(Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses)
Length: Thirty-four credit hour program
Purpose: The program is designed to prepare students for entry into community or social service jobs.
Occupational Objectives: The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities:
- Assistant Correctional and Rehabilitation Counselor
- Assistant Drug Counselor
- Assistant Intellectual Disability Counselor
- Day Care Aide
- Outreach Worker
- Senior Citizen Activity Counselor
- Teacher Aide and Instructional Assistant
Program Description: Instruction includes both theoretical concepts and practical applications needed for success in human services and related activities.
Other Requirements: Successful completion of academic courses does not guarantee coordinated internship placement. Agency requirements will be used in making internship placement decisions.
If preparing for employment in the field of Human Services, the student should be aware of the following requirements and plan accordingly:
- Students must meet with faculty advisor and determine the suitability of the program.
- The applicant must be free of any mental or physical condition which might adversely affect his/her performance in the field of Human Services.
- Students with disabilities who meet program prerequisites are eligible for admission to the program.
- The applicant must be of excellent moral character and must not have been convicted of any felony or any serious misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. Background checks may be conducted.
- Students who plan to be employed in the field of Human Services are encouraged to check with the employing agency in order to ascertain any special employment requirements of the particular agency.
Contact For More Information:
Teresa George 434-949-6601
John Hays 434-949-6602
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