Pālamanui Course information

Hawai`i Community College – Pālamanui

Course information

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SPRING 2019 – Face to Face

PSY 251 – Human Sexuality 


Required Text: Human Sexuality in a Changing World (10th edition) by Rathus, Nevid and Fichner-Rathus (Prentice Hall) ISBN-13: 978-0134525075

Course Description: The biological, psychological, and sociological determinants of human sexuality are explored. Some specific topics include: the anatomy and physiology of sexual behavior and reproduction, gender role and sexual differences, sexual variations in behavior, clinical dysfunctions and treatment, and contemporary issues.

PSY 275W – Psychology and the Expressive Arts


Required Text: Expressive Therapies by Cathy Malchiodi, Guilford Press (paperback)

Course Description: In this course, students will apply major concepts and theories of Jungian psychology to one or more art genre, e.g., visual arts, writing arts, drama, movement, and music to understand one’s own intrapsychic processes personality dynamics.


SUBS 270 – Twelve Core Functions of Substance Abuse Counseling


Required Textbook:  https://store.samhsa.gov/system/files/sma12-4171.pdf Use this link to download the free textbook – Addiction Counseling Competencies, TAP 21.

Course description: Focuses on the treatment process including intervention and prevention issues as it applies specifically to the substance abuser. Ethical and legal issues for the substance abuse counselor will be identified. A primary theme in this course will be the explication of the Twelve Core Functions of a Substance Abuse Counselor.