Service Learning Courses in Human Services

HUM 102 - Basic Helping Skills | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
HUM 102 - Basic Helping Skills

Development of basic helping skills, including sensitivity, empathy, attending, questioning, confrontation, and problem solving. Examination and evaluation of client assessment, goal setting, case planning, case management. Further practice in group process and continuation of skill development in observing, listening, interviewing, recording and reporting. Discussions and analysis of field work experience. Students must be qualified ( based on Accuplacer) to take ENG 101 in order to register for this course. Four class hours. In conjunction with this course, the student must take and pass HUM 112 Field Work in Human Services II.

4 Credits

Prerequisite: HUM 101 with a grade of C- or better.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (HUM 102-CC3):
    In this course students work with the Human Service Department to develop an appropriate placement to meet the needs of the course. Placements that meet the service-learning criteria can be deemed as a service-learning placement with the approval of the service-learning office. The Fieldwork Form can be located on-line at http://www.monroecc.edu/depts/servicelearning/studentinformation.htm or in the Center for Service-Learning, Damon City Campus, Room 5070.
    (115 hours - Option) F-12
 
HUM 201 - Models of Helping | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
HUM 201 - Models of Helping

Examination of the models, theories and roles that guide the practice of Human Services. The organizational structure of human services agencies will be examined and the systemic issues that impact clients and agencies will be analyzed. Career and transfer opportunities will be explored. Advanced group process, and field work experience will be discussed and analyzed. Students must be qualified ( based on Accuplacer) to take ENG 101 in order to register for this course. Four class hours. In conjunction with this course, the student must take and pass HUM 211 Field Work in Human Services III.

4 Credits

Prerequisite: HUM 102, 112 with a grade of C- or better.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

HUM 211 - Field Work in Human Services III | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

HUM 211 - Field Work in Human Services III

Students select field placement to enhance attainment of individual career goals. Under experienced agency supervisors, students carry increased responsibility for clients and for agency program planning. Further development of the specific helping skills needed for effective functioning in the chosen agency. In conjunction with this course, the student must take and pass HUM 201 Models of Helping. Open only to students in HUM 201. Nine field work hours per week.

2 Credits

Prerequisite: HUM 112 with a grade of C- or better.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (HUM 201/211-CC1, CC2):
    In this course students work with the Human Service Department to develop an appropriate placement to meet the needs of the course. Placements that meet the service-learning criteria can be deemed as a service-learning placement with the approval of the service-learning office. The Fieldwork Form can be located on-line at www.monroecc.edu/depts/servicelearning/studentinformation.htm or in the Center for Service-Learning, Damon City Campus, Room 5070.
    (115 hours - Option) F-12
 
HUM 202 - Human Service Systems | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
HUM 202 - Human Service Systems

Examination of human service systems and of characteristics of society that impel communities to assume responsibilitiy for providing human services. Exploration of various strategies for meeting individual and community needs. Increased responsibility for integrating helping skills into small-group setting. Discussion and analysis of field work. Students must be qualified ( based on Accuplacer) to take ENG 101 in order to register for this course. Four class hours. In conjunction with this course, the student must take and pass HUM 212 Field Work in Human Services IV.

4 Credits

Prerequisite: HUM 201 with a grade of C- or better or permission of department.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

HUM 212 - Field Work in Human Services IV | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

HUM 212 - Field Work in Human Services IV

Field work placement in the special field of prospective employment. With the guidance of experienced agency supervisors, students carry increasing responsibility for program planning and coordination with other agencies, and whenever possible, experience with the change-making process in agency and community. Routine supervision of less experienced agency employees. In conjunction with this course, the student must take and pass HUM 202 Human Service Systems. Open only to students in HUM 202. Nine field hours per week.

2 Credits

Prerequisite: HUM 211 with a grade of C- or better or permission of department.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (HUM 202/212-CC1):
    In this course students work with the Human Service Department to develop an appropriate placement to meet the needs of the course. Placements that meet the service-learning criteria can be deemed as a service-learning placement with the approval of the service-learning office. The Fieldwork Form can be located on-line at www.monroecc.edu/depts/servicelearning/studentinformation.htm or in the Center for Service-Learning, Damon City Campus, Room 5070.
    (115 hours - Option) F-12
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