Human and Social Services
A strong understanding of the changing needs of patients and clients within the human and social service field has become a mandate for anyone seeking a career in the field. Earning a diploma provides students the foundation and framework to grasp the ethical and legal parameters for treating patients in the human and social service setting. Students will gain an understanding of the necessary skills to operate in positions such as human service assistants, community health workers and case managers, among others. Proper and professional communication skills will be developed in this program as it is not only important to understand and communicate the needs of clients but also the needs of supervisors and managers within the field.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
- Support the assessment of client concerns and available resources to match support services to improve quality of life of the client/customer/patient
- Develop an understanding of the reasons why clients seek out treatment in the human and social service setting.
- Demonstrate ethical and legal communication techniques specific to the human and social services environments
- Gain an understanding of the needs of patients and clients within the human and social service field.
Students can gain a diploma in Human and Social Services in just two semesters by maintaining a full-time course load. For those students wishing to continue their education can articulate their credits into the Human and Social Services associate’s degree upon completion of the Human and Social Services diploma.
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