Spring 2014 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 18-May 21
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Bahneman           CRC MAIN BS 147          14271 
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MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC E.Joseph             CRC MAIN BS 147          14442 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 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Fong               CRC MAIN BS 147          14427 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC H.Fong               CRC MAIN BS 160          14310 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 18-May 21
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Bahneman           CRC MAIN BS 147          14898 
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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 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Bahneman           CRC MAIN BS 147          14775 
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HSER 350    Employment Skills in Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to interviewing and counseling with adults and children; family system dynamics; family and drug interventions; crisis intervention training; court mandated reporting laws; code of ethics and conduct; and laws pertaining to counseling minors and other client populations within the Human Services field.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Mapeso             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14573 
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HSER 362    Practices in Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: HSER 360 and 498
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides advanced study and lecture of the helping profession in settings that include: public and/or private agencies that provide mental health services; corrections and rehabilitation; alcohol and other drugs; and child/adolescent treatment services. This is a lecture-based course that integrates both the theory and concepts of the helping profession, as well as discussion of the practical application of experiences in the field. Student evaluation is competency-based.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Cadogan            CRC MAIN WIN 103         15044 
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TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC R.Mapeso             CRC MAIN BS 147          15045 Textbook


HSER 364    Techniques of Group Counseling    4 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 350 and 360 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: HSER 362
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of basic group counseling and facilitation skills including ethical issues as used by Human Services paraprofessionals. Topics explored will include 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 18-May 21
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC S.Cadogan            CRC MAIN BS 159          14837 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB S.Cadogan            CRC MAIN BS 159            


HSER 498    Work Experience in Human Services    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Human Services.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14706 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14706 Textbook
 

W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14633 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14633 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14026 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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          14027 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, January 23, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in WIN 106
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          14728 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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 08-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14025 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 8, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 28, 2014