Oct 22, 2021  
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2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HS 203 - Interview/Assessments in Human Services Settings


5 credits

Prerequisites
HS 202  or instructor permission.

Introduction to interviewing and assessment techniques in the human services field. Emphasis is on information gathering, mistake report writing, assessment using DSM criteria, understanding DSM diagnoses, and individual service /treatment plans for human services clients. Importance is placed on assessing the person holistically.

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
  • The student will be able to conduct effective assessment interviews. (Competency in Disciplinary Learning (4), Literacy (3), Using Resources (3) and Critical Thinking (4))
  • The student will have the skills to make preliminary professional diagnostic interpretations on a mental health-mental illness continuum. (Competency in Disciplinary Learning (4), Literacy (3), Using Resources (3) and Critical Thinking (4))
  • The student will have a working knowledge of the DSM-5. (Competency in Disciplinary Learning (4), Using Resources (3), and Critical Thinking (4))
  • The student will be able to develop individual treatment/service plans. (Competency in Disciplinary Learning (4), Using Resources (3), and Critical Thinking (4))
  • The student will recognize that different ethnic and minority groups require specialized services from the human services providers. (Social and Personal Responsibility (4))




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