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Human Services

Are you interested in the study of individual and group behaviors in social environments? Do you want to help people improve their lives and reach their life goals?

The Human Services program is designed to prepare students for baccalaureate study in Social Work or related mental health services. You may also use this Associates degree to find employment opportunities in employment agencies, food and nutrition agencies, housing and shelter organizations, legal and victims assistance organizations, multi-purpose human service organizations, public safety and disaster-relief organizations, youth development organizations, and more.

Through course work in counseling, social work, psychology, and sociology, the Human Services program at NWCCD will teach you to evaluate client needs, create treatment plans, and provide emotional support to all types of clients in a variety of settings. Clients may be children and families, the elderly, the homeless, veterans, immigrants, people with addictions, criminals, or people with disabilities or mental illnesses.