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Human Services (HSV)

HSV-140 Social Work and Social Welfare, 3 cr.
Goals, values and legal aspects of the social work professionals. Roles of social workers in human service institutions. Service learning experience at an agency is included.
 
HSV-162 Intro to Human Disabilities & Services, 3 cr.
Introduces classifications, etiology, characteristics, educational and vocational considerations of persons with disabilities.
 
HSV-225 Counseling Techniques, 3 cr.
This is an introductory course in applied counseling techniques. Students are introduced to a variety of facilitative skills and counseling concepts and work through the interviewing process in simulated helping service settings.
 
HSV-284 Case Management, 3 cr.
This course introduces students to the value base of human services and helping professions.  Addresses strategies and practices used in assessing and evaluating client needs, establishing and identifying resources and making appropriate referrals.  Intake interviews and assessments are explored. Students will develop knowledge and basic skills in the area of programming and developing support systems and community resources.  Students will increase awareness of working with high risk populations.  
 
HSV-293  Substance Abuse and Treatment Planning, 3cr.
This course is designed to introduce students to a multidimensional approach to assessment in making objective patient placement decisions for various levels of care for the treatment  and care of substance-related disorders.  This course will help prepare students for their practicum experience. Prerequisite: DSV-135.
 
HSV-901  Substance Abuse Practicum I, 3 cr. 
Supervised experience in a chemical dependency agency as approved by the program coordinator and Iowa Board of Certification for Substance Abuse.  
 
HSV-902  Substance Abuse Practicum II, 4 cr.

Supervised experience in a chemical dependency agency as approved by the program coordinator and Iowa Board of Certification for Substance Abuse. 

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