Spanish Classes: Social workers, Social Services - CEU's

Spanish for Social Service Workers, Eligibility staff, and Receptionists

Maria Oliveira Language Learning Center in Richmond, CA (East Bay)

 

      

Serving: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Sacramento County, San Francisco County, and Solano County

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Introduction to Spanish for Social Services

Maria Oliveira Language Learning Center has been approved as a Continuing Education Provider by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.  Approval No. PCE 4311.

Course Description:

For Social Services professionals and staff who have limited or no background in Spanish language studies. Introduces essential vocabulary, sentence formation, and phrases useful within the social services environment.  Learn to set up appointments, respond to telephone questions, use polite expressions for directions, greetings, inquiries, and more.

Course Objectives | Benefits

 

Date: Saturdays, January 21, February 4, 18, March 4, 2017

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Course # 12508

Tuition for this 4 week course: $225.00 Materials included.

If you'd like the 12 contact hours certificate, please add it to your shopping basket before checking out.

 

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Spanish for Social Services

Maria Oliveira Language Learning Center has been approved as a Continuing Education Provider by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.  Approval No. PCE 4311.

Course Description:

For Social Service employees and professionals who interact with Spanish-speaking clients, this class enables communication, saves time in a crisis, and improves efficiency. Learn the basic questions and understand the answers that are vital in emergencies, screenings, and routine interviews. Determine living expenses, financial details, qualifying factors and family relationships. Obtain identification, income information, and legal status. Social Workers, Eligibility staff and receptionists will learn effective Spanish phrases, vocabulary, and questions to use for a more productive interaction.

Course Objectives | Benefits

 

Date: Saturdays, November 4, 18, December 2, 16, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Course # 12509

Tuition for this 4 week course: $225.00 Textbooks included.

If you'd like the 12 contact hours certificate, please add it to your shopping basket before checking out.

 

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Textbooks included (Conversational Spanish, Series 1 Workbook* and Spanish Vocabulary and Phrases for Social Services Professionals CD and Book** (Access to a password protected area to practice the course content will be made available at registration time.)

*Workbook: This 140-page illustrated workbook offers additional examples, explanations, and exercises for practice and learning. In a format that is fun, yet effective, the provided puzzles, quizzes, multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank exercises assure retention of the material in a painless way. Answers to all exercises are included.

** The CD and Booklet support the course work with verbal practice and visual references. As a resource, these materials are convenient for learning correct pronunciation, as well as basic grammatical concepts.   

 

Upon completion of this course, 12 contact hours certificate available for $30.00.

 

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Course Objectives:

Upon successful completion of course, students will be able to speak and understand Spanish effectively enough to:

  • Obtain accurate personal information from client, such as: Name (first and last), phone number, address, alternative contact information, place of employment and social security number.
  • Schedule appointments and meetings.
  • Greet clients either at the office or on the phone.
  • Make referrals to appropriate departments.
  • Share information about agency related services.
  • Evaluate financial situations, including income and expenses.
  • Determine living arrangements, including household constituents, number of minors, and number of elderly.

 

Benefits:

  • Reduced workload. Move your clients along to the next level in the Social Services process without the delays that come from language barriers.
  • Save time. No need to wait for a translator!
  • Improved efficiency. Your clients and your department will appreciate your time-saving efforts.
  • Increased trust and cooperation. Your clients will feel less intimidated by the process if there is mutual understanding; your ability to communicate will ease their comfort level, especially in emergency situations.
  • Your improved interactions can lead to promotions and increased pay.


PLEASE DOWNLOAD OUR SPANISH FOR SOCIAL SERVICES FLYER
AND BROCHURE TO PASS ALONG TO OTHER STAFF MEMBERS AND TO POST IN YOUR OFFICE.

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There are 3 ways to register for this Spanish for Social Services class.

Fees are due at the time of registration.

 

  • Register Online
  • To pay by check, please fill out this registration form and mail your check or money order to:
  • Maria Oliveira Language Learning Center, 3150 Hilltop Mall Rd., Suite 13, Richmond, CA 94806
  • If you'd like the 12 contact hours certificate, please add $30.00.
  • Call us to register or if you have any questions: TOLL FREE: 877-251-8353 or (510) 223-3320

 

Maria Oliveira Language Learning Center is located in Richmond, CA

Serving Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County,
Sacramento County, San Francisco County, and Solano County

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