Students learn the skills and knowledge necessary to transfer to upper division programs in social work or human services and to be employed at the paraprofessional entry level in social work and human services agencies. This certificate will prepare students for an entry-level position in the human services/social work field. This Associate degree will prepare students in an entry-level position in the human services/social work field and for career advancement for those already in these occupations.
The Alcohol and Chemical Dependency program also falls under the Human Services Department. You can obtain a Certificate, an Associate Degree or Certificate of Accomplishment which will fulfill the California Association of Alcohol & Drug Studies (CAADE) and the California Association of Alcohol & Drug Studies Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) academic and work experience requirements.
For more department information, call (562) 938-3961 or (562) 938-3963.