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.
Prerequisite: HUM 102, 112 with a grade of C- or better.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe and critique the various models and theories that guide human services practice.
2. Evaluate the strengths and limitations of the models and theories of Human Service practice
3. Apply the models and theories of Human Service practice when working with clients
4. Analyze the organization structure of a Human Service agency.
5. Assess the effectiveness of a Human Service agency in achieving its mission.
6. Create their own plan for continuing their education and/or career development.
7. Evaluate a Systems Theory approach when working with individuals, families, agencies or communities.
Course Offered Fall and Spring