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.
Graduates should qualify for positions in mental health, child care, family services, social services, rehabilitation, correction, and educational agencies. Education can be continued at a variety of transfer programs at senior public and private institutions.
Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates:
To learn more about degree, diploma, and certificate programs in human services, contact:
Fedder R. Williams
Department Chair, Business and Public Service Technologies
Dr. Maria Lander
Dean, School of Professional Occupations and Public Services
Note: This program may transfer to a four-year institution. For more information, please contact the individual(s) listed above.