Program: Human Services

Overview

Human Services

The Human Services program prepares students for careers in the helping professions, may prepare students for the first two years of their transferable Human Services education and enhance the skills of persons already employed in this field. In addition, students will be provided with several personal/interpersonal skills needed to live healthy lives and deal with the stressful demands of daily living. 

Career Opportunities

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 of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position in the human services/social work field. 

This Associate Degree will prepare students for an entry-level position in the human services/social work field and for career advancement for those already employed in these occupations.

Associate in Arts (AA), Human Services 

This Associate Degree will prepare students for an entry-level position in the human services/social work field and for career advancement for those already employed in these occupations. Students learn the skills and knowledge necessary to potentially 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. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 

Develop a psychosocial treatment plan for a client. 
Analyze information and assess the level of crisis intervention needed to best meet client needs. 

Certificate of Achievement, Human Services 

This Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position in the human services/social work field.