Help others help themselves...
This expanded program offers students the opportunity to earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in Human Services or a Human Services Certificate. Courses help students develop knowledge and skills in counseling and interviewing; leading and facilitating groups; psychosocial theories for various work settings; discussing client behavior; documentation and understanding professional ethics and legal issues.
The Human Services curriculum is designed for students who are:
- Working in human resources, sales or other job areas, and seeking to enhance their skills and ability to work with people
- Preparing for a bachelor's or master's degree in the social services field
- Interested in related paraprofessional and entry level jobs
- Starting a new career or changing careers
The Human Services curriculum prepares students to work in a variety of therapeutic, recreational and learning environments, including:
- Residential and day programs for youths and adults
- Shelters for abused women or the homeless
- Programs for the developmentally disabled
- Mental health and crisis centers
- Geriatric centers
- Hospice and respite care
To learn more, contact Bakahia Madison, Psy D, Chair, Human Services and Substance Abuse Counseling Programs, at 847.635.1845, or firstname.lastname@example.org.