Spring 2016 (January 19 – May 6, 2016)
Registration for the spring semester is open from Monday, November 2, 2015 until Monday, January 26, 2016, or until classes fill.
FA 112 Art History: Renaissance to the Present (3 credits)
Instructor: B. Zaker
The course covers Western art movements and styles from the Renaissance through the present. Sculpture, architecture, graphics, painting and new art trends and movements are considered as well as the political, religious, and social contexts of art.
HC 330 Current Trends in Health Care (3 credits)
Instructor: J. Koegel
This course is focused on topics related to current issues and research as related to the health care profession. Emphasis is placed on consumer, professional, and societal impact of current trends observed, documented, and researched.
HS 134 Introduction to Alcohol and Substance Abuse (3 credits)
Instructor: J. Waite
This course introduces students to the issues related to alcohol and substance abuse, including the role of the professional. It will provide the knowledge base regarding the models and theories of addictions and other chemical abuse. Treatment approaches will be introduced and reviewed, and current trends in elderly, minority groups and veterans, will be presented.
HS 240 Introduction to Counseling (3 credits)
Instructor: H. Kipping-Regitano
The primary objective of the course is to introduce students to the basic skills required in a counseling relationship. Students learn how to listen and respond effectively to those seeking help with problems. This course provides opportunities to learn how to (1) explore and clarify problem situations; (2) reach new perspectives and understandings of problem situations, and set goals based on new perspectives; and (3) develop and implement strategies to reach set goals. Both theoretical and experiential learning opportunities are provided. (Offered annually) Prerequisites: SB 120 Introduction to Psychology and one Human Services course, or permission of the program director.
HS 330 Ethical Issues in Substance Abuse Treatment (3 credits)
Instructor: T. Ferstler
This course will examine the concepts, issues, and concerns of the ethical issues of the treatment of addictions in our society. Students explore and discuss the ethics and issues related to the counseling of those who are addicted and the other roles that counselors play within the systems. Specific populations will be addressed such as children, adolescents and women. HIPAA and confidentiality concerns will also be reviewed.
HS 431 Rehabilitation Services (3 credits)
Instructor: M. Campanie
This course examines specific techniques in the rehabilitation process. Emphasis is placed on contemporary modalities of rehabilitation as they relate to community mental health and alcohol and substance abuse programs. Assessment, treatment, and prevention techniques will be examined. Students will be able to identify how people with mental disabilities and alcohol and substance abuse issues are restored to their fullest psychological, social, and vocational capabilities. Prerequisite: HS 240 Introduction to Counseling.
SB 312 ST: Marriage and Family (3 credits)
Instructor: P. Hirsch
Through sociological and psychological views of marriage and family, this course examines the nature of an intimate relationship, individual and family life stages, and family structure. Using a multicultural approach, the course explores recent topics such as adoptive parenting, childbearing patterns, gay and lesbian families, communication and conflict resolution, the influence of popular culture, the rights and benefits of marriage, and working families.