HUMAN SERVICES COURSES (HUMSV)

HUMSV 114 - INTRODUCTION TO DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

This course teaches students about the major types of developmental disabilities, including information about their incidence, casual factors, significant characteristics, treatment, and prevention.

3 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

HUMSV 122 - PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION HEALTH SKILLS

This course examines three dimensions of wellness - physical, emotional, and environmental - involved in a rehabilitative approach to serving individuals with serious mental illness. Students will learn the fundamentals of physical wellness, including diet, nutrition, exercise, sanitation, disease prevention and control, and the special considerations necessary for persons with serious mental illness.

3 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

HUMSV 152 - CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM

This course will provide students with an understanding of the basic child welfare policies, practices, and programs related to children and families in Illinois. They will understand how children enter the system, what happens to children while they are in the system, and how the child will exit the child welfare system.

1 Credit Hour (OC) - Lecture Hours: 1 Laboratory Hours: 0

HUMSV 155 - SOCIAL CLASS AND THE HELPING PROFESSIONS

This course is an examination of how social class is defined in the American culture and the role it plays in an individual's view of self and world. Students will have an understanding of how social class dynamics may impact working with individuals in the helping professions through case studies, experiential learning, and literature review.

3 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

HUMSV 156 - YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

This course will provide instruction in assisting a young person who may be in the early stages of developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.

1 Credit Hour (OC) - Lecture Hours: 1 Laboratory Hours: 0

HUMSV 250 - HUMAN SERVICE INTERNSHIP

Prerequisite: HUMSV 110, HUMSV 111, and HUMSV 200 all with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. This course discusses weekly seminar topics relevant to the laboratory component which occurs in selected community agencies under the supervision of both agency and college personnel.

2 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 1 Laboratory Hours: 3