Health Sciences

There is currently no program in Health Sciences. The following courses are offered and may be used as associate degree electives.



Health Sciences (HEAN)

93 Residential Services Specialist I - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Advisory: English 42 and English 43, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R4 and W4.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with credit for Health Sciences 265, Residential Services Specialist I.
This course is a study of the theories and skills needed by persons involved in residential care for the developmentally disabled. Course content emphasizes the history and trends in service provision in the United States. This includes current principles of normalization and assessment procedures as well as an overview of common developmental disabilities. The interdisciplinary team process and basic counseling techniques are included. AA/AS.

94 Residential Services Specialist II - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Advisory: English 42 and English 43, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R4 and W4.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with credit for Health Sciences 265, Residential Services Specialist II.
This course is a study of the theories, knowledge and practical skills needed by persons involved in residential care for the developmentally disabled. Course content emphasizes hands-on behavior management techniques, health and developmental needs, program planning and implementation, and approaches to developing social adaptation and other life skills. AA/AS.

This discipline may offer specialized instruction in one or more of the following areas: Supervised Tutoring (044), Experimental Topics (265), Independent Study (290), Individualized Instruction (296), Service Learning (277), or Work Experience (270). Detailed course descriptions are listed on page page 120. Please refer to the class schedule and/or see the dean or department chair for availability.