• Human Services Generalist

    Certificate

    Associate of Applied Science Degree

    Program code: CC.HUMANSERVGEN

    Program code: AAS.HUMANSERVGEN

    Both the one-year certificate and the two-year AAS in Human Services Generalist degree offer training for both entry-level positions in diverse social services agencies. The degree combines academic course work with 12 credits of supervised field experience. In addition to general course work in human services, students may select a variety of approved elective certificates/courses to focus on different concentration areas.

    PROGRAM OUTCOMES

    Human Services Generalist AAS Degree

    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • demonstrate appropriate interviewing skills when working with human service clients,
    • complete human service assessments that includes client strengths and challenges,
    • outline key resources in the community and the network of service delivery,
    • apply knowledge about the development and function of individuals and families in a practice settings,
    • practice professional communication skills both verbally and in writing in a human services setting,
    • adhere to the professional ethics, attitudes and values necessary for effective human service work.

    PROGRAM OUTCOMES

    Human Services Generalist Certificate Degree

    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • outline key resources in the community and the network of service delivery,
    • apply knowledge about the development and function of individuals and families in a practice setting,
    • practice beginning-level professional communication skills both verbally and in writing in a human services setting,,
    • adhere to the professional ethics, attitudes and values necessary for effective human service work.

    CAREERS

    Opportunities for employment includes positions such as case managers and assistants, resource specialists, family advocates, client advocates, intake workers, family assistance workers and volunteer coordinators.

    For information contact Yvonne Smith, 503-594-3207 or yvonnes@clackamas.edu

    HUMAN SERVICES GENERALIST CERTIFICATE

    FALL TERM Credits

    HDF-260 Understanding Child Abuse & Neglect 3

    HE-151 Body & Drugs I 3

    HS-100 Introduction to Human Services 3

    or WR-101 English Composition 3-4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 3

    WINTER TERM Credits

    HE-255 Body & Alcohol 3

    HS-154 Community Resources 3

    MTH-050 Technical Mathematics I

    or MTH-065 Algebra II

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 6

    SPRING TERM Credits

    HDF-140 Contemporary American Families

    or SOC-210 Marriage, Family & Intimate Relations 3-4

    HS-156 Introductory Interviewing Skills 3

    HS-170 Introduction to Field Experiences in Human Services 3

    HS-280 Human Services Generalist: CWE/Practicum 3

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 3

    Credits required for certificate 45-48

    HUMAN SERVICES GENERALIST ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: 1ST YEAR

    FALL TERM Credits

    HDF-260 Understanding Child Abuse & Neglect 3

    HE-151 Body & Drugs I 3

    HS-100 Introduction to Human Services 3

    WR-101 Occupational Writing

    or WR-121 English Composition 3-4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 3

    WINTER TERM Credits

    HE-255 Body & Alcohol 3

    HS-154 Community Resources 3

    MTH-050 Technical Mathematics I

    or MTH-065 Algebra II 3-4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 6

    SPRING TERM Credits

    HDF-140 Contemporary American Families

    or SOC-210 Marriage, Family & Intimate Relations 3-4

    HS-156 Introductory Interviewing Skills 3

    HS-170 Introduction to Field Experiences in Human Services 3

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 6

    HUMAN SERVICES GENERALIST ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: 2ND YEAR

    FALL TERM Credits

    HS-256 Advanced Interviewing Skills with Theory 3

    HS-260 Victim Advocacy & Assistance 4

    HS-280 Human Services Generalist: CWE/Practicum 4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 4

    WINTER TERM Credits

    HS-281 Human Services Generalist II: CWE/Practicum 4

    PSY-215 Introduction to Developmental Psychology 4

    SOC-205 Social Stratification & Social Systems 4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 3-4

    SPRING TERM Credits

    HS-216 Group Counseling Skills 3

    HS-282 Human Services Generalist III: CWE/Practicum 4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 8

    Credits required for certificate 90-93

    HUMAN SERVICES GENERALIST PROGRAM ELECTIVES

    Students take 30 credits from any of the following certificate programs, as electives in the Human Services Generalist program:

    Any course numbered 100 or above in the following prefixes as long as the course is not fulfilling another requirement in this degree:

    CJA, COMM, ED, ECE, GRN, HD, HDF, HS, PSY, SOC, WS, ASL, GER, FR, SPN or any of the following Health courses:

    HE-152 Body & Drugs II 3

    HD-205 Youth Addictions 3

    HE-249 Mental Health 3

    HE-252 First Aid/CPR 3

    Information from the 2015-2016 catalog.

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