Summer 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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GERON 205    Validation: Theory and Practice    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course presents Validation theory as a communication technique used with individuals with differing levels of cognitive ability. Criteria for evaluating stages of dementia and the selection of appropriate techniques are covered. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 19-Jul 19
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11429 
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GERON 209    Strategies for Caregivers: Effectively Caring for the Elderly in the Community    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course covers strategies for providing effective care for the elderly, including how it is complicated by dementia, role reversal, and guilt. Common sense strategies for caregiving that not only meet the needs of the elderly but also lessen the caregiving burden are explained. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 21-Jun 21
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11430 
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GERON 360    Ethnic Diversity and Aging    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of ethnicity as a factor in the aging process. Emphasis is on values, beliefs and culture, and their impact on the design and delivery of senior services. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 14-Jun 14
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC J.Sneed              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10253 
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GERON 366    Coping with Death and Related Bereavement    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an exploration of our societal and personal views of death, dying, and bereavement with the focus on ways in which our Western society treats the subject of death. Topics include right-to-die issues and the theoretical stages of death and bereavement. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 26-Jul 26
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC N.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10314 
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GERON 368    Mental Health and Aging    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of mental health as it is impacted by the aging process. Emphasis is on correlates of mental health, incidence of mental illness, depression, dementia, substance abuse, intervention, and mental health resources for seniors. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 28-Jun 28
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10280 
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Summer 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 30, 2014