Human Services

Human Services

Human Services - Trauma Interventions and Prevention

Business and Social Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2047

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/hus
Degree: Associate in Applied Science
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This program is designed for students who are interested in gaining general knowledge and skills to work with people who have survived trauma or violence. The degree-seeking student completes general education and Human Services core courses, along with courses specific to trauma interventions and prevention. Content areas include crisis intervention, emergency management, the culture of violence, assessment, and counseling. Students will gain skills and knowledge to work in entry-level positions in the human services fields including substance use/addictions, child care resource and referral, domestic violence, homeless programs, sexual violence programs, corrections, and more.

To complete an A.A.S., students are strongly encouraged to meet with an Academic Success Advisor to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements.


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

14 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

English Composition I

3

course

Contemporary Mathematics or

other higher level Math course or Science Elective

3

course

Ethics in Human Services

2

course

Introduction to Psychology

3

course

Introduction to Social Work

3

Second Semester

16 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course +

Fundamentals of Speech

3

course

Adult Development and Aging or

course

Lifespan Development or

course

Child Growth and Development or

course

Adolescent Development

3

course

Introduction to Group Dynamics

3

course

Introduction to Counseling Skills

3

course

Trauma and Violence

4

Third Semester

17 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Intimate Violence Crisis Response

4

course

Drugs and Society

3

course

Child Maltreatment

3

course

Crisis Intervention

3

course

Human Services Practicum Orientation

1

Humanities or Fine Arts Elective

3

Fourth Semester

15 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Health and Nutrition

3

course

Human Services Internship

4

course

Special Topics in Human Services

2

course

Process Addictions/Impulse Disorders or

other Concentration/Elective (see list below)

2

course

Abnormal Psychology or

other Concentration/Elective (see list below)

3

course

Principles of Foster Care or

other Concentration/Elective (see list below)

1

Total hours for A.A.S. Degree

62

Concentration/Elective Options

Course

Title

Hours

course

Principles of Direct Supervision

3

course

Introduction to Criminology

3

course

Introduction to Corrections

3

course

Institutional Corrections

3

course

Community-Based Corrections

3

course

Juvenile Delinquency

3

course

Principles of Courtroom Testimony

3

course

Principles of Foster Care

1

course

Process Addictions/Impulse Disorders

2

course

Pharmacology and Disease of Substance Abuse

3

course

Addiction Counseling and Treatment II

4

course

Advanced Addiction Counseling Skills

3

course

State and Local Politics

3

course

Abnormal Psychology or

course

Being Different: The Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact Mick Cullen at (847) 543-2573 or mcullen@clcillinois.edu, or the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.