The curriculum prepares students for entry- level direct service work in the Human Services field. The courses are designed to enable students to link counseling theory to practice. In addition to course work in Human Services, students will participate in fieldwork experience at a Human Services agency.
The course taken in this certificate may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Human Services Technology. See the associate degree listing for specific degree requirements.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Identify the knowledge, skills, and roles of a human service worker.
Perform basic interviewing skills needed to function in a helping relationship.
Demonstrate an understanding of counseling theories and performance of counseling techniques.
Identify and demonstrate knowledge of how to assess crisis situations and respond appropriately with the appropriate differential techniques applicable to various crisis situations.
Demonstrate professional work ethic traits and personal behaviors necessary for career success.