Spring 2012 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 14-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Bahneman           CRC MAIN BS 147          14681 
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MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC E.Joseph             CRC MAIN BS 147          14899 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 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Fong               CRC MAIN BS 147          14875 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC H.Fong               CRC MAIN BS 147          14725 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 14-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Bahneman           CRC MAIN BS 147          15688 
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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 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Bahneman           CRC MAIN BS 147          15368 
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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 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Mapeso             CRC MAIN LRC 106         15071 
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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 14-May 16
W         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Cadogan            CRC MAIN L 104           20809 
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TBA       TBA             LAB S.Cadogan            Off Campus Off Site        
This class is for students seeking either the Human Services AA degree or the Human Services Certificate.

T         06:00PM-06:50PM LEC R.Mapeso             CRC MAIN BS 147          20811 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Mapeso             Off Campus Off Site        
This class is for students seeking either the Human Services AA degree or the Human Services Certificate.


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 14-May 16
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC T.Aldredge           CRC MAIN BS 148          15483 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB T.Aldredge           CRC MAIN BS 148            


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 14-May 16
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          15257 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15257 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14377 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, January 21, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.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             CRC MAIN Online          14378 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 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

W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN P 132           15280 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15280 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15145 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 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 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14376 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 11, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.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

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012