SRJC Course Outlines

6/24/2019 2:55:26 AMSE 712 Course Outline as of Spring 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SE 712Title:  IND LIVING/WORK SKILLS  
Full Title:  Independent Living/Work Skills for Persons with Disabilities
Last Reviewed:3/9/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled023 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled011 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR30.00 Contact DHR690.00
 Contact Total30.00 Contact Total690.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 690.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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The course prepares persons with substantial disabilities for remunerative employment and independent living in the community. Each student's learning is directed by an individualized plan. The course is conducted at agency sites, selected industrial/business locations, and community sites. The course is offered in cooperation with non-profit community agencies.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
The course prepares persons with substantial disabilities for remunerative employment and independent living in the community. Each student's learning is directed by an individualized plan. The course is conducted at agency sites, selected industrial/business locations, and community sites. The course is offered in cooperation with non-profit community agencies.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
1.  Demonstrate skills necessary for independent living and working in the community.
2.  Apply knowledge about how to live and work appropriately in the community.
3.  Actively participate in the community.

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Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
1.  Exhibit appropriate work related skills and knowledge.
2.  Demonstrate greater reliability and focus in the workplace.
3.  Communicate and understand instruction within his/her environment.
4.  Use appropriate social skills when interacting with others.
5.  Travel and shop in the community.
6.  Increase independence at home and work.

Topics and Scope
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Types of activities may be varied and wide-ranging and are determined by each student's individualized plan.
 
I.  Work and Volunteer Skills
     A.  Development of fine motor skills
         1.  Tools
         2.  Arts and crafts
     B.  Development of physical dexterity
         1.  Walking
         2.  Exercise
     C.  Industrial quality and quantity standards
         1.  Efficiency of movements
         2.  Focus on directions
     D.  Work safety practices
         1.  Hazardous materials and equipment
         2.  Importance of hydration
         3.  Disaster preparedness
         4.  Evacuation plans
         5.  Restricted areas at sites
         6.  Location of First Aid box
     E.  Job specific skill training
II.  Personal Work Habits
     A.  Attention span (full day, half day, 20 minutes)
     B.  Appropriate dress for job or jobsite
         1.  Model coworkers
         2.  Cleanliness of clothes
         3.  Clothing for climate conditions
     C.  Perseverance and initiative
         1.  Changes on job or jobsite
         2.  Change of supervisor
         3.  Unforeseen problems
         4.  Completion of task
         5.  Regular attendance
         6.  Punctuality
         7.  New tasks
III.  Communication Skills
     A.  Speaking skills
         1.  Sign language, as appropriate
         2.  Articulation of needs and desires
              a.  Honest accurate information
              b.  Development of individual objectives
         3.  Clarification of received messages
         4.  Eye contact
         5.  Body language
     B.  Listening skills
         1.  Concentrate on what is said
         2.  Retention of what is said
     C.  Writing skills
         1.  Forms and applications
         2.  Financial information
         3.  Letters
IV.  Interpersonal/Relationship Skills
     A.  Role play situations
     B.  Social etiquette
      C.  Conversations
     D.  Respect for others
     E.   Break time/lunch time behavior
     F.   Social events
     G.   Communication with strangers
     H.   Building friendships
     I.     Dealing with conflict and constructive feedback
          1.  Anger management
          2.  Relaxation skills/meditation
          3.  Personal rights
               a.  Self-advocacy skills
               b.  Awareness of exploitation
V.  Community Skills
     A.  Purchases at stores
     B.  Community travel
         1.  Ride public transportation with a group
         2.  Ride public transportation as an individual
     C.  Street safety/street crossing
     D.  Usage of community resources (i.e. library, community pool, movies, etc.)
VI.  Independent Living Skills
     A.  Cooking
          1.  Meal preparation
         2.  Nutrition education
         3.  Kitchen cleaning
         4.  Kitchen safety
     B.  Handling money
         1.  Counting change
         2.  Cashing checks
         3.  Budgeting
     C.  Health management
          1.  Appropriate 911 calls
         2.  Basic First Aid
         3.  Stress and anxiety management
         4.  Rest
         5.  Medical appointments
     D.  Grooming and hygiene
         1.  Hand washing
         2.  Personal hygiene
     E.  Management of personal items
     F.  Computer and academic skills
         1.  Internet access  
          2.  Educational software

Assignments:
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1.  Hands-on activities
2.  Class discussions
3.  Skill demonstrations
4.  Community activities

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Scenarios
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 60%
Demonstration of skills and competencies
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 60%
Attendance and participation in discussions and activities


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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