This program prepares students to meet the growing need for qualified professionals who have a broad understanding of human services program development, implementation, and evaluation. Through this curriculum, students gain the practical skills required to assist individuals and communities in crisis. The curriculum comprises courses through which students have the opportunity to develop core human services competencies, including managing and resolving conflict, organizing community resources, and interacting with diverse communities.
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
Describe the roles of human services professional practitioners.
Develop a professional identity as a new human service professional practitioner.
Describe how human services related research informs the delivery of culturally sensitive human services.
Demonstrate an understanding of the appropriate application of a variety of human services intervention strategies.
Communicate with a variety of stakeholders in a professional manner.
Demonstrate an ability to determine client needs based on a variety of information.
Demonstrate skills necessary to advocate for client needs in order to support positive social change.