2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

CHS 235 Theories of Assessment and Intervention in Human Services

3 hours

This course provides an overview of the history, theory, and methodology of assessment and intervention in human services. The course focuses on relevant theories and interventions that have become commonplace when working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities within the human services realm. Students will be introduced to the principles of, risk and needs assessment, crisis and emergency management, resource management, ethics, and individual and community advocacy in order to interface with government, private, and non-profit social service agencies. Case examples, excerpts and 10 hours of field education will be used to illustrate the principles of human service intervention and to expose students to what professionals in the field may say, do, and think, when working with diverse client populations and organizations.




ENG 101; CHS 150 or CSL 150 or PSY 101


Formerly CSL 235 Theories and Interventions in Human Services Counseling