BAS Human Services (BASHS)

INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES
BASHS301 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelors of Applied Sciences in Human Services program.

Overviews the role of the Human Services worker including the various settings, types of Human Services for specific populations and the history of the helping professions. Desirable skills and knowledge and personal characteristics for Human Services workers are also discussed. An emphasis on self-awareness required for Human Services workers are discussed with an emphasis placed on self-awareness. [GE]

SYSTEMS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
BASHS302 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Admission to BASHS program.

Designed to improve student knowledge of power, privilege, inequity, and social justice. Students will learn to identify their own social location in relation to others. They will also apply class concepts to case studies in Human Services in order to analyze the impact of systemic oppression on potential clients, learn appropriate methods of resistance and intervention, and develop strategies for implementing social justice.

ETHICS IN HUMAN SERVICES
BASHS303 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Admission to the BASHS program.

Explores the concepts of self-awareness in ethical decision-making, including theories of ethical decision making. Provides an overview of federal and state laws pertaining to specific populations and situations in the Human Services field.

PRACTICAL FAMILY THERAPY
BASHS304 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Admission to the BASHS program.

Explores practical perspectives on marital and family counseling including an examination of family advocacy, assessment techniques, treatment planning strategies, and use of techniques. Focuses on an integration of family theory and practice.

ADVANCED CO-OCCURING DISORDERS TREATMENT
BASHS305 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Admission to BASHS program.

Provides clinical experience in assessing accurately the various aspects of common co-occurring disorders encountered in the behavioral health field including: personality discorders, mood disorders, bipolar, trauma disorders and other associated DSM-V disorders.

TRAUMA, GRIEF & LOSS
BASHS306 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Admission to the BASHS program.

Provides a theoretical and practical framework for working with traumatized and grieving populations and individuals in a broad Human Services context.

MULITCULTURAL COUNSELING IN HS
BASHS401 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Admission to the BASHS program.

Presents current theories and practices for working with clients of various cultural, racial, economic, and ethnic backgrounds and subcultures.

HUMAN SERVICES INTERVENTION & ADVOCACY
BASHS402 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Admission to BASHS program.

Practical application of theory in counseling and advocacy for Human Services populations in various settings. Emphasis is on developing a personal awareness of strengths and personal challenges in counseling and advocacy and integrating responding skills and theoretical orientations.

RESEARCH & EVALUATION METHODOLOGIES IN HS
BASHS403 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Admission to the BASHS program; a grade of "C" or better in MATH 146.

Focuses on critical understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methods and program evaluation employed in the fields of Human Services that empower and promote social and economic justice and respect for cultural and social diversity. Students will gain an understanding of the various research methods, program evaluation techniques, qualitative quantitative data analysis techniques, data management skills, and ethical issues around research.

ADVANCED CASE MANAGEMENT IN HS
BASHS404 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Prerequisite: Admission to the BASHS program.

Explores the clinical practice of working from an accurate psych-social assessment to the necessary steps in the development of an appropriate treatment plan. A previous knowledge of ASAM and the use of the DSM-V is recommended.

HUMAN SERVICES FIELD PLACEMENT I
BASHS410 5 Credits/Units

165 hours of clinical

Prerequisite: Completion of 35 credits of BASHS courses with a "C" or better.

Experiential learning in a Human Services environment. Students will assist in providing direct therapeutic, educational, referral, support and outreach services to those clients and family members of that service provider. Credits must include ACED 122.

HUMAN SERVICES FIELD PLACEMENT II
BASHS411 5 Credits/Units

165 hours of clinical

Prerequisite: Completion of 35 credits of BASHS courses with a "C" or better, including BASHS 403 and 410.

Experiential learning in a Human Services environment. Students will assist in providing direct therapeutic, educational, referral, support and outreach services to those clients and family members of that service provider.