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Human Services

Dept. Chair:

Debby Senna


Behavioral & Social Sciences


Carlos Reyes


(916) 484-8283

The program in Human Services centers around the broad array of entry level skills and abilities effectively used in social service delivery systems. Coursework includes the twelve helper core function applications in client screening, intake, assessment, orientation, counseling, consultation, client's rights, confidentiality, crisis intervention, client education, professional ethics, and reports and record keeping.

Human Services courses at ARC are typically CSU transferable. For more information on specific classes, see our "courses" link to the left, our current catalog, or contact counseling at 916-484-8572.

Open sections for fall include:

HSER 300: Introduction to Human Services Evenings: 20264 (meeting T at 6:00pm)  

HSER 310: Ethical Issues and Client's Rights Afternoons: 10092 (meeting T at 1:30pm) Evenings: 10093 (meeting M at 5:00pm)  

HSER 330: Issues of Diverse Populations Mornings: 11409 (meeting MW at 10:30am) Afternoons: 11410 (meeting MW at 1:30pm)  

HSER 340: Introduction to Chemical Dependency Mornings: 10094 (meeting TTh at 10:30am) Evenings: 10095 (meeting M at 5:30pm)  

HSER 341: Physiology and Pharmacology: Alcohol & Other Drugs Afternoons: 10096 (meeting MW at 1:30pm)  

HSER 360: Techniques of Interviewing and Counseling Afternoons: 10097 (meeting TTh at 1:30pm)  

HSER 362: Practices in Human Services Mornings: 10460 (meeting MW at 10:30am)