Regular Session

5/20/13 - 8/23/13

HUS 318 Adolescence, Substance Abuse and Criminality

(This course is cross-listed with SSC 318)  This course integrates the study of adolescent development, alcohol and other drug use, abuse, and dependency, and criminality among adolescents and young adults. Case studies and group projects address problem definition, strategies for intervention, and rehabilitation issues. Prerequisite: An introductory social science, human service, or criminal justice course.

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5522 Watkins 3

HUS 460 Internship Seminar                                                                    

This seminar course is designed to enable students to identify, prepare for and complete a successful internship experience in mental health or human services. Students will learn to translate their accomplishments, abilities and attributes into professional goals and will learn strategies to implement these goals. Emphasis will also be placed on understanding organizational structures and cultures, and on developing communication and interpersonal skills essential for succeeding in a professional environment. Prerequisite: Senior status in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services Program.

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03609 Lane 3

HUS 461 Internship in Mental Health & Human Services 

Offers students the opportunity to work under supervision in a public or private sector agency for 16 hours a week per semester. Application of skills and knowledge provide the foundation for the course, including crisis intervention, case management and current best practices. Preparation of a comprehensive portfolio is required. Students matriculated in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree must complete a total of 12 credit hours to fulfill the internship requirement for graduation. Prerequisite: Senior status in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree and HUS 308, HUS 349 and HUS 460.

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03610 Hunt/Lane 6

HUS 462 Internship in Mental Health/Human Services

Offers students the opportunity to work under supervision in a public or private sector agency for 16 hours a week per semester. Application of skills and knowledge provide the foundation for the course, including crisis intervention, case management and current best practices. Preparation of a comprehensive portfolio is required. Students matriculated in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree must complete a total of 12 credit hours to fulfill the internship requirement for graduation. Prerequisite: HUS 308, HUS 349, HUS 460, and HUS 461 or equivalent, and senior status in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree

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03611 Hunt/Lane 6

HUS 463 Internship in Mental Health & Human Services

Offers students the opportunity to work under supervision in a public or private sector agency for 32 hours a week for the semester. Application of skills and knowledge provide the foundation for the course, including crisis intervention, case management and current best practices. Preparation of a comprehensive portfolio is required.  Students matriculated in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree must complete a total of 12 credit hours to fulfill the internship requirement for graduation. CR 12   *Students may take HUS 461 and HUS 462 for a total of 12 credit hours over two semesters or take HUS 463 for one semester for a total of 12 credit hours. Prerequisite: HUS 308, HUS 349, HUS 460, and senior status in the Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services degree.

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03612 Hunt/Lane 12

 

 



1st 7 Week Session

5/20/13 - 7/5/13

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.

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03637 Adams 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.

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03638 Lemay 3

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.

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03639 Clark 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

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5601 Lemay 3

 

HUS 229 Models of Addiction                                                                   

(This course is crosslisted with PSY 229)This course will offer a comprehensive overview of the process of addiction. Identifying characteristics including physical, psychological/emotional and behavioral mechanisms and symptoms will be examined. The models will be applied to identification and treatment of addiction in general, including special populations. Prerequisite: PSY 100

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03640 O'Brien 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

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03642 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

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03643 Jakab 3

HUS 349 Supervision in Human Services                                                         

Focusing on the essence of supervision in the context of social/human service organizations and practice, this course will explore a range of models of supervision as well as the roles, tasks, functions and processes of supervision, including issues of liability, stress and burnout. Prerequisite: HUS 212, and HUS 330 or HUS 305.

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03644 Jakab 3

 

HUS 363 Young Children with Special Needs                                                     

This course is designed to be part of the professional preparation for student who will be working with infants, toddlers, and small children and their families in a variety of careers--human services, social work, education, childcare, nursing, and others.  Strategies, service delivery, and designing learning environments for teaching young children with special needs will be addressed.  Students will learn about PL 94-145 and IDEA as it pertains to young children through early intervention and early special education.  Prerequisite:  PSY 100.

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05556 Clark 3 *This class is a video stream of the ITV class broadcast from Augusta.


HUS 436 Counseling for Co-Occurring Mental Disorders and Addiction

This course is designed to familiarize students with diagnostic and counseling  strategies for treatment of people with co-occurring mental disorder and addiction.  Screening and assessment methods will be studied. The integration of treatment  approaches will be covered including recovery and relapse models for this  population. Interventions of motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral therapy, family therapy, medication management and self help groups will be taught. Prerequisites: HUS 125, and ( HUS 218 or HUS 212)  CR. 3

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03645 Adams 3



2nd 7-Week Session

7/8/13 - 8/23/13

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

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5917

 

HUS 224 Fundamentals of Community Practice and 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.

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05538 Burdick 3

 

HUS 308 Assessment and Planning

This course presents models of assessment and planning in the context of clinical and rehabilitation settings. It will also familiarize students with a selection of methods, techniques, and instruments commonly used to assess client skill and support levels. The preparation of a collaborative support plan based on assessment data is required. Prerequisite: HUS 212 and MAT 100 or higher.

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05595 Linhard 


HUS 327E Mathematics and the Young Child                                                       

This course focuses on early mathematics and numeracy concepts relevant to young children during the first six years of life. It offers concrete suggestions about arranging the environment to provide rich opportunities for children to connect math and numbers to their daily lives. The course meets the requirements of the State of Maine Early Learning Guidelines B-5 Teacher Certification and is designed to teach students effective strategies to recognize and promote mathematical development in all young children. Prerequisite: HUS 160 or HUS 261.   3Cr

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03878 Zaremba 3