College of Human Services and Health Professions

CFS 103 (3) Introduction to Family and Community Services

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:

Agencies, organizations, funding, and legislative bodies. Dynamics of agency interactions as they relate to the well-being of children, families, and communities. Limited fieldwork.

 

CFS 202 (3) The Development of the Young Child in the Family

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Principles of child development. Need for favorable conditions of nurture. Extrafamilial and interfamilial relationships as they influence child growth. Fieldwork or equivalent required.

 

CFS 255 (4) Interpersonal Dynamics in Human Development

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Interpersonal problem-solving skills. Helping theories appropriate to human development settings. Skills and behaviors that apply theory to practice setting. Fieldwork required.

 

CFS 332 (4) Foundations and Principals of Early Childhood Education

Instructor: Mark Whitney

Course Description:
Includes practicum in preschool setting. Developmentally appropriate and integrated learning experiences.

 

CFS 493 (6) Family Practicum

Instructor: Anna Babic

Course Description:
Seminar and supervised internship addressing concepts directly related to career goals. For Family Development majors only.

 

CFS 495 (3) Child and Family Seminar

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Offered fall and spring semesters. Opportunities for upper-division students to apply their knowledge bases to economic, political, and social issues that impinge on how children and families can be expected to function in the larger society.

 

CFS 672 (3) Couple Therapy: Theory and Techniques

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
The couple relationship and ways to facilitate it. Psychodynamic, behavioral, and systems approaches. Non-marital, marital, and divorcing couples. For students in Marriage and Family Therapy program. Each student performs 12 hrs. of couple therapy w/ one couple.

 

CFS 760 (1) Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Supervised clinical experience. A total of five credits required. For students in Marriage and Family Therapy programs. Students are placed in local agencies to do marital and family therapy – 8 hrs. per week per student.

 

CFS 862 (3) Family Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Instructor: Linda Stone Fish

Course Description:
Assessment, diagnosis, and family treatment of childhood and adolescent dysfunction. Interaction between child and family systems. Students required to do a special project in the community.

 

Environmental Design (Interior)

EDI 347 (3) Historic Buildings: Studio

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Projects in historic preservation and adaptive use. Environmental Practicum.

 

Nutrition and Food Service Management

NFM 340 (3) Nutrition in the Life Span

Instructor: TBA

Course Description:
Human nutritional needs related to health promotion and prevention of disease through the life cycle. Factors influencing nutritional status and requirements during various stages are emphasized.

 

NFM 371 (1) Clinical Dietetics Experience I

Instructor: Kay Stearns Bruening

Course Description:
Clinical experience related to nutritional needs throughout the life cycle. Students participate in meal enhancement program at local hospital. Restricted to Coordinated Dietetics Program students only.

 

NFM 455 (3) Community Nutrition

Instructor: Tanya M. Horacek

Course Description:
National, state, and local programs designed to meet food, nutrition, and health needs of vulnerable groups. Roles and functions of nutritionists in the community. Prereq: NFM 225, 340. Coreq: NFM 326.

 

NFM 514 (4) Nutrition Education and Counseling

Instructor:Tanya M. Horacek

Course Description:
Provides a theoretical basis for education and counseling related to nutrition and incorporates opportunities to develop education and counseling skills for a wide variety of audiences and individuals. Prereq: NFM 225, 326, 340, 455. Only Jr. Sr, Grad. Consent required.

 

Nursing

NUR 119 (4) Career Development in Nursing

Instructor: Mary Ann Middlemiss

Course Description:
Preparation for transition to a new career. Fosters empowerment as a person, learner, and professional nurse. Provides a foundation for nursing relationships. Seminar and community experiences included. Transfer or second degree student status.

 

*NUR 123 (3) Health Promotion in Nursing

Instructor: Mamie Hensel

Course Description:
Growth and development across the life span. Nursing role in health promotion and illness prevention. Community experiences included. Prereq: NUR 121, transfer or second degree student status.

 

*NUR 312 (6) Practice-Based Nursing III

Instructor: Mary Ann Middlemiss

Course Description:
Theoretical and clinical nursing experiences focus on planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care with adults and children experiencing complex alterations in health. Laboratory and seminar included. Prereq: Completion of 200-level nursing courses and 8 credits of anatomy and physiology.

 

Administration

NAD 658 (3) Practicum in Management of Clinical Nursing

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Synthesis, application, and evaluation of management theories, concepts, and skills in a mid-level managerial role. Preceptorship with a skilled nursing manager in a practicum setting.

 

Nutrition & Hospitality Management

NFM 340 (3) Nutrition in the Life Span

Instructor: TBA

Course Description:
Human nutritional needs related to health promotion and prevention of disease through the life cycle. Factors influencing nutritional status and requirements during various stages are emphasized.

 

NFM 371 (1) Community Nutrition Experience

Instructor: Tanya M. Horacek

Course Description:
The experiences and learning gained from this course provide a foundation for the supervised practice rotation in Community Dietetics taken during the senior year in the Coordinated Dietetics program. At the end of the course, students will be able to refer patients/clients experiencing food insecurity to appropriate community agencies for assistance.

Pre-requisites: Admitted to the Coordinated Dietetics Program, take concurrently with NHM 455 Community Nation.

 

NFM 372 (1) Dietetics Experience I: Preclinical and Administrative Experience

Instructor: Kay Stearns Bruening

Course Description:
Supervised practice course for students in the Coordinated Dietetics program. Students complete service activities related to customer satisfaction, food service and safety, and quality improvement. During the second half of the semester, students assist nutrition staff in nutrition assessment of patients.

 

NFM 455/655 (3) Community Nutrition

Instructor: Tanya M. Horacek

Course Description:
Analysis of government role in meeting food and nutrition needs in selected populations. Relationship of public health and welfare policy to nutritional status. Community assessment and program evaluation.

 

NFM 511 (3) Nutrition Education

Instructor: Tanya M. Horacek

Course Description:
A theoretical basis for education and opportunities to develop skills for a wide variety of individuals.

Pre-requisites: NFM 225, 340, and an e-mail account (and ideally 326)

 

NFM 512 (3) Nutrition Counseling

Instructor: Tanya M. Horacek

Course Description:
This class will enhance your effectiveness as a nutrition counselor by exploring several theoretical frameworks, and providing opportunities for you to develop your interpersonal communication, critical thinking, attending and behavioral change facilitation competencies.

Pre-requisites: NHM 225, 226, 340, 455 (ideally NHM 445, 548) and an e-mail account.

 

NFM 600 (3) Advanced Community

Instructor: Tanya M. Horacek

Course Description:
This is a service learning course, in that we will have produced a product for a business in the community by the end of the class. As a team, we will apply the steps of Precede Proceed to do a feasibility study for a worksite wellness program for a community organization.

Pre-requisites: NHM 455/655 (Community Nutrition helpful but not necessary).

 

Social Work

Social Work:
Service to the community is one of the main objectives of the profession of social work and is indirectly, if not directly, addressed in most social work courses. At both the undergraduate and graduate levels, social work students must take field practica through which they engage in direct service to the community. In addition, all social work majors at the undergraduate level are required to complete 45 hours of community service prior to Junior year.

 

Courses below are open only to matriculated social work students..

 

SWK 401 (3) Strategies of Social Work Intervention I

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Design, implementation, and evaluation of intervention strategies in social work practice. Intervention with individuals, families and groups in the context of organizations and communities. Concurrent field placement.

 

SWK 435 (3) Field Practicum I

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Practice in selected social service agencies to apply and integrate skill, cognitive and affective learning within a service system.

 

SWK 402 (3) Strategies of Social Work Intervention II

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Continuation of SWK 401

 

SWK 445 (5) Field Practicum II

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Continuation of SWK 435

 

SWK 601 and SWK602 (3 each) Fundamentals of Social Work Practice

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Preparation for beginning social work interventions. Theories of practice and rehearsal of problem solving and communication skills with individual, families and groups in client, target and action systems and within organizations and communities.

 

SWK 671 (3) Field Instruction I and SWK 672(3) Field Instruction II

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Supervised practice experience to apply knowledge, social work principles, values and methods and to obtain increasing competence and skill for professional practice.

 

SWK 771 (3) Field Instruction III

 

SWK 772 (3) Field Instruction IV

Instructor: Staff

Course Description:
Progressively advanced supervised practice experience in conjunction with additional intervention subjects in direct practice with individuals, families, or groups or community organization, policy planning or administration with agencies and communities.

 

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