The certificate takes the Social Service Assistant certificate one step further by preparing students to work in a variety of settings.
According to national data published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2011, employment in the social assistance industry, including community and social service specialist jobs, is projected to grow rapidly through 2018. Community and Social Service Specialist Job Duties typically include working under the supervision of a program director, director of social services, social worker, or similar title.
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.
|CJS 1106||Transition Skills||3|
|CJS 2145||Correctional Case Management||3|
|CJS 2200||Human Relations, Mediation & Conflict Resolution||3|
|CJS 1101||Introduction to Criminal Justice Science||3|
|BIS 1120 (Introduction to Software Applications) OR BIS 1400 (Customer Service)||3|
|MHT 1130 (Fundamentals of Addiction Counseling CDCA Preliminary) OR PSY 1100 (General Psychology) OR SOC 1101 (Introduction to Sociology)||3|
|SOC 2130 (Sociology of Family Violence) OR SOC 2205 (Social Problems) OR CJS 1165 (Corrections)||3|
|CJS 2111 (Ethics & Professionalism in Criminal Justice) OR SOC 1145 (Introduction to Cultural Anthropology)||3|
|MAN 1107 (Foundations of Business) OR MAN 2150 (Management & Organizational Behavior) OR ENG 1131 (Business Writing)||3|
|LAW 1101 (Business Law) OR SOC 2226 (Criminology)||3|