Fall 2017 Class Schedule (EDC)



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HSER 300    Introduction to Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a comprehensive overview of the field of Human Services in private and public agencies. The course topics include learning of agency functions and worker activities. Topics will be explored through reading, class discussion, and guest speakers from community human service agencies. Emphasis is on the roles and skills of associate para-professionals such as health workers, activity directors for the elderly, and adolescent and child welfare assistants. A field trip may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Van Noord          El Dorado EDC A204       15665 
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HSER 340    Introduction to Chemical Dependency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b) ; CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces and 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. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Van Noord          El Dorado EDC A204       15863 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Van Noord          El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15863 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.



HSER 365    Techniques of Group Counseling    3 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the basic elements and techniques of group counseling. Through class discussions, in-class practice, and role plays students will learn the knowledge and skills needed for effective group facilitation. The course emphasizes different types of groups, stages of group process, and techniques for counseling specific populations including individuals with substance use disorders and those from diverse backgrounds.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ciampa             El Dorado EDC A204       19521 
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HSER 367    Advanced Practices in Human Services     3 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 366 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This advanced practicum course provides research and supervised field experience in public and/or private agencies providing mental health, corrections, chemical dependency, and child/adolescent treatment services. Students integrate concepts, values, and skills acquired from previous courses and apply their knowledge to the process of helping others via internships. Field trips are required and students provide their own transportation. This course is not open to students who have previously taken HSER 499: Experimental Offering in Human Services (Advanced Practices in Human Services).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC K.Jones              El Dorado EDC A211       16193 
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TBA       TBA             LAB K.Jones              El Dorado EDCTBA           
6.8 hours TBA per week



HSER 498    Work Experience in Human Services    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
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 the field of Human Services. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15485 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: October 12, 2017