AJ 130 :: Introduction to Youth Practitioner
Spring 2019 @Hawaii CC

18429 (E. HI) 18430 (WH)
Credit Hours:
Donna Madrid
808-934-2638 (Ph)
808-934-2601 (Fax)
Instructional Mode:
Instructional Mode:
01/07/2019 - 05/09/2019
5:00pm- 7:45pm
Origination Site: Manono 388 - 101
Receive Sites: WestHI (501-126)
Course Prerequisites:
Formerly AJ 230
Cross-listed with HSer 130 and Subs 130
PreReq: Eng 20W or (ESL 20G and ESL 20W) or placement in Eng 22 or (placement in ESL 22G and placement in ESL 22W)
Recommended: AJ 210 or HSer 110
Course Description:
Introduces the core skills needed by youth practitioners. Focuses on basic communication skills, growth and development of adolescents,
family and cultures and their roles in development, and youth with special needs. Develops teamwork and basic workforce skills. Also useful for in-service administration of justice, human services and substance abuse counseling professionals seeking to upgrade their knowledge
and skills in community-based prevention programs for youth and families. Students who successfully complete AJ 130, or HSer 130, or
Subs 130 with a “C” grade or better are eligible to receive 45 hours of prevention studies education from the State of Hawai‘i Department of
Health - Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division towards Prevention Specialist Certification.
No textbook required.
Technical Requirements:
This is a VideoConference Class with the instructor located in Hilo.
Internet access is required.
Additional Notes:
Students should go to https://laulima.hawaii.edu and log in with their UH username and password on or 1-2 days before the first class date. Students may email instructor with any questions. (dhkaneko@hawaii.edu)
Friday, October 12, 2018 17:08:40