Are you looking for a fulfilling career helping others? Human service workers support individuals with disabilities in leading self-directed lives. Develop the skills, values, and knowledge to effectively assist those who use social services. Basic knowledge about certain populations and problems encountered in human service work, ethical guidelines, and essential helping skills are covered. Students learn how to interact with other members of a multidisciplinary team, including professionals with advanced degrees. Upon completion, students are prepared for entry-level positions as residential living assistants, direct behavioral support staff, and mentors. A textbook is required for this course and can be purchased at the MxCC bookstore.
PREREQUISITE: 1) High school diploma or GED. 2) At least 18 years of age.
Students who complete the Human Services Assistant program are eligible to receive college credit through Charter Oak State College.
CRN: 1426 | Fee: $498 | Tuesdays, Thursdays | 1/23–5/14 (No class 3/17, 3/19, 5/7) | 9:30–10:45 a.m. | Snow 505 | Instructor: Hernandez
CRN: 1427 | Fee: $498 | Mondays | 5:15-7:45 p.m. | 1/27–5/11 (No class 2/17, 3/16) | Platt 200 | Instructor: Bonilla
This Program Qualifies for the Following Funding Options:
A full tuition refund can be made when you withdraw from your course at least 3 working days before the course start date. Once the course has started, refunds are only provided under special circumstances and require a written request to the Continuing Education Office. They are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A refund is not guaranteed.