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Behavioral Science and Human Services

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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION/CHILD CARE PROGRAM
Due to the special nature of the Early Childhood Education/Child Care Program, students are evaluated at the end of each semester to determine if it is advisable for them to continue in the Program. No ECE courses may be taken more than twice. These include: EDC 00200, 00210, 00220 , 00230, 00300, 00910, HUM 02 and HUM 8181, unless otherwise indicated. The EDC courses are only open to students in the ECE sequence.

+EDC 00200- - FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION (3 crs. 3 hrs. in class per week plus two school visit assignments)
The social underpinnings of education are traced through a study of the history of education, including the development of its practices and philosophies. The social forces that currently influence education and gaps between ideals and the realities of education are analyzed. Reports requiring school visits will be assigned.
Co-requisite: None. This course may not be taken more than two times.

EDC 02100 -- SOCIAL SCIENCE in EDUCATION (3 crs. 3 hrs. + 2 field hours per week)
Survey of the objectives of the Social Sciences as reflected in the selection, guidance and evaluation of the Education curriculum.

Prerequisites: EDC 02000 with a grade of C or better. This course may not be taken more than two times.

EDC 02200 -- ART WORKSHOP in EDUCATION (2 crs. 2 hrs.)
Various art media are explored to understand principles, methods, planning and classroom organization necessary to achieve curricular and behavioral objectives of programs in education.
Prerequisites: EDC 21, EDC 30 with a grade of C or better, or Department permission
Corequisite: EDC 90 or EDC 91  This course may not be taken more than two times.

EDC 02300 -- MUSIC and MOVEMENT WORKSHOP in EDUCATION (2 crs. 2 hrs.)
Musical literature, methods and techniques for utilizing music and dance to achieve the curricular and behavioral objectives of programs in education.This course must be passed with a grade of C or better, and may not be taken more than two times.

EDC 02800 -- TECHNIQUES in MATH, SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY TEACHING for EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION(2 crs. 2 hrs.)
Knowledge and understanding of the methods of teaching pre-mathematics, science, and social studies in early childhood classrooms. Hands-on methods that permit young children to learn through discovery, plus theoretical underpinnings of these methods are emphasized. Open to all students. This course may not be taken more than two times.

EDC 03000 -- SEMINAR and PRACTICUM in EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CURRICULUM (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Working directly with materials, students explore and become familiar with the methods and materials used in an Early Childhood Education setting as developmentally appropriate practice and the integrated approach to education is emphasized. Ten hours per semester working with children in Early Childhood curriculum activities.
Prerequisites:
EDC 02000 with a grade of C or better and EDC 02300. This course may not be taken more than two times.

EDC 03100-- SOCIAL SCIENCE IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3 crs. 6 hrs.- 3 field hours)
Designed for employed professionals as well as undergraduates in Childhood Education. Knowledge of the social sciences, pedagogical strategies, the development of critical thinking skills concerning curriculum content, creation and implementation of activities for thematic units will be covered.
Prerequisites:
EDC 02000 with a grade of C or better and EDC 02300.  This course may not be taken more than two times.

EDC 03200 -- Infant and Toddler Child Development
A study of the development of infants and toddlers. This course will include the study of educational theories and approaches as well as cultural influence on the development of the young child.

EDC 04100 -- TEACHING the GIFTED INDIVIDUAL (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Investigation of psychological and educational needs of gifted and talented individuals in school and society. Includes an historical perspective, past and present research studies, identification and implementation of programs.
Prerequisite: PSY 11

EDC 08100 -- INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)
Independent study of Early Childhood Education is developed individually between student and faculty member and must be approved by the Department.

EDC 09000 -- SEMINAR PRACTICUM in TEACHER DEVELOPMENT I (3 crs. 9 hrs.)
Seminar and supervised field work stressing multicultural factors. Students apply knowledge of child development in agency settings working with young children, in seminars with peers and in individual conferences with supervisors. Not open to students who completed ECE or EDC 91.
Prerequisites: EDC 21 with a grade of "C" or better, PSY 32, an overall GPA 2.75 or better, ENG 12 and passing score on CUNY reading, writing, and math exams.
Corequisite: EDC 22

EDC 09100 -- SUPERVISED INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE in EDUCATION I (3 crs. 6 hrs.)
Students are assigned to work with children in a specific education center such as a Day Care Center, Nursery School, Kindergarten, School for Exceptional Children or Residential Institution. Students concentrate on objective observations of child behavior in order to help develop skills in understanding children and their learning needs.
For ECE Majors only.
Prerequisites: EDC 21, EDC 30 with a grade of "C" or better ,and be eligible for ENG 12
Corequisites: EDC 22 and PSY 32.This course may not be taken more than two times.

EDC 09300 -- SUPERVISED INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION II (3 crs. 6 hrs.)
Students are assigned increasing responsibility within the limits of the agency structure. Leadership of group activities is included. For ECE Majors Only.
Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in
EDC 02200, EDC 02300, EDC 02800and EDC 09105 and passing score on the COMPASS Math Skills Test.

EDC -09307 -- SUPERVISED INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION II (3 crs., 6 hrs.)
Students are assigned increasing responsibility within the limits of the agency structure. Leadership of group activities is included.
For ECE Majors Only.
Prerequisites:
EDC 02200 and EDC 09105 both with a grade of "C" or better and a passing score on the COMPASS Math Skills Test. Corequisite: EDC 00230

EDC 09400 -- SUPERVISED INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE IN INFANT/TODDLER EDUCATION (3 crs. 6 hrs.)               
A practicum stressing the unique needs of infants and toddlers in which students apply knowledge of child development and developmentally appropriate practice in agency settings. Students participate in seminars with their peers and meet in individual conferences with their supervisor.                                           
Prerequisites: EDC 02100, EDC 03200 Corequisites: EDC 02200. This course may not be taken more than two times.

HUM 00200 -- EARLY LITERACY AND CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (2 crs., 2 hrs.)                                        
 
Students explore children's literature and early literacy learning. Children's literature and its relationship to whole language and literacy is experienced. Students will develop criteria to evaluate children's literature for quality and age appropriateness. This course may not be taken more than two times.

HUM 08181 -- DEVELOPMENT of LITERACY in CHILDREN (1 cr. 1 hr.)
Students explore aspects of literacy in children via the humanities and communication arts.
Corequisite: None. This course may not be taken more than two times.

EDUCATION

EDU 02500 -- THE EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED and NEUROLOGICALLY IMPAIRED CHILD (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Knowledge and understanding of causes, characteristics, and learning needs of emotionally disturbed and neurologically impaired school children. Emphasis is on methods of identifying and diagnosing, their educational needs and problems, and the possibilities for treatment and intervention, in a variety of educational settings.
Prerequisite: PSY 24 or Department permission

EDU 02600 -- TEACHING the EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED and NEUROLOGICALLY IMPAIRED CHILD (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Methods of teaching in programs for the emotionally disturbed and neurologically impaired child. How existing materials may be modified and new original materials and techniques can developed will be investigated. Principles of behavior management will be discussed in the context of curriculum planning and teaching methodology. Emphasis will be on implementation of teaching strategies based upon individual assessment of learning needs, the use of resources to ensure the least restrictive environment. A hands-on approach to develop materials.
Prerequisite: PSY 24 or Department permission

EDU 02700 -- SEMINAR in ADMINISTRATION and SUPERVISION of SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
This colloquium course provides information relating to the administration and supervision of Special Education programs in New York City Public Schools. Guest lecturers discuss specific aspects of Special Education programs in the area of their expertise.
Prerequisite: PSY 24 or Department permission

EDU 02900 - MULTICULTURAL INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES (2 crs. 2 hrs.)
A hands-on approach to designing materials and providing instruction for multicultural education. Emphasis is on the art, literature, and folklore of diverse cultures.

+EDU 03300 -- EDUCATION in MODERN SOCIETY # (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Education in relation to contemporary society. Cultural forces and influences as well as institutions which help shape education are analyzed in the light of resulting issues and challenges. The various roles of the school, its personnel and the community are related to accepted theories and current practices.

*EDU 03400 -- SEMINAR and PRACTICUM in EDUCATION and BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES # (4 crs. 12 hrs.)
The role of the paraprofessional in education. Selected aspects of education foundations, sociology and child psychology provide a base from which the paraprofessional's relationships to students, peers, teachers and supervisors are studied. Ten hours of field work a week is required.
Prerequisites: EDU 33, PSY 11

*EDU 03500 -- SEMINAR and PRACTICUM in EDUCATION and COMMUNICATION SKILLS # (4 crs. 12 hrs.)
The nature of task-oriented and pupil-oriented activities in relation to communication skills.How to help pupils improve and develop special written and spoken communication skills. Ten hours of field work a week is required.
Prerequisites: EDU 34, two (2) semesters of English

EDU 03600 -- SEMINAR and PRACTICUM in EDUCATION and ART FORMS # (4 crs. 12 hrs.)
Students are assisted to develop understanding of the functions of art activities for the young child. The goal is to encourage a child's creative thinking by including art and music into the youngster's world. Ten hours of field work a week is required.
Prerequisites: EDU 35 , MUS 31 , ART 31

+EDU 03700 -- HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT of EDUCATION in the UNITED STATES (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
The history, growth and development of education in the United States from colonial times to the present; the manner in which institutions respond to changing social, political and economic currents, the role of education as a major factor in the development of the American character.

EDU 04500 -- SIGN LANGUAGE IN THE CLASSROOM I (2 crs. 2 hrs.)
Designed to help students use Signed English and American Sign Language. Special emphasis will be placed on uses in the classroom. At the conclusion, students will be familiar with the various forms of communication used by the Dear/Hard of Hearing Community, and the uses of ASL and Signed English in the classroom, Deaf culture and the special needs of Deaf/Hard of hearing students.

EDU 04600 -- SIGN LANGUAGE IN THE CLASSROOM II (2 crs. 2 hrs.)
A continuation of EDU 45. Students will continue to build their receptive and expressive sign language skills for the classroom, and their interpreting skills through oral and written exercises. At the conclusion of the course students will possess a functional vocabulary for use with the Deaf and Hearing Impaired community, as well as basic interpreting skills for use in the classroom.

EDU 04700 -- SIGN LANGUAGE III (2 crs. 2 hrs.)
A continuation of EDU 46. Emphasis on conversational sign language skills required for communication with Deaf and Hearing Impaired pupils (or with Hearing Impaired parents) in the classroom and in other school settings. Offers students opportunities to develop and practice their skills in sign language conversation, translation and interpretation.
Prerequisite: EDU 46

EDU 05100 -- Collaboration in the Classroom (formerly EDU 08200)(3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Paraprofessionals and teachers develop knowledge and skills required for design and delivery of effective instruction through collaborative teaching. Roles of paraprofessional and teacher, strategies to identify and capitalize on personal strengths and interpersonal styles.
Prerequisites: NONE

EDU 05500 - THE NYS STANDARDS AS FRAMEWORK: SOCIAL STUDIES (ELEMENTARY GRADES) (2 crs. 2 hrs.)
Introduction to a Social Studies curriculum which is theme-base and has a strong emphasis on literacy and the framework for both curriculum and assessment in Social Studies established by the New York State Standards.

EDU 08200 -- EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY FOR PARAPROFESSIONALS (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Application of instructional principles and assessment practices utilizing computers and related technologies. Explanation of computer operating systems and standard software packages.Use of technology to access information and enhance one's productivity as a paraprofessional member of the classroom team. Students participate in evaluating, discussing and demonstrating educationally-based software. Enrollment limited to 27 students.

EDU 08200 -- COLLABORAITON IN THE CLASSROOM (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Intended to help paraprofessionals and teachers develop knowledge and skills required for the design and delivery of effective instruction through collaborative teaching. The roles of the paraprofessional and the teacher will be explored through the study of a team-teaching approach and by taking initial steps to implementation. Strategies to identify and capitalize on personal strengths and interpersonal styles will be introduced.

MENTAL HEALTH and HUMAN SERVICES

The program is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in such human services fields as: rehabilitation, social work, psychology, special education, counseling and mental health. The emphasis is on learning ways of helping people lead satisfying productive lives, and/or preventing the onset of serious emotional or psychological problems.

+MH 01100 -- INTRODUCTION to HUMAN SERVICES (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Introduction to the nature and scope of human services in America today. A variety of human services, settings and programs, career options, including occupational therapy, social work, psychology, art and dance therapy, counseling, mental health and gerontology will be described. Prevention efforts, the effect of social policies on provision of needed services, the development of the human services movement will be examined in the light of changing societal values.

*MH 03000 -- HUMAN SERVICES ORGANIZATION (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Development, functions, and purposes of human services organizations. Types of human services organizations are described with emphasis on the duties and roles of workers and supervisors and the effects of policies, practices, and pressures of the agency upon the worker.
Prerequisite: None

*MH 03100 -- PRINCIPLES of INTERVIEWING and GROUP LEADERSHIP (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Basic principles of gathering information through the use of interviewing techniques.The nature of group formation, function and leadership, and how they relate to one another. Emphasis is on providing preventative and therapeutic service to the mentally ill with role playing and classroom practice sessions.
Prerequisite:
MH 01100

*MH 03400 -- MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE WITH VULNERABLE POPULATIONS (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Course will examine difficulties faced by a variety of special populations including adults with HIV, chronic mental illness and adolescents and children at-risk. Students will gain an overview of each population's unique service needs and learn consumer-centered intervention strategies.
Prerequisite:
MH 01100

+MH 03500 -- INTRODUCTION to GERONTOLOGY (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Issues and problems pertaining to aging and the aged, the aging process and the roles of older adults in society. Emphasis is on learning methods for the prevention and treatment of mental illness in older people.
Open to all students.

MH 08100 -- INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)
Independent study of Mental Health is developed individually between student and faculty member and must be approved by the Department.

Enrollment in any of the following Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling courses is separate from our Mental Health and Human Services Program. While these courses are open to all students, they are not requirements for the degree in Mental Health and Human Services.

*MH 09801 -- SUPERVISED INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH I(3 crs. 6 hrs.)
Under faculty supervision, students are assigned to work in a Mental Health Agency where the focus is on preventive and therapeutic measures. Prerequisites:
MH 01100, MH 03500 and either MH 03100 or MH 03400, or department permission required.

*MH 09802 - SUPERVISED INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH II (3 crs. 6 hrs.)
Under faculty supervision students are assigned to work with patients afflicted with a variety of emotional disorders.
Prerequisites: MH 01100, MH 03500 and either MH 03100 or MH 03400, or department permission required.

PSYCHOLOGY

+PSY 01100 -- GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
The nature of psychology, its fields and divisions, including individual differences, learning, motivation, perception, and personality.

PSY02400 -- PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS in YOUNG CHILDREN (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Psychological disorders in young children and the practices required to deal with them in early childhood settings. The problems and needs of gifted children, children who are mentally retarded, or minimally brain-damaged, deaf, blind, orthopedic or speech handicapped. Causes, diagnostic, therapeutic and educational procedures and teaching methods are reviewed for each category based upon principles learned in introductory psychology courses. New York State mandated two-hour session on recognizing and reporting child abuse is included.
Prerequisite:
PSY 01100

PSY 02800 -- CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGICAL VIEWPOINTS (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Trends in contemporary psychological theories, including the shift from psychology as a natural science to a human science.The roles of evolutionary psychology, cognitive constructivism, and feminist theories and their historical and cultural contexts as they affect human consciousness.
Prerequisite:
PSY 01100

PSY 03000 -The Psychology of Child and Adolescent Development (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Human growth and development from conception through adolescence, including physical, cognitive and psycho-social domains. The effects on development of culture, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and disability will be examined.
Prerequisite:
PSY 01100

PSY03200 -- HUMAN GROWTH and DEVELOPMENT (3 crs. 3 hrs.)(also listed as EDU 32)
Human development from infancy through childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.Intellectual growth, personal and social adjustment, the relationship between physical and mental development, and typical problems in various stages of the life cycle.
Prerequisite:
PSY 01100

PSY 03400-- PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Various personality theories are examined to demonstrate the diverse ways of dealing with basic personality problems.
Prerequisite:
PSY 01100

PSY 03500 -- EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Current scientific theory and research relating to formal learning environments including: process of human learning; concept formation; language affecting acquisition and retention; new approaches to motivate and direct learning; new methods of organizing and transmitting information and knowledge.
Prerequisite:
PSY 01100

PSY 03600 -- ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Concepts of normality and abnormality, and significant theoretical contributions to personality disorganization. Historical factors and current trends in the field of Mental Health and causes of behavioral disorders are discussed in terms of the impact of social, cultural, genetic and other factors. Survey of treatment methods included.
Prerequisite:
PSY 01100

PSY 03700 -- PSYCHOLOGY of WOMEN (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Study of psychological factors specifically related to women, including the traditional models of femininity in social, occupational, and sex roles. The approach is analytical, beginning with denotative and connotative definitions of terms, analyzing traditional and new female models and identities and some problems these models present in personality integration. Recent psychological research on women is reviewed. Male and female student experiences are used to help support, or refute, theories presented.
Prerequisite:
PSY 01100

PSY 08100 -- INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)
Independent study of Psychology is developed individually between student and faculty member and must be approved by the Department.

PSY 08200 -- (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)
This course is of a topical and pilot nature and is designed to meet the immediate needs and interests of various student populations. It is offered for a maximum of two semesters.

SOCIOLOGY

*SOC 02800 -- CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE (3cr. 3hrs.) (also listed as BA 28 and NUR 28)
The sociological, ethical, legal and economic impact of managing health care into the next century.

+SOC 03100 -- INTRODUCTION to SOCIOLOGY (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
The social dimensions of human existence with stress on social structure and culture as governing factors in the lives of individuals with basic concepts of sociology, major theoretical positions and findings.Meets the needs of students who want an introduction to the field as well as those who wish to undertake further study.

SOC 03200 -- URBAN SOCIOLOGY (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
To better understand the effects of urbanization, the inherent contradictions in urban living are reviewed in terms of the multiplicity of problems that currently challenge the city.
Prerequisite:
SOC 03100

SOC 03300 -- SOCIAL PROBLEMS: INSTITUTIONS in CRISIS (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
The social ills currently facing American society, includes the major conflicts and social changes in community institutions. Each problem is approached as a crisis facing a particular institution. Appropriate changes in policy are suggested to resolve the problems.
Prerequisite:
SOC 03100

SOC 03400 -- URBAN ANTHROPOLOGICAL and SOCIOLOGICAL FIELDWORK: OBSERVATION and ETHNOGRAPHY (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Concepts and techniques for doing social research using participant observation fieldwork. Students will have direct, personal experience doing fieldwork projects of their choice and learn to write them as ethnographies.
Prerequisite:
SOC 03100 or ANT 03700

SOC03500 -- SOCIOLOGY of the FAMILY (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
The sociology of the family study areas include: definitions; pattern variations; developmental theories; specialized functions and their effect on socialization, courtship, marriage, divorce and the life cycle.
Prerequisite:
SOC 03100

SOC03600 -- MINORITY GROUPS in the UNITED STATES (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Selected minority groups in American society are studied. Topics discussed include: nature of prejudice and discrimination; social meaning of minority, annihilation, assimilation, competition, conflict, exploitation; social and cultural change; past and present trends and developments.
Prerequisite:
SOC 03100

SOC03800 -- SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
An exploration of the ways people construct gender and how gender structures our everyday lives and society in general. Issues that are covered include: how gender is produced, the relationship of gender to biology, gender and sexuality, the social evolution of gender, the gendered division of labor in the home and the workforce, micropolitics of gender, race, class and gender as intertwined systems of inequality.
Prerequisite:
SOC 03100

SOC 03900 – Society of Religion
Prerequisites:
SOC 03100 or PSY 01100 or ANT 03700

SOC 08100 -- INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)
Independent study of Sociology is developed individually between student and faculty member and must be approved by the Department.

SOC 08200 -- (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)
This course is of a topical and pilot nature and is designed to meet the immediate needs and interests of various student populations. It is offered for a maximum of two semesters.

+BEH 07000 -- INTRODUCTION to RESEARCH (3 crs. 6 hrs.)
To produce research projects in the Behavioral Sciences with the skill and knowledge necessary for carrying out individual research projects, students are familiarized with theoretical issues in scientific research, methodology, and statistical measurement.

BEH 07100 -- CONDUCTING RESEARCH (3 crs. 6 hrs.)
To carry out and bring to completion an individual research project in the areas of the Behavioral Sciences, course work includes actual testing of subjects and of hypotheses, collection of data, statistical analysis, assessing the implications of research findings for further investigation. The format of the written report will conform to the American Psychological Association guidelines.
Prerequisite: BEH 07000

SAC 02000-- (also listed as MH 8203) - Introduction to Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling(3 crs. 3 hrs).
Overview of core concepts in chemical dependency including physical, psychological and legal aspects of alcohol and substance abuse. A variety of treatment approaches and counselor qualifications and skills will be explored.

SAC 02200--(also listed as MH 8205) -Counseling Techniques in the Substance Abuse Field I (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Overview and practical application of major counseling techniques utilized in the field. Communication skills necessary to engage the substance abuse client, from the basic screening process through discharge planning will be addressed. Evaluation instruments and interview techniques will be introduced; students will learn to develop and evaluate client treatment planning and assessment histories.

SAC 02400-- (also listed as MH 8209) -Counseling Techniques in the Substance Abuse Field II (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Continuation of Counseling Techniques I. Understanding and leading groups, personality and behavioral problems, HIV, AIDS, relapse prevention and vocational/education concerns will be addressed.
Prerequisite:
SAC 02200

SAC 02600--(also listed as MH 8211) -Confidentiality, Ethics and the Counselor/Client Relationship in Substance Abuse Counseling (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Confidentiality regulations from both Federal and State law for the protection of clients are discussed with an emphasis on disclosure exceptions, as well as the proper handling of communications, ethical standards for CASACs and the development of an appropriate code of conduct. Required for any student seeking assistance with an internship placement.
Prerequisite:
SAC 02000

SAC 02800-- (also listed as MH 8213) -Approaches to Treatment: Varieties of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Modalities (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Overview of wide variety of treatment settings and modalities as well as a review of the roles filled by counselors in each modality and setting. Client case examples provide practical instruction.
Prerequisite:
SAC 02000
Corequisite: SAC 02200

SAC 3000- COMPULSIVE GAMBLING: TREATMENT & PREVENTION (4 CRS., 4 HRS.)                                                  
Students develop an understanding of gambling as a compulsive behavior often associated with substance abuse. The historical phenomenon of wagering and its prevalence today as a societal program is explored. Clinical and professional intervention with individuals and the family, as well as prevention methods and techniques are stressed.
Prerequisite: SAC 02000
Corequisite: SAC 02200



SAC 091A0 - SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING PROGRAM - FIELD INTERNSHIP ( Credits: 4 Hours: Hours: 11 hrs per week for 10 weeks)
Students participate in counseling activities with program clients, supervision meetings and other professional activities at NYS licensed treatment agencies under the supervision of both program staff and college faculty.
Prerequisite:
SAC 02000, SAC 02200, SAC 02600
Pre/co-requisite: SAC 02400, SAC 02800

SAC 091B0 - SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING PROGRAM - FIELD INTERNSHIP (Credits: 3 Hours: Hours: 10 hrs per week for 5 weeks)
Students participate in counseling activities with program clients, supervision meetings and other professional activities at NYS licensed treatment agencies under the supervision of both program staff and college faculty.
Prerequisite:
SAC 02000; SAC 02200, SAC 02600
Pre/co-requisite: SAC 02400, SAC 02800

 

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