HS 129 Understanding Grief, Loss, and Transition / Instructor: Marilyn Cady
This course 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 or experiencing loss.
HS 157 Illness, Management, & Recovery / Instructor: Ryan Melton
This course trains mental health workers, consumers, and client families on an evidence-based practice that develops personalized strategies for managing psychiatric symptoms and recovery. Emphasizes assisting people to set and pursue personal goals through action strategies that can best be used in their everyday lives.
HS 199J Nicotine Dependence / Instructor: Deb Drandroff
This course provides an overview of the science of nicotine addictions, how it is similar and different to other addictions, and the assessment tools and treatment planning suggested in integrating treatment. Cover in depth pharmacological supports available to aid in treatment. Designed for the chemical dependency treatment professional and students in addiction studies.
HS 206 The Addicted Criminal / Instructor: Darcy Edwards
This class assists Human Service workers to develop skills with chemically-dependent clients who are convicted criminals. The class includes information on recognizing, confronting, and treating the addicted criminal.
HS 207 Adult Children of Alcoholics / Instructor: Donna Hirt
The class explores the relationship between growing up in a chemically-dependent or dysfunctional family and problems that surface in adulthood. Discusses family dynamics, denial, relationships, work, social skills, and feelings.
HS 209 Co-Occurring Disorders
This course covers basic information about the simultaneous diagnosis of addiction and chronic mental illness in the patient / client. Stresses the importance of assessing and treating these areas in a blended format.
HS 211 HIV, TB, and Other Infectious Diseases Instructor: Marilyn Cady
This course explores the relationship between alcohol and other drug abuse and infectious diseases. It will offer counseling techniques for assisting client to personalize their risks and practice harm reduction. Instructor: Marilyn Cady.
Updated January 19, 2010 by Human Services.