Spring 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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HSER 300    Introduction to Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; equivalent skills or higher.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A comprehensive overview of the field of Human Services in private and public agencies. Includes learning of agency functions and worker activities through reading, class discussion, and class speakers. Emphasis is on the roles and skills of associate professionals such as health workers, activity directors for the elderly, and adolescent and child welfare assistants.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Bahneman           CRC MAIN BS 147          19734 
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MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC E.Joseph             CRC MAIN BS 147          20274 Textbook


HSER 302    Introduction to Psychology of Human Relations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Introduction to attitudes, values, and methods that enhance communication skills in human relations. Required course for the Human Services major. Open to all students.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Fong               CRC MAIN L 313           20202 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC H.Fong               CRC MAIN BS 147          19850 Textbook


HSER 340    Introduction to Chemical Dependency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A survey course that examines the psychological and physiological effects of chemical dependency on the individual. Also included is an analysis of the effects of substance abuse on the family; the sociological and economic conditions contributing to substance abuse, and a description of communication efforts at prevention and treatment.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Bahneman           CRC MAIN BS 147          31042 
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HSER 341    Physiology and Pharmacology: Alcohol & Other Drugs    3 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the chemical composition of alcohol, and the mechanism of action of alcohol and other psychoactive drugs in the human body including opiates, stimulants, depressants, psychotherapeutics, and psychedelics. The physiological and psychological mechanisms associated with tolerance, habituation, and withdrawal that occur during the addiction phase of drug use will be studied.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Bahneman           CRC MAIN BS 147          21430 
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HSER 350    Employment Skills in Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Information in interviewing and counseling with parents, family system dynamics, family and drug intervention, crisis training, court mandated reporting, legislative mandates required of counselors, and laws pertaining to counseling minors and other client populations within Human Services Agencies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Mapeso             CRC MAIN BS 147          20688 
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HSER 360    Techniques of Interviewing and Counseling    3 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: HSER 350; HSER 300 and concurrent enrollment in HSER 362.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Exploration of the effectiveness of these techniques as applied to para-professional experiences as counselor and group counselor aides, mental health workers, social service technicians and other new careers on all academic levels in people-to-people services. This course is an integral part of the Human Services curriculum.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC A.Kagan              CRC MAIN L 110           31427 
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HSER 362    Practices in Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: HSER 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides advanced study and supervised field experience in public and/or private agencies providing mental health, corrections, chemical dependency, and child/adolescent treatment services. Students apply concepts, values and skills acquired in other core courses to the process of helping others. Student evaluation is competency-based. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Cadogan            CRC MAIN CAC 140         30963 
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TBA       TBA             LAB S.Cadogan             TBA TBA                   
 

T         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC R.Mapeso             CRC MAIN BS 147          30965 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Mapeso              TBA TBA                   


HSER 364    Techniques of Group Counseling    4 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 300, 350, 360, and 362 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of basic group counseling techniques and practices including ethical issues in the field of group work. Topics explored will include enhanced communication skills within group dynamics, theories of group counseling, best practices guidelines and diversity issues. Laboratory exercises will include group work with outside groups and evaluation methods.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Aldredge           CRC MAIN L 110           30053 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB T.Aldredge           CRC MAIN L 110             


HSER 498    Work Experience in Human Services    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21118 
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Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.-1:20 p.m. BS-163

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19082 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21164 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Monday, 11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. P-132

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20856 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 11-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19078 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. BS-160
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19080 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. BS-160
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2011