With human services credentials, you will be ready for entry-level positions providing social, community, and educational services. Jobs responsibilities can include meeting with clients to assess needs, matching clients with services such for their well-being and mental health, and attending to logistical arrangements.
A human services technician, also referred to as a social services technician or aide, is a professional who helps individuals and families improve their quality of life by accessing community services.
Students will take courses from a variety of disciplines and do fieldwork. Study, and eventual jobs, can involve giving care to diverse populations including older adults, at-risk adolescents, and people with developmental disabilities, victims of domestic violence, homeless individuals or families, substance abusers, people with chronic illness or people needing vocational rehabilitation.
Technical Standards – These technical standards have been established to inform students of the skills and standards necessary for completion of the Human Services Technology program.