Spring 2015 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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 the skills of communicating and relating to others by improving attitudes, values, and methods that enhance communication skills in human relations improving students' interpersonal self-awareness, skills, and assertiveness. This course is a required course for the Human Services/Gerontology degree and certificate which is open to all students.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Hopkins            Off Campus RCC 13        19055 
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HSER 304    Introduction to Counseling Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the skills and tools to counsel and support children in learning effective coping strategies to: address feelings, adjust to changes, overcome disappointment and trauma, make sense of the world around them and grow in their various relationships. Self- awareness and issues which may impact the therapeutic relationship are emphasized. Strategies and frameworks related to care giver needs are developed and integrated throughout the course material. A variety of childrenâs play mediums will be experienced with special emphasis on the importance of imagination and the use of fantasy. This class is comprised of lecture, experiential components, individual and group projects and weekly homework assignments.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC K.Van Noord          El Dorado EDC A206       10451 
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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 17-May 20
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Ciampa             El Dorado EDC A204       10217 
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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 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A204       10218 
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HSER 366    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. Students must provide their own transportation for field trips and internships. This course is not open to students who have taken HSER 362.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         11:00AM-11:50AM LEC S.Healy              El Dorado EDC A204       19799 
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TBA       TBA             LAB S.Healy              El Dorado EDCTBA           
This class has 6.8 hours of 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 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10032 
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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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, January 22 from 5:00pm-6:50pm in FL1 207, and Friday, January 23 from 10:00am-12:00pm 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.

Th        05:30PM-06:20PM LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FL1 207         10526 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      10526 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately one-third of the class is online. 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 22 from 5:00pm-6:50pm in FL1-207 and Friday, January 23 from 10:00am-12:00pm in FL1-207. The hybrid class will meet on campus on the following dates from 5:30pm-6:20pm: 2/19, 3/19, 4/16, and 5/14. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    10033 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: Tuesday, January 20th, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM in RCC 15, and Monday, January 26th 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM in RCC 13. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at domeka@flc.losrios.edu.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     10034 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: Tuesday, January 20, 5:00-7:00 p.m. in room EDC-C202, and Friday, January 23, 9:00-10:30 a.m. in room EDC-C202. 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 colliej@flc.losrios.edu.

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: June 3, 2015