SRJC Course Outlines

9/29/2020 1:03:13 AMADLTED 734A Course Outline as of Summer 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 734ATitle:  YTH OUT OF HOME CARE 1  
Full Title:  Youth in Out-of-Home Care 1
Last Reviewed:4/10/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled06 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled2.002 min.Lab Scheduled12.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total12.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 12.00 

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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This course is required for Sonoma County residents interested in becoming foster, adoptive, kinship, or non-relative families who are providing homes for foster children. Topics include: an overview of the child protective services and the court system; working with children who have been traumatized; building positive interactions with birth parents; sharing information with social workers and parents; and helping children return home or move to another placement.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is required for Sonoma County residents interested in becoming foster, adoptive, kinship, or non-relative families who are providing homes for foster children. Topics include: an overview of the child protective services and the court system; working with children who have been traumatized; building positive interactions with birth parents; sharing information with social workers and parents; and helping children return home or move to another placement.
(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: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Identify criteria for intervention and removal of children from biological families and
    placement options including returning home, adoption, and placement with relatives or
    non-relative extended families.
2.  Identify possible effects of grief and loss on children and practice techniques for managing
    behavior associated with these losses.
3.  Identify possible effects of neglect or abuse and practice techniques for managing behavior
    associated with these issues.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Explain the difficulties in adjustment for children in foster care using knowledge of
    appropriate and inappropriate behaviors within the stages of development.
2. Explain appropriate methods which children can use to express anger, sadness, frustration, and
    hurt.
3. Describe alternative discipline techniques which demonstrate reasonable expectations related
    to the child's needs and abilities that do not involve the use of corporal punishment.
4. Employ skills to assist foster children in relationships with birth families.
5. Identify current laws and practices, and demonstrate record keeping applicable to those laws.

Topics and Scope
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I. Complexities of the foster care system
II. Partnership roles to support continuing contact between child and birth parent
III. Managing feelings as children move into and out of care
IV. Roles and responsibilities on the professional care giver team
V. Overview of healthy attachments with birth families, adoptive families, and others
VI. Overview of special services for pre-natal drug exposure

Assignments:
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1. Small and large group discussion and interactions
2. Small group case review of scenarios
3. Activity to identify and apply current laws and practices
4. Weekly reading assignments (10-15 pages)
5. Short written responses to weekly reading (2)
6. Pre- and post-test
7. Course evaluation as required by county

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
10 - 20%
Written responses to reading assignments
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 50%
Group discussion of case studies involving problem-solving
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Pre- and post-test
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 40%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor provided materials

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