• Human Services Generalist

    Certificate

    Associate of Applied Science Degree

    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 include 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 setting,
    • 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 include 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

    WR-101 Occupational Writing

    or WR-121 English Composition 3-4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 3

    WINTER TERM Credits

    HE-152 Body & Drugs II

    or 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 3

    HS-170 Introduction to Field Experiences in Human Services 3

    HS-280 Human Services Generalist: CWE/Practicum 3

    SOC-205 Social Stratification & Social Systems 4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 3

    Credits required for certificate 46-48

    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-152 Body & Drugs II

    or 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 3

    HS-170 Introduction to Field Experiences in Human Services 3

    SOC-205 Social Stratification & Social Systems 4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 6

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

    FALL TERM Credits

    HS-260 Victim Advocacy & Assistance 4

    HS-280 Human Services Generalist: CWE/Practicum 4

    PSY-215 Introduction to Developmental Psychology 4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 3

    WINTER TERM Credits

    HS-156 Interviewing Theory & Techniques 3

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

    PSY-221 Introduction to Counseling 4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 4

    SPRING TERM Credits

    HS-216 Group Counseling Skills 3

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

    PSY-219 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology 4

    — — Human Services Generalist program electives 3

    Credits required for degree 90-92

    HUMAN SERVICES Generalist PROGRAM ELECTIVES

    Students take 25 credits from any of the following certificate programs, as electives in the Human Services Generalist program:

    Alcohol & Drug Counselor Career Pathway Certificate

    Business Management Certificate

    Early Childhood Education & Family Studies Certificate

    Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) Certificate

    Family Development Career Pathway Certificate

    Gerontology Certificate

    Juvenile Corrections Certificate

    Medical Assistant Certificate

    Paraeducator Certificate

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