Social Service SOCS.S.STC
Short-term Technical Certificate - 27 Credit Hours
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Social Work
Effective as of Fall 2012
What is the program about?
The Social Service Short-Term Certificate is designed to provide the tools needed for employees and volunteer leaders related to human service agencies and nonprofit organizations emphasizing the skills of: communication, critical analysis of social problems, investigative techniques, an understanding of the bureaucratic social and legal system serving the community and the role of the volunteer.
- Achieve proficiency in the following areas: social work core knowledge, values, skills, ethics, and theory; interviewing and documentation; the relationship between social problems and institutional responses.
- Demonstrate understanding of cultural and social diversity issues.
- Utilize effective oral communication skills.
This certificate enhances careers in sociology, social work, education, government, health care, public safety, human services, nonprofit organizations and related fields.
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.