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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Human Services

Certificate of Achievement

 

Curriculum Code: 1201  (Effective Fall 2004 ? Summer 2009)

 

This certificate of achievement provides the essential values, knowledge, and skills to promote client and community well-being.  Additional courses teach to the quality and consistency that is relevant to the human service profession.  This certificate is the second level in a series to enhance the career pathway into human services. A supervised consecutive two-semester practicum is required. Courses are aligned with the Council for Standards in Human Service Education and their Community Support Skills Standards (www.cshse.org).  The course work is designed to meet the educational ethics component for certification as a Certified Addiction Counselor Level-I (CAC-I) from the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCAP), www.mcbap.org.

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
Contact the Health and Human Service Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Room 1750, telephone number (517) 483-1410.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  26 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

GERO 100

Introduction to Human Aging

4

HUSE 100

Introduction to Human Services

3

HUSE 105

Personal Dynamics/Interviewing

4

HUSE 242

The Family: Addiction/Violence (See Note 2)

3

HUSE 282

Human Services Practicum I

4

HUSE 284

Human Services Practicum II

4

WRIT 121

Composition I

4

 

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  6-13 CREDITS

Complete the indicated number of credits from EACH CHOICE listed below.

 

CHOICE 1:  Specialization Choices

6-13 Credits

GERO 131

Pln for Older Adlts w/Dev Dis (See Note 3)

.5

GERO 164

Med & Alcohol Use/Older Adults (See Note 3)

.5

GERO 165

Dementia: Concepts and Causes (See Note 3)

.5

GERO 169

Legal Rights of Older Adults (See Note 3)

.5

GERO 170

Depression: Recog & Treatment (See Note 3)

.5

GERO 171

Tech: Care for Persons w/Demen (See Note 3)

.75

GERO 173

Activ: Older Adlts w/Alzheim (See Note 3)

.5

GERO 203

Physical/Mental Health Aging

3

HUSE 110

Child Abuse and Neglect

3

HUSE 112

Understanding Substance Abuse (See Note 2)

4

SOWK 205

Social Welfare

3

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

32

 

NOTES:

 

1.

Students must meet with a Human Services Program advisor prior to or during their first semester to complete an educational plan and secure arrangements for field work experience (practicum). Practicum application packets are available from the Health and Human Service Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Room 1750 beginning in January. Applications are due back to the same office by April 1st for admission into the fall semester practicum.

2.

HUSE 112 and HUSE 242 must be completed prior to field work experience (practicum). Students pursuing an education in addictions must select HUSE 112 from the ?LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS?.

3.

This class is a Gerontology seminar. A maximum total of 3 credits of GERO seminars may be used to satisfy CHOICE 1 requirements.

4.

Numeric graded GERO, HUSE, and SOWK courses must be completed with a minimum grade of 2.5 or higher to be counted toward the certificate of achievement. GERO seminars listed in CHOICE 1 are graded on a pass/fail (credit/no credit) basis.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

 

I

II

III

IV

HUSE 100

GERO 100

HUSE 282

HUSE 284

Lim.Ch.

HUSE 105

WRIT 121

 

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HUSE 242

Lim.Ch.

 

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Lim.Ch.

 

 

 

                   

 

 



 
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