Human Services (HMSV)

HMSV 140. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALL
This course introduces students to the Temporary Assistance of Needy Families Program including the laws and policies that drive the program. Students also develop case management skills in administering the program.

HMSV 141. Supplemental Nutrient Assistance Program

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALL
This course introduces students to the Supplemental Nutrient Assistance Program including the laws and policies that drive the program. Students develop case management skills in administering the program.

HMSV 142. Medicaid

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: SPRING
This course introduces students to the Medicaid Program, including the laws and policies that drive the program. Students also develop case management skills in administering the program.

HMSV 143. Child Care Assistance

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: SPRING
This course introduces students to the Child Care Assistance Program and the laws and policies that drive the program in North Dakota.

HMSV 201. Introduction to Addictions

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
This course provides current and researched information about abused substances as well as the people who abuse those substances. Topics include theoretical perspectives on abuse, pharmacological characteristics of commonly abused substances, and stages of dependence and addiction. The following topics relating to various areas of human services will also be covered: working with dually diagnosed clients, chemical abuse by children and adolescents, codependency, and enabling.

HMSV 230. Introduction to Helping Skills

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
This course provides the basic knowledge and skills associated with the helping process, the problem solving process, and interaction skills. Focus will be on the dynamics of the helping relationship, interviewing skills, referral skills and ethical behavior.