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.
Youth Group Home Worker; Family, Welfare, and Health Agencies Worker; Peer Support Group Facilitator; Ombudsman Program Worker; Drug and Alcoholism Program Worker; Probation Department Placement/Intake Worker; Consumer Consultant; Welfare Department Placement/Eligibility Worker; Mental Health Department Placement/Intake Worker; Conflict Containment Workers
- Individual and Group Counseling Practice
- Tours of Human Services Agencies
- Interviews with Potential Employers
- Employment Training, including Resumes and Interview Practice
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