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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Human Services, AAS


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http://humanservices.highline.edu

Learning Outcomes


  • Utilize accurate and effective case management skills, including assessment, client advocacy, developing treatment plans, networking, referral and documentation.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence through self-awareness and the ability to effectively assist diverse individuals, families and communities.
  • Identify and implement current and evidence-based methods in the human services profession.
  • Practice effective oral and written communication skills, including listening and accurate documentation.
  • Collaborate effectively with agencies and the communities the agencies support through networking, partnerships and resource development.
  • Identify and practice all legal and ethical requirements and specific agency policies and practices.

Requirements


Prerequisites


  • Some classes have entry requirements not listed here. Talk to a faculty adviser.

Important Notes


  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • Students must achieve a cumulative of 2.0 to attain an AAS degree
  • AAS degree programs emphasize preparation in specific job skills required for entry-level employment.
  • Not all classes are offered every quarter.
  • Program offers flexible registration and open-entry enrollment.
  • Coursework is highly interactive and includes field-based internships.
  • Human services agencies will require you to complete a criminal history background check prior to offering you an internship or employment.

Specific Requirements


Total Core Credits: 35

Plus the following:

Total Supporting Course Credits: 40

Total Related Instruction Credits: 15

Total Program Credits: 90


Note:


* Alternate courses may also be eligible. Discuss with your adviser.

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