Social Service Assistant (SSA.S.STC)

29.0 Credit Hours

The Social Service Assistant Certificate is designed to provide the tools needed for employment with human service agencies emphasizing the skills of: communication, critical analysis of social problems, mediation, and investigative techniques. The inclusion of Mental Health Technology 1130, Introduction to Addictive Illness, provides an opportunity for the student to secure a Chemical Dependency Certified Assistant Certificate after state mandated criteria is met.

Prerequisites: Other (This certificate is restricted to inmates enrolled in the Advanced Job Training Program at Dayton Correctional Institution, Pickaway Correctional Institution, Allen Correctional Institution, Southeastern Correctional Institution, and other participating correctional institutions.)

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate understanding of cultural and social diversity issues
  • Utilize effective oral communication skills.
  • Achieve proficiency in the knowledge and understanding of addictive illnesses.
  • Obtain skills in the recognition of issues pertaining to the inmate population.

Curriculum

BIS 1100: Introduction to Computers & Keyboarding View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
BIS 1120: Computer Concepts & Applications View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CJS 1106: Transition Skills View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CJS 2145: Correctional Case Management View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CJS 2200: Human Relations, Mediation, & Conflict Resolution View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2206: Interpersonal Communication View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
SOC 1101: Introduction to Sociology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
SOC 2130: Sociology of Family Violence View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
SOC 2205: Social Problems View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MHT 1130: Introduction to Addictive Illness View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
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