Human Services (HSG)

All HSG, HUS, and SUB courses numbered 100 and above may be applied to the major field and elective requirement for the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees.

HSG 106 Experiential Learning in Human Svcs (1-3)(1,0)

(1-3, 0) This course is designed to promote growth and development as a professional in the area of Human Services that the student is studying. The student will participate in a variety of workshops, conferences, meetings, and/or service-learning opportunities as agreed upon by the instructor and the student. Verification and reflection of learning will be assessed by the instructor. This course will be taught as an independent study. This course is repeatable three times up to 3 credits. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available NOTE: This course is offered concurrently as SUB 106. The student must decide whether to earn credits for Human Services Generalist (HSG) or Substance Abuse (SUB) prior to enrolling.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2018: Consent of instructor Prerequisite through Spring 2018: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HSG 125 Special Populations (3)(3,0)

This course will address special populations in substance abuse and mental health treatment. Special populations will be identified and issues regarding addiction and mental health; engagement strategies; treatment planning; and client and community education strategies will be discussed. Methods to gain cultural competence and to become a lifelong learner will be addressed. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available NOTE: This course is offered concurrently as HSG 125 and SUB 125. The student must decide whether to earn credits in Human Services Generalist (HSG) or Substance Abuse Counseling (SUB) prior to enrolling.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HSG 150 Violence Against Women (3)(3,0)

This course overviews of the problem of domestic violence toward women. The student will look at the history of the problem, current statistics, and societal attitudes. The course will examine the roles of men and women as well as the impact on children. The cycle of violence and power and control issues will be explored. The course will also explore sexual assault dynamics, treatment, and response as well as advocacy for the victim. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

HSG 151 Rules and Regulations (3)(3,0)

This course will review the regulations and ethics across a spectrum of human service endeavors. This will include the relevant laws and regulations regarding human services, mental health, substance abuse, and partner violence. This course will also review and discuss the ethical issues pertinent to all human services practitioners, and specifically to those working in the above specialties. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available NOTE: This course is offered concurrently as SUB 151. The student must decide whether to earn credits Human Services Generalist (HSG) or Substance Abuse Counseling (SUB) prior to enrolling.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HSG 201 Field Experience I & Seminar (3)(0,10)

Training is a supervised opportunity for the student to have first-hand experience in an institutional setting that meets his/her area of interest. In this setting, it is expected that the student will develop proficiency and display the skills required to perform adequately on-the-job. (1.2) NOTE: One hundred fifty (150) hours of field work is required for this first experience, as well as weekly class sessions with instructor. Proficiency Credit Available (2 EI) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in HUS 102, HUS 110, HUS 200, HUS 205 or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HSG 202 Field Experience II & Seminar (3)(0,10)

Training is a supervised opportunity for the student to have firsthand experience in an institutional setting that meets his/her area of interest. In this setting, it is expected that the student will develop proficiency and display the skills required to perform adequately on the job. (1.2) NOTE: One hundred fifty (150) hours of field work is required for this second experience, as well as weekly class sessions with the instructor. Proficiency Credit Available (2 EIS) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: C or better in HSG 201

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HSG 210 Working With Families (3)(3,0)

This course is a course for human service students interested in learning theories of family functioning, and intervention approaches. Emphasis is placed on the integration of theory and practice. The course is designed so that students understand capacities, limitations, and strengths of clients, and families. The course provides the student with an understanding of human service delivery systems. The course also focuses on effective communication skills, client and professional relationship, and ethical practice. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HSG 211 Behavior Problems (3)(3,0)

This course surveys the biological, psychological, and sociological causes of differences in behavior. Classification and diagnostic categories will be discussed. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HSG 213 Crisis Intervention (3)(3,0)

The purpose of this course is to give students a working knowledge of how to deal with persons in crisis. Special application of the concepts will be stressed. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available NOTE: This course is offered concurrently as SUB 213. The student must decide whether to earn credits in Human Services Generalist (HSG), or Substance Abuse Counseling (SUB) prior to enrolling.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HSG 215 Basic Substance Abuse & Treatment (3)(3,0)

This course will introduce the student to the nature and extent of substance abuse. Clinical manifestations and methods of treatment will be discussed. Concepts and resources in helping the substance abuser and his/her social environment will be included. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available NOTE: This course is offered concurrently as SUB 215. The student must decide whether to earn credits in Human Services Generalist (HSG) or Substance Abuse Counseling (SUB) prior to enrolling.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HSG 223 Behavior Management (3)(3,0)

This course will introduce students basic techniques of behavioral management used in the Human Services field. Emphasis will be placed on applying the strategies as well as ethical and legal considerations. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HSG 253 Topics in Human Services (1-3)(1,0)

(1-3, 0) This course is designed to meet the demands of a rapidly changing Human Services field. Repeatable to a total of twelve credits. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Available (2 IE) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies