For questions or advising needs, contact:
Lynn Paterna, Associate Degree Coordinator
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Analyze and navigate community-based human services agencies, service delivery systems in order to secure a variety of community resources appropriate for clients.
- Utilize a strengths-based approach to working with people and their problems in living.
- Effectively use intervention and core paraprofessional counseling skills.
- Apply acquired human services skills in a service agency, to include assessment, interviewing, treatment planning, service delivery, and paraprofessional counseling.
- Demonstrate consolidation of knowledge through three areas of learning:
- Understand agencies, target populations, services delivered, and interaction with community partners,
- Develop a professional self and identify with appropriate use of supervision,
- Apply client/community intervention skills,
- Qualify for employment in the human services workforce,
- Build on human services AAS degree as a foundation for further education.