Biddeford
12417 Sanford
12397 Sherman Station
12418 Skowhegan
12426 South Paris
12405 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing
12422 Van Buren - Delayed Viewing
12424 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing
12425 Wiscasset

 

HUS 220 Child Mental Health

An interdisciplinary applied course that expands on the physical, emotional, intellectual and social growth processes. Addresses positive mental health and explores prevention, detection and rehabilitation programming. Prerequisite: PSY 101.

Bangor
10225 Child Mental Health T 01:00PM-03:45PM Hunt 3

 

HUS 221 Adolescent Mental Health

An interdisciplinary applied course which integrates physical, emotional, intellectual and social aspects of adolescent development. Explores prevention, detection and rehabilitation programs. Emphasis on interrelationships of the physiological, psychological and cognitive systems. Prerequisite: HUS 220 or permission

Augusta
(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09681 Adolescent Mental Health T 09:00AM-11:45AM Ellis 3

Bangor
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
09682 Adolescent Mental Health T 09:00AM-11:45AM Ellis 3

ITV
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
Adolescent Mental Health T 09:00AM-11:45AM Ellis 3

09684 Bath/Brunswick
12551 Bethel
12513 Bucksport
12515 Caribou - Delayed Viewing
12516 Deer Isle
12518 East Millinocket
12519 East Sullivan
12517 Ellsworth/Hancock
12533 Farmington
12537 Fort Kent
12521 Greenville
12523 Houlton
12520 Hutchinson Center
12546 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
12524 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
12550 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
12526 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
12528 Lewiston-Auburn
12531 Lincoln
12552 Machias
12529 Madawaska - Delayed Viewing
12532 Mount Desert
12536 Newport
12535 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
12541 Presque Isle
12542 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
12543 Rockland
12544 Rumford/Mexico
12530 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
12545 Saco/Biddeford
12547 Sanford
12525 Sherman Station
12549 Skowhegan
12557 South Paris
12534 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing
12553 Van Buren - Delayed Viewing
12554 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing
12556 Wiscasset

 

HUS 222 Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Examines the basic principles of psychosocial rehabilitation with focus on client assessment planning, intervention, and rehabilitation services. Psychosocial rehabilitation approaches are applied to mental health and social services systems. Prerequisite: HUS 101 or HUS 218

Augusta
(ITV Broadcast Class) 09685 Psychosocial Rehabilitation M 04:00PM-06:45PM Harper 3

Bangor
10226 Psychosocial Rehabilitation F 01:00PM-03:45PM Long 3
09686 Psychosocial Rehabilitation M 04:00PM-06:45PM Harper 3

Rockland
12124 Psychosocial Rehabilitation F 09:00AM-11:45AM Shattuck 3

ITV
(ITV Receive Class) Psychosocial Rehabilitation M 04:00PM-06:45PM Harper 3

09687 Bath/Brunswick
12635 Bethel
12589 Bucksport
12590 Calais
12591 Caribou - Delayed Viewing
12592 Deer Isle
12624 Dover-Foxcroft/Penquis
12594 East Millinocket
12595 East Sullivan
12593 Ellsworth/Hancock
12611 Fairfield
12618 Farmington
12623 Fort Kent
12598 Greenville
12600 Houlton
12597 Hutchinson Center
12631 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
12602 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
12634 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
12606 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
12609 Lewiston-Auburn
12615 Lincoln
12613 Lisbon Falls - Delayed Viewing
12636 Machias
12617 Mount Desert
12621 Newport
12620 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
12625 Presque Isle
12626 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
12627 Rockland
12629 Rumford/Mexico
12614 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
12630 Saco/Biddeford
12632 Sanford
12604 Sherman Station
12633 Skowhegan
12642 South Paris
12619 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing
12637 Van Buren - Delayed Viewing
12638 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing
12640 Winthrop
12641 Wiscasset

 

HUS 224 Fundamentals of Community Practice & Involvement

This course introduces the student to community practice within the context of human services. It provides an exploration and understanding of the skills and knowledge necessary for responding to client needs. Prerequisite: HUS101.

WEB
14297 Fundamentals of Community Practice & Involvement Burdick 3

 

HUS 232 Crisis Counseling

An introduction to crisis theories and an overview of various types of crises. Students will understand the nature of a crisis. Effective intervention skills and appropriate referral procedures are addressed from a crisis management perspective. Ethical, legal, and social issues will be discussed. Prerequisite: PSY100 or permission

WEB
13962 Crisis Counseling Lemay 3

 

HUS 233 Sexual Abuse and Trauma

Presents the experience of sexual abuse and trauma from the perspective of survivors, perpetrators and others involved. Treatment techniques and community responses involving both survivors and perpetrators are viewed within the context of various modalities. Prerequisite: HUS101 or PSY100

Bangor
10227 Sexual Abuse and Trauma T 09:00AM-11:45AM Hunt 3

Rockland
12125 Sexual Abuse and Trauma M 01:00PM-03:45PM Fox 3

WEB
09388 Sexual Abuse and Trauma Linhardt 3

 

HUS 236 Foundations of Vocational Rehabilitation

Examines the vocational rehabilitation process, focusing on evaluation, planning, treatment and placement. Provides an overview of the historical, philosophical, theoretical and operational foundation of vocational rehabilitation, particularly as it applies to people with behavioral health problems and disabling conditions. Prerequisite: HUS 101

WEB
09389 Foundations of Vocational Rehabilitation Jakab 3

 

HUS 240 Social Services for the Elderly

A survey of the range of services and therapeutic approaches designed for the elderly. Topics include the social context of aging, service delivery settings, roles of the social service practitioner, support systems, outreach, funding sources and legal considerations. Prerequisite: HUS 101

Augusta
(ITV Broadcast Class, Blended) 14332 Social Services for the Elderly Lacey 3

Bangor
(ITV Receive Class, Blended) 14333 Social Services for the Elderly Lacey 3

ITV
(ITV Receive Class, Blended) Social Services for the Elderly T 07:30AM-08:45AM Staff 3

14334 Bath/Brunswick
14364 Bethel
14335 Bucksport
14336 Deer Isle
14338 East Millinocket
14339 East Sullivan
14337 Ellsworth/Hancock
14350 Farmington
14354 Fort Kent
14341 Greenville
14342 Houlton
14340 Hutchinson Center
14361 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
14343 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
14363 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
14345 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
14346 Lewiston-Auburn
14348 Lincoln
14365 Machias
14349 Mount Desert
14353 Newport
14352 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
14356 Presque Isle
14357 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
14358 Rockland
14359 Rumford/Mexico
14347 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
14360 Saco/Biddeford
14362 Sanford
14344 Sherman Station
14615 Skowhegan
14367 South Paris
14351 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing
14366 Van Buren - Delayed Viewing

 

HUS 261 Early Childhood Curriculum

A theoretical and applied course that integrates and builds on preliminary courses addressing the nature and needs of young children. Theories and models of curriculum for the very young will be explored. Methods for planning and developing curriculum goals and objectives will be practiced. Relevant content and developmentally appropriate processes for meeting the needs of young children will be presented. Specific curriculum areas will be covered in depth. Prerequisite: HUS160 or permission

Bath/Brunswick
13243 Early Childhood Curriculum TH 04:00PM-06:45PM Clark 3

 

HUS 263 Family Interactions

Presents issues and dynamics which affect family functioning. Family relations, stresses, and strengths are examined within the context of human service delivery systems. Both contemporary and historical influences are addressed from multicultural perspectives. Prerequisite: HUS 101 or permission

WEB
09390 Family Interactions McCue-Herlihy 3