Human Services

Human Services

Trauma Interventions and Prevention Certificate

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

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/hus
Degree: Certificate
Plan 25HM

This program is designed for students who have a bachelor's or master's degree in human services, social work, counseling, or an approved related field who are interested in gaining specialized knowledge and skills to work with survivors of various traumas including war, violence, natural and man-made disasters, interpersonal violence, abuse, accidents, and personal/family crises. Degree-seeking students will complete general education and Human Services core courses, plus courses specific to trauma interventions and prevention. Students will gain skills and knowledge to enhance their previous education and enable employment in the human services fields such as substance use/addictions, child care resources and referral, domestic violence, homeless programs, sexual violence programs, corrections and more. Students with less than a bachelor's degree are encouraged to complete the A.A.S. degree in Trauma Interventions and Prevention, Plan 25HL. The prerequisite coursework may be waived by the Department Chair for students with similar courses and a master's Degree in an approved program.


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

15 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Health and Nutrition

3

course

Introduction to Group Dynamics

3

course

Introduction to Counseling Skills

3

course

Drugs and Society

3

course

Adult Development and Aging or

course

Lifespan Development or

course

Child Growth and Development or

course

Adolescent Development

3

Second Semester

12 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Intimate Violence Crisis Response

4

course

Child Maltreatment

3

course

Ethics in Human Services

2

course

Human Sexuality or

other Concentration/Elective (see list below)

3

Third Semester

13 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Human Services Internship

4

course

Trauma and Violence

4

course

Crisis Intervention

3

course

Process Addictions/Impulse Disorders or

other Concentration/Elective (see list below)

2

Total hours for Certificate

40

Concentration/Elective Options

Course

Title

Hours

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

Introduction to Emergency Management

3

course

Principles of Foster Care

1

course

Addiction Counseling and Treatment I

3

course

Pharmacology and Disease in Substance Abuse

3

course

Addictions Counseling and Treatment II

4

course

Human Services Practicum Orientation

1

course

Special Topics in Human Services

1-3

course

State and Local Politics

3

course

Abnormal Psychology or

course

Being Different: The Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

course

Human Sexuality

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.