Spring 2014 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 18-May 21
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC K.Van Noord          El Dorado EDC A213       15777 
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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 18-May 21
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ciampa             El Dorado EDC A204       15527 
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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 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A204       15528 
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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 18-May 21
W         11:00AM-11:50AM LEC M.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A204       15529 
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TBA       TBA             LAB M.Hopkins            FLC MAIN FLCTBA            
As of the Fall 2013 semester, HSER students are no longer allowed to repeat HSER 362. If you have completed the pre-requisites for HSER 362 but have not already taken HSER 362, please enroll for HSER 362 in spring 2014. If you have already taken HSER 362 once, you should enroll for HSER 498 in the Spring 2014 semester to complete the required second semester of the HSER internship experience. If you have questions about this issue, please contact the HSER Dean at vandamd@flc.losrios.edu or 530/642-5615. This class has 6.6 hours TBA per week at local agencies.


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 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15334 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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, January 18, 2014, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, January 21, 2014, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; and Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 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.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15862 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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. Saturday, January 18, 2014, from 10:00AM -12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, January 21, 2014, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; and Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 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.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15335 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, January 23 from 1:00pm-3:00pm in RCC 8, and Friday, January 24 from 10:00am-12:00pm in RCC 11. Please visit: http://www.flc.losrios.edu/academics/work-experience-(wexp)/wexp-courses for Work Experience program information and course descriptions. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu.

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15336 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 12, 2014