Oct 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HS 102 - Survey of Community Resources in Human Services


5 credits

Prerequisites
HS 101  or instructor permission.

Provides an understanding of the state, county and regional network that supports community services. Overview includes continual effects of current legislation and funding. Emphasis is on local human service providers as a network of community resources. This includes community mental health centers, residential programs, advocacy groups, and consumer groups. Students will learn the relevance of each component to the whole system.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Students will be knowledgeable of the local human services resources and be able to make appropriate referrals. (Competency in Literacy (2), Disciplinary Learning (3), Using Resources (4) and Critical Thinking (3)
  • Students will develop a community resource manual for use during the referral process. (Competency in Social and Personal Responsibility (2) and Critical Thinking (3)
  • Students will understand the steps and processes of starting an agency in the human services field. (Competency in Social and Personal Responsibility (2), Literacy (2), Disciplinary Learning (3), Using Resources (4) and Critical Thinking (3))




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