Fall 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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 is 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 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, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A204       15467 
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HSER 302    Introduction to Psychology of Human Relations    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 is an introduction to attitudes, values, and methods that enhance communication skills in human relations. This course is a required course for the Human Services/Gerontology degree and certificate which is open to all students.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A204       15468 
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HSER 340    Introduction to Chemical Dependency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Ciampa             El Dorado EDC A204       15750 
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HSER 362    Practices in Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: HSER 350 and 360
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This 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 apply concepts, values and skills acquired in other core courses to the process of helping others via internships and field trips. Student evaluation is competency-based. This course may be taken four times for credit, requiring a new Learning Objectives Agreement for different lab settings and client populations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W         11:00AM-11:50AM LEC S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15838 
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6.8 hours TBA per week

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A202         
6.8 hours TBA per week


HSER 364    Techniques of Group Counseling    4 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 360 and 362 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces techniques of counseling in groups with people of a variety of ages. Students learn facilitation and co-facilitation within a group setting, and a goal of learning facilitation towards clients' improved skills in problem resolution and solution development. Course emphasizes recognition of unique and common problems and participation in understanding and behavior change. This is a required course for the Human Services/Gerontology degree and certificate.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ciampa             El Dorado EDC A204       15840 
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T         10:30AM-12:00PM LAB C.Ciampa             El Dorado EDC A211         
1.5 hours TBA per week


HSER 498    Work Experience in Human Services    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals.
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 a 16 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 four times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15241 
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This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 10:00AM -12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 21, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; and Thursday, August 23, 2012, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15938 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 10:00AM -12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 21, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; and Thursday, August 23, 2012, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

T         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC 11        15242 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA per week.

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15208 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA per week.

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: December 4, 2012