Spring 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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HSER 304    Introduction to Counseling Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A study of the tools children use daily to cope with feelings, adjust to changes, overcome disappointment and trauma, make sense out of the world around them and grow in their various relationships. Children's play medium will be experienced, with special emphasis on the importance of imagination and the use of fantasy. Assignments will require association with children.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC K.Van Noord          El Dorado EDC A204       16399 
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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 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. This is a required course for the Human Services/Gerontology degree and certificate.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ciampa             El Dorado EDC A204       16103 
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HSER 360    Techniques of Interviewing and Counseling    3 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: HSER 362
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to effective counseling and interviewing techniques as applied to associate-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 is a required course for the Human Services/Gerontology degree and certificate.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A204       16104 
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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, Jan 14-May 16
W         11:00AM-11:50AM LEC S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       16105 
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TBA       TBA             LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204         
6 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, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15860 
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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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207, or Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207, or Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 10:00AM - 12Noon 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 A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16521 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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 3:00PM ¿ 5:00PM in FL1 203, or Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 1:00PM ¿ 3:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~ Mansfia 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 mansfia@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

Th        05:30PM-06:20PM LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC 11        15861 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15862 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 15-May 10
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21279 Textbook
This is an online course. This class begins Wednesday, February 15, 2012 and ends on Thursday, May 10, 2012. 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 the class orientation, which is scheduled on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm in FL1 203. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~ Mansfia to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2012