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Human Services Course Descriptions

HS101 Addictn Pharmacology/Physiolgy
Explains how alcohol and other drugs are processed in the body and the brain (pharmacology). Includes information on the physiological effects of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) on the human body and the possible implications for the treatment and prevention of problems that arise from their use. F, W, Sp, Su
4 Credits

HS103 Ethics/HS & TH Workers
Introduces professional issues associated with the helping relationship. Examines how personal characteristics and values affect the helping relationship and considers the issues faced by helpers-in-training. Explores the issues of client rights, confidentiality, competence and dual relationships. Emphasizes development of an intercultural helping perspective. Prerequisite: HS150 with a grade of C or better for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. W, Sp
2 Credits

HS105 Cultural Elements/Srvs Latinos
Increases cultural understanding and develops personal and professional clinical skills in working effectively with Latino clients in addiction and other treatment settings. Provides participants with an opportunity to learn and practice incorporating information into everyday clinical processes through activities and case study scenarios. Sp
1 Credits

HS120 Alzheimer's Disease: Cope/Care
Presents information about Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias, exploring the disease process including the stages of Alzheimer's and associated behaviors. Focuses on the Best Friends approach to care-giving; addressing issues which families, caregivers, and case managers must attend to. Promotes the individual's adaptation and addressing issues of self-esteem and fear. Su
3 Credits

HS122 Women/Chem Dependency Treatmt
Explores the historical, sociological and physiological implications of women and chemical dependency. Offered as needed.
2 Credits

HS129 Understanding Grief/Loss/Trans
Explores individual attitudes towards death, dying, and personal loss(es) and related values clarification. Includes practical assessment and intervention strategies for working with individuals who are either dying and/or are experiencing loss. Covers specific therapeutic tools used by professionals in addressing grief and mourning. Offers an overview of individual issues related to loss such as rituals, near death experiences, end of life planning, personal responses related to suicide, out of sequence losses, and medical issues (practical and ethical). F, W, Sp
3 Credits

HS140 Handling the Violent Client
Introduces the recognition, prevention, and control of aggressive behavior in clients. Stresses prevention of violence through early intervention and includes information on pre-aggression warning signs, as well as practice with defusing behavior and physical defense responses. W, Su
1 Credits

HS141 Nicotine Dependence Treatment
Provides an overview of the science of nicotine addiction, how it is similar and different to other addictions, and the assessment tools and treatment planning suggested in integrating treatment. Covers pharmacological supports available to aid in treatment. Designed for the chemical dependency treatment professional and students in the Addiction Studies Program. Sp
1 Credits

HS150 Prsnl Eff/HS & TH Workers
Develops knowledge and skills to improve personal effectiveness. Uses individual and small group exercises to improve skills in self-awareness, communication, values clarification, problem solving and conflict management. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in HS154 and HS170 for Human Services program students. F, W
3 Credits

HS151 Compulsive Gambling
Covers basic information concerning problem gambling and its consequences. Focuses on the stages of progression from recreational to pathological gambling. Addresses screening, diagnosis, intervention and treatment. Prerequisite: HS101with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

HS152 Stress Management
Provides information on managing stress in all settings. Teaches relaxation techniques and their impact on health and well-being. Covers a variety of the major relaxation techniques and emphasizes the analysis of life stressors and the development of a personalized stress management plan. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

HS154 Comm Resources & Advocacy
Develops an understanding of the history and values of community resources designed to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. Familiarizes students with local social service agencies/organizations; provides information about making appropriate referrals for services. Introduces application of basic research techniques. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in HS150 and HS170. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Human Services program. F, W
3 Credits

HS155 Wellness Coach/Interview/Advoc
First of a two-course sequence for students in the Human Services degree programs and the Addiction Counselor Certificate program. Students in the Non-Traditional Health Workers Certificate take this course in term three. Provides the theory and specific techniques required for entry-level advocacy, coaching and interviewing in human service and non-traditional health worker settings. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) W, Sp
3 Credits

HS156 Counseling Theories
Introduces the major counseling theories that have demonstrated effectiveness with substance disorders and a variety of mental health issues. Presents an overview of ten specific theories, their founders, key concepts, techniques and appropriate applications. F, W
3 Credits

HS158 Trauma Inf Thry/Pract/Crss Mgt
Introduces the sources and characteristics, and the acute and long-term impact of trauma on individuals, couples, and families in a developmental, biosocial context. Explores effects on those working with trauma survivors and the inadvertent retraumatization of victims by the social service system. Introduces crisis management strategies in the context of a trauma-informed practice. Discusses policy and advocacy issues. Provides framework for crisis recognition/response and intervention with people experiencing trauma symptoms. Students will analyze and practice using a trauma-informed framework designed to work successfully with trauma survivors in multiple settings, including how to recognize and respond to crisis. Examines key elements necessary to provide trauma-informed interventions and examples of trauma-informed services. Sp
3 Credits

HS165 Activity Director Training
Meets the training requirements of activity directors in long-term care facilities. Focuses on therapeutic activities and appropriate use of people and material resources in meeting patient needs. Promotes the continual growth and development of long-term care residents. Offered as needed
3 Credits

HS170 Introduction to Practicum
Provides the background and specific skills needed to select and succeed in the practicum placement. Serves as a prerequisite for Human Services practicum courses (HS284A,S,T - HS288A,S,T). Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in HS150 and HS154. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Human Services program. F, W
3 Credits

HS171 Traditional Health Workers
Designed to meet most of the training requirements necessary to work in traditional health care roles such as peer wellness support, health system navigation, and community health. Focuses on the areas of outreach and mobilization, community and cultural outreach and liaising, case management, care coordination, system navigation, and health promotion and coaching. F
5 Credits

HS199U Supervising CD Professionals
Focuses on the teaching and mentoring aspects of clinical supervision in addiction treatment settings. Emphasizes the knowledge necessary for assessing the skills and methods used by counselors to facilitate improvement in treatment services for substance use disorders. Includes short presentations, demonstrations, small group activities and role-play practice. Prerequisite(s): Completion of Chemical Dependency Counselor education program at the associates, baccalaureate or masters level; current certification as an alcohol and drug abuse counselor; or concurrent enrollment in a chemical dependency counselor education program. Offered as needed.
2 Credits

HS199X Supervising HS Professionals
Focuses on the teaching and mentoring aspects of clinical supervision in human services settings. Emphasizes the knowledge necessary for assessing the skills and methods used by helping professionals to facilitate improvement in services. Includes short presentations, demonstrations, small group activities and role-play practice. Offered as needed
2 Credits

HS201 Addiction & the Family System
Presents basic information regarding addiction and its effects on the whole family. Focuses on the family system and dynamics related to coping with addiction and other chronic conditions that impact the family life cycle. Introduces the major schools of family therapy including strengths-based and solution-oriented approaches. Prerequisite: HS101 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

HS205 Youth Addiction
Focuses on working with chemically-dependent youth. Includes prevention, intervention, assessment, and continuing recovery techniques for individuals and groups. Prerequisite: HS101 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

HS206 The Addicted Criminal
Assists human services workers to develop skills with chemically-dependent clients who are convicted criminals. Includes information on recognizing, confronting and treating the addicted criminal. Prerequisite: HS101 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

HS207 Adult Child/Alcoholics/Addicts
Explores the relationship between growing up in a chemically-dependent or dysfunctional family and ensuing problems in adulthood. Discusses family dynamics, denial, relationships, work, social skills and feelings. Offered as needed
1 Credits

HS209 Co-Occurring Disorders
Covers basic information about simultaneous diagnosis of addiction and chronic mental illness in the same patient/client. Stresses the importance of assessing and treating these areas in a blended format. Prerequisite: HS101; and HS266 or HS216; or consent of instructor (All prerequisites must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Sp
2 Credits

HS211 HIV, TB, & Infectious Diseases
Explores the relationship between alcohol and other drug abuse and infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, sexually-transmitted diseases and hepatitis. Provides counseling techniques for assisting clients to identify personal risk and practice harm reduction. Also addresses special issues affecting diverse populations. Examines personal issues/discomforts arising from frankly discussing sexual behaviors of clients. Recommended: HS101, HS150, and HS155 recommended. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

HS213 Multicultural Practice
Explores the ways membership in a racial, ethnic, or cultural group affects the client and helping professional relationship. Builds multicultural competency by increasing awareness and knowledge of cultural differences and the skills to develop and apply appropriate intervention strategies in cross-cultural situations. Focuses on factors that affect racial, ethnic and cultural groups in the United States including African Americans, Asians, Latinos, Native Americans, gays, lesbians, persons with disabilities, and the elderly. Prerequisite: HS150 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, W; CLCT
3 Credits

HS214 Adv Interview/Counsel Skills
Introduces intentional interviewing. Focuses on developing advanced skills and strategies with significant opportunity for hands-on practice. Second of a two-course sequence. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in HS284-288. Prerequisite: HS103 and HS155, both with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
3 Credits

HS215 Conflict Resolution
Explores the sources and dynamics of conflict in interpersonal, family, and work settings. Stresses developing an awareness of personal style in conflict situations and use of effective strategies for resolving conflict. Offered as needed
3 Credits

HS216 Clinical Screening Assessment
Introduces diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders as well as a number of other major mental health disorders often seen in substance abusing clientele. Provides a systematic approach to screening, assessment and treatment planning in order to determine the most appropriate initial course of action given the client's needs, characteristics and available resources. Provides significant opportunity for hands-on practice. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in HS284-288. Prerequisite: HS214 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
3 Credits

HS217 Group Counseling Skills
Presents strategies from accepted and culturally appropriate models for group counseling with clients with a variety of disorders including substance abuse. Focuses on the ethical use of groups as an effective therapeutic intervention. Addresses leadership behaviors, group formation and group stages. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in HS284-288. Prerequisite: HS155 and HS260, both with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
3 Credits

HS218A Group Processes A
Provides experiential group training designed for actual experience with the power of group process. Provides opportunities to learn about leadership, group stages, rules and norms as well as self-disclosure, roles and group skills. First course in a three-term sequence. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in HS284-288. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Human Services program; and HS155 and HS260, both with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
1 Credits

HS218B Group Processes B
Provides experiential group training designed for actual experience with the power of group process. Provides opportunities to learn about leadership, group stages, rules and norms as well as self-disclosure, roles and group skills. Second course in a three-term sequence. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in HS284-288. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Human Services program; and HS218A with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
1 Credits

HS218C Group Processes C
Provides experiential group training designed for actual experience with the power of group process. Provides opportunities to learn about leadership, group stages, rules and norms as well as self-disclosure, roles and group skills. Third course in a three-term sequence. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in HS284-288. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Human Services program; and HS218B with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
1 Credits

HS219 Client Rcds/Case Mgt/Care Coor
Covers the preparation of clinical documentation related to screening and intake processes, assessments, treatment plans, reports, progress notes, discharge summaries, using medical/behavioral health terminology and other client-related data and care coordination.. Applies State, HIPAA, ASAM, and other professionally relevant standards. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Sp
3 Credits

HS223 Aging: Theory and Practice
Introduces the field of social gerontology. Explores the relationship between the aging individual and society. Presents information on theory and practice, including: behavioral responses to the normal aging process, healthy adaptation to aging, and diagnosis and treatment of common organic and functional mental disorders. Examines how discrimination of the aging population arises from culturally defined meanings attributed to difference. Sp; CLCT
3 Credits

HS260 Group Dynamics
Provides students with the theory and experience to work as effective members of small task groups. Defines and studies styles of leadership, member roles and diversity problem solving, decision-making, status and power, communication, and resolving conflicts/controversy. Offers students the opportunity to evaluate personal performance within a group. Prerequisite: HS150 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W, Sp
3 Credits

HS262 Alcohol & Drugs Among Elderly
Addresses problems of drug and alcohol misuse and abuse among older adults. Focuses on prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and alcohol used either alone or in combination. Prerequisite: HS101 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
1 Credits

HS265 Casework Interviewing
Provides training in the casework interviewing skills needed for culturally sensitive human services work. Includes advanced interviewing skills, a strength based assessment process. Prerequisite: HS155 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
3 Credits

HS266 Case Mgt/Care Coor/Sys Nav
Provides theory and application in care coordination, systems navigation, casework and interviewing applied to diverse populations and cultures in human services. Includes interviewing for assessment, problem solving, planning, monitoring, crisis intervention and development of a case file. Prerequisite: HS265 with a grade of C or better for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. W
3 Credits

HS284A Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
4 Credits

HS284S Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
4 Credits

HS284T Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
4 Credits

HS285A Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
5 Credits

HS285S Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
5 Credits

HS285T Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
5 Credits

HS286A Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
6 Credits

HS286S Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
6 Credits

HS286T Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
6 Credits

HS287A Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
7 Credits

HS287S Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
7 Credits

HS287T Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
7 Credits

HS288A Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
8 Credits

HS288S Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
8 Credits

HS288T Practicum - HS & TH Workers
Provides experience working on-site in a human service agency to integrate field and classroom experiences. Offers Human Services students two different practicum sites, each at least two terms in length, during the two years. The second-year practicum is more comprehensive and provides an opportunity to develop more advanced skills. Students in the post-baccalaureate Addiction Counselor Certification option remain at one site for three terms. Students pursuing the Traditional Health Workers Certificate have a one-term capstone in their third term in the program. Prerequisite: HS150, HS154, and HS170 for Human Services degree students; or consent of instructor. HS103 for Human Services Addiction Studies degree students; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp
8 Credits

XHS9400B Certification Test Prep Wkshp
Provides the information, strategies, and awareness needed to prepare for the addiction counselor certification test as required by the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon.
.8 CEU

XHS9400E Motivational Interviewing
Introduces the Motivational Interviewing counseling style, a directive, client-centered style, aimed at eliciting behavioral change by helping the client explore and resolve ambivalence.
2 CEU

XHS9400F Working with Disabilities
Introduces the dynamic nature of disability benefits and employment and how they interact with each other.
1.6 CEU

XHS9400G App Suicide Intervention Skls
Prepares professionals and other community caregivers to recognize and assess the potential risk of suicide and to use intervention skills to keep persons safe until the appropriate level of help can be accessed.
1.1 CEU

XHS9400H Personality Disorders Dx & Tx
Explores clients with personality disorders that are among the most difficult to manage. Discusses criteria for recognition, client world views, appropriate treatment goals, and strategies. Emphasizes relationship to other mental health conditions, particularly those involving substance-use disorders.
.6 CEU

XHS9400J Addiction Pharmacology for COD
Explains basic pharmacological principles; basic gross anatomy and physiology of the brain with a focus on the structures and pathways involved with psychopharmacological drugs. Includes information on the pharmacology of drugs of abuse and the psychopharmacotherapies used in addiction treatment and the treatment of mental illness.
1.8 CEU

XHS9400K Grp Skl/Co-Occurring Disorders
Introduces the principles of integrated treatment for persons with co-occurring disorders and group intervention as a primary treatment modality. Addresses issues in the development of appropriate groups based on agency considerations and the needs of the individual, including cultural issues, stage of change, and functioning. Covers leadership skills, including integrated assessment, group assignment and orientation, group formation, and group content. Course designed for mental health and alcohol and drug clinicians and case managers.
1.8 CEU

XHS9400L Intro to Eating Disorders
Introduces the history, etiology, suggested causes, treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Discusses the theories and socio-cultural determinants of eating disorders and obesity. Reviews the bio-medical, socio-cultural and psychological perspectives of eating disorders.
.8 CEU

XHS9400M Faces of Poverty in Community
Provides an initial exploration of poverty in the local community. Identifies resources and considers limitations and barriers to serving individuals living in poverty. Explores and dispels common myths about individuals living in poverty. Explains the Strengths Perspective theory and applies it to poverty. Targeted to social service and health agency employees. Offered as needed
.4 CEU

XHS9400N Explore Poverty w/in Community
Provides an initial exploration of local and regional poverty. Explores and dispels common myths about individuals living in poverty. Identifies: barriers, challenges, and opportunities to better support individuals experiencing poverty; strengths and limitations of existing resources; and advocacy strategies and tools. Targeted to social service and health agency employees. Offered as needed
.8 CEU

XHS9400P Defining Poverty
Provides an initial exploration of the poverty experience in the region. Explores local demographics, trends, and assumptions about individuals living in poverty. Provides opportunities for reflection and action related to supporting individuals and families living in poverty. Targeted to social service and health agency employees. Offered as needed
.4 CEU

XHS9400Q Poverty Action Planning
Provides an initial exploration of the poverty experience in the Willamette Valley. Explains the types and characteristics of poverty and strategies for working with each. Provides an opportunity to conduct a gap analysis, poverty action plan and development of next steps for organizations supporting individuals living in poverty. Targeted to social service and health agency employees. Offered as needed
.4 CEU

XHS9400R Poverty Community Series
Provides an initial exploration of the poverty experience in the Willamette Valley. Explains the types and characteristics of poverty and strategies for working with each. Explores local poverty-related demographics, trends, and assumptions. Identifies resources and considers limitations and barriers to serving individuals living in poverty. Provides opportunities for reflection and action related to supporting individuals and families living in poverty. Offers an opportunity to conduct a gap analysis, poverty action plan and development of next steps for organizations supporting individuals living in poverty. This series is a compilation of three courses: Faces of Poverty in Our Local Community, Defining Poverty, and Addressing Poverty: Action planning. Targeted to social service and health agency employees. Offered as needed
1.2 CEU

XHS9400S Poverty Simulation/Post-Train
Provides an opportunity to experience a simulation of day-to-day realities of life faced by people with low incomes. Explores local poverty-related demographics, trends, and assumptions. Identifies resources and considers limitations and barriers. Encourages reflection and action related to supporting individuals and families living in poverty. Targeted to social service and health agency employees. Offered as needed
.6 CEU