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HUSR 135 - Law and Ethics in Human Services

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts
Transfers to: CSU

This course covers topics that include the applicable laws and ethics relating to case manager/client professional relationships in inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. Laws relating to confidentiality, patient rights, assessments, sharing of personal information, mandatory reporting, and crisis intervention requirements are presented. Dealing with issues such as duty to warn, evaluating a person's potential for suicide, child and elder abuse, and when individuals pose a serious potential of harm to others are also addressed. This is a core course for drug studies majors who are pursuing a certificate or degree.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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