Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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HS 150 - Personal Effectiveness for Human Service Workers

3 Credit(s)

This course is designed to help students create greater success in college and in their professional lives, while simultaneously building a supportive learning environment for students in the Human Services Program. The course utilizes individual and small group exercises to explore human service careers, and issues relevant to being an effective Human Services professional. Students will learn and practice field-orientated skills in preparation for cooperative education internship and employment, including stress management and burnout prevention.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Examine personal values, beliefs, and motivations and utilize this information to enhance effectiveness across life roles
2. Identify the stages of professional development that occur between the novice and advanced practitioner
3. Engage with various strengths-based strategies, mindfulness practices, and stress management techniques to foster resilience and growth in self and others
4. Articulate strengths and skills in the context of a professional resume and cover letter in preparation for cooperative education internships in the Human Services field
5. Engage with various strengths-based strategies, mindfulness practices, and stress management techniques to foster resilience and growth in self and others



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