Human Services Assistant

Are you looking for a fulfilling career helping others? Human Service workers support individuals with disabilities in leading self-directed lives. Develop skills, values and knowledge to effectively assist those who utilize social services.  Basic knowledge about certain populations and problems encountered in human service work, ethical guidelines and essential helping skills are covered. Learn how to interact with other members of a multidisciplinary team, including professionals with advanced degrees.  Upon completion, students will be 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 for approximately $170 through our college bookstore. Please bring the CRN and course title to the college bookstore when purchasing. 

Prerequisite: high school diploma or GED. *This program is eligible for WIOA funding

Students who complete the HSA program are eligible to receive college credit through Charter Oak State College!!

This Program Qualifies for the Following Funding Options:

Fall 2019 Courses

Refund Policy

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.