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Human Services (HSER)

Career Options & Highlights

This Folsom Lake College program prepares students for employment as an associate professional and also prepares students for transfer to 4-year colleges and universities to continue their studies in Psychology and Social Work. Courses in the Human Services program may be applicable foundation courses for further study toward licensure as Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers and Psychologists. All courses in the Human Services program are CSU transferrable and may fulfill lower-division requirements for a bachelors degree in Psychology. Coursework emphasizes performance-based training in client screening, intake, assessment, orientation, individual counseling, group counseling, consultation, client’s rights, confidentiality, crisis intervention, client education, professional ethics, reports and record keeping.

Career Options
Conflict Containment Workers
Consumer Consultant
Drug and Alcoholism Program Worker
Family, Welfare, and Health Agencies Worker
Mental Health Department Placement/Intake Worker
Ombudsman Program Worker
Peer Support Group Facilitator
Probation Department Placement/Intake Worker
Welfare Department Placement/Eligibility Worker
Youth Group Home Worker

-  Individual and Group Counseling Practice.
-  Tours of Human Services Agencies.
-  Interviews with Potential Employers.
-  Employment Training, including Resumes and Interview Practice.

Updated 6/09/15

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