Counseling and Guidance Personnel Services (CAGPS) Classes
CAPS 123 Career Development 1 - 3 credit(s)
A beginning course in life and career planning. Offered to assist participant to make informed occupational choices. Explore abilities, interests, values, aptitudes and occupational needs to assist in life planning.
CAPS 125 Job Search Techniques 1 - 3 credit(s)
This course will present techniques for use in the job hunting process. Resume writing, research strategies, skills identification plus practice interview techniques will be utilized. (May be repeated 3 times.)
CAPS 126 Parenting Skills 1 - 3 credit(s)
This course meets the need of CSN students who are single parents, blended families and many times for local and federal requirements in divorce mediation. (May be repeated 3 times to a maximum of 3 credits.)
CAPS 127 College Success for Hispanic Leaders 2 credit(s)
The goal of this course is to close the gap between the college completion rates of Hispanics compared to non-Hispanics. Problems unique to Hispanic student achievement will be covered including study skills techniques, short and long-term college planning, self-discovery and development of cross-cultural competency in leadership style.
CAPS 129 Assertiveness Training 1 - 3 credit(s)
This class will explain the difference between passive, aggressive and assertive actions and help the student to gain self-esteem and confidence when communicating with others. (May be repeated 3 times to a maximum of 3 credits.)
CAPS 128 Foundations of Success for International Students 1 credit
Foundations of Success for International Students is designed to assist students with F-1 visas to overcome the difficulties often experienced with achieving academic success in an unfamiliar environment. Particular attention will be paid to achieving academic success in an unfamiliar environment, how to understand the complex relationship between academics and regulatory issues, and techniques for successfully managing cultural adjustments issues.
CAPS 130 Stress Management Techniques 1 - 3 credit(s)
Surveys personal lifestyles to identify areas of handling stress and tension that occurs in daily life. Techniques will be taught that will help to cope with anxiety producing situations. (May be repeated 3 times to a maximum of 3 credits.)