BHHS - Introduction to Behavioral Health and Human Services - 00210817

Description: This course will orient the student to the field of behavioral health and human services. An understanding of the roles that behavioral health workers play in the field will be introduced. Generic roles emphasizing change and responsibility are explored and identified. Major topics include: professional value assumptions, nature of work between behavioral health providers and clients, and work settings (casework, family and group work, behavioral interventions, and community development). The students will explore the history of the profession including how behavioral health and human services as a practice compares and contrasts with social work. Students will identify and practice the skills necessary for generalist behavioral health and human services practice. (Prerequisites: None; Corequisites: BHHS 1010) (2 credits lecture/0 credits lab)

Credits: 2.00

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