Wondering how to be a social worker? A strong understanding of the changing needs of patients and clients within the human and social services field has become a mandate for anyone seeking a career in human and social services. The Human and Social Services Assistant diploma program from Bryant & Stratton College provides students with the foundation and framework to grasp the ethical and legal parameters for treating patients in the human and social services setting.
Students can earn a Human and Social Services Assistant diploma in as little as two semesters with full-time study and be prepared to pursue career opportunities in various types of social work such as human services assistance, community health work, and case management, among others. Proper and professional communication skills will be developed in this program, as it is important to understand and communicate not only the needs of clients but also the needs of supervisors and managers within the field.
Courses and curriculum in the Human and Social Services diploma program provide students with the ability to:
- Develop an understanding of the reasons clients seek out treatment in the human and social services setting.
- Demonstrate ethical and legal communication techniques specific to the human and social services environment.
- Support the assessment of client concerns and available resources to match support services to improve quality of life of the client/customer/patient.
- Perform a diverse set of duties specific to the support and treatment of clients.
- Gain an understanding of the needs of patients and clients within the human and social services field.
Graduates of this program may apply courses and earned credits toward the associate degree in Human and Social Services at Bryant & Stratton College.
Human and Social Services Academic Program Disclosures