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Behavioral Health Services

Effective Fall 2021. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
BHS132 Communication Skills in Behavioral Health Services Credit Hours: 3.00
Development of communication skills important in establishing and maintaining effective helping relationships. Includes an emphasis on building rapport, improving effective listening skills, establishing trust, and delivering and receiving appropriate feedback. Also includes an overview of the helping process and the professional and physical environments in which counseling occurs.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
BHS172 Clinical Behaviors Credit Hours: 3.00
Clinical Behaviors Overview of primary clinical behaviors encountered by behavioral health professionals, including substance use, violence and abuse, and grief and bereavement. Includes the spectrum of substance use issues, such as classification of drugs, theories of addiction, cultural perspectives, and treatment interventions. Also includes historical and contemporary causes of domestic violence, community resources, treatment centers and support groups, cultural awareness, and special populations at risk. Also includes techniques, strategies and treatment modalities for working with the bereaved and those affected by traumatic loss.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.