Tyler Michael Kees

Adjunct Faculty

Counseling

Classes Taught

Fall 2024

BHS175 Trauma-Informed Care and Recovery Treatment 3 Credits

Comprehensive overview of various types of trauma, neurobiological effects of traumatic stress, and ethics associated in working with a trauma survivor. Concepts and skills needed to become a fully functioning trauma-informed caregiver professional in the mental health and primary care setting.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Students enrolled in BHS175 who pass the final exam with 80% or more will be eligible for a certificate as trauma support specialist and or trauma recovery specialist with the Trauma Institute International.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15654

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students who pass the class and the final exam with 80% or more will be eligible to become a Certified Trauma Recovery Specialists (c-TRS) with the National Institute of Behavioral Medicine and a Certified Trauma Support Specialist (CTSP) with the Trauma Institute International.

Students may contact instructor at: tyler.kees@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

BHS150 Introduction to Behavioral Health and Social Services 3 Credits

Survey of the behavioral health and social services professions, including scope of practice and training requirements. Exploration of employment opportunities in the field and self-assessment/academic planning for a career in mental health. Overview of mental health disorders and first responder skills in a mental health crisis situation. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15691

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

5 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Students may contact instructor at: tyler.kees@mesacc.edu

BHS185 Cultural Competence in Behavioral Health 3 Credits

Exploration of cultural diversity and its potential impact on behaviors, emotions, cognitions and perceptions, relationships, and values. Intercultural communication skills through the examination of cultural and racial diversity, sexual and gender identity, social justice, and religious and spiritual diversity. Consideration of its implications for the therapeutic process and the importance of self-awareness and effective communication skills for professionals in the behavioral health and social sciences.

Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15984

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

12 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: tyler.kees@mesacc.edu

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