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.

Accreditation Statement & Contact Info

The Alcohol and Drug Studies program at LBCC is accredited by the California Association of Alcohol & Drug Educators, 5230 Clark Ave., Lakewood, CA 90702, 707-722-2331.

Our Accreditation status with the California Association of Alcohol & Drug Educations (CAADE) can be confirmed by viewing the November 8, 2017 Addiction Counselor Certification Board of California’s letter of accreditation. The college’s accreditation status is currently confirmed through October 26, 2022.

CAADE LBCC Accreditation Letter

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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.