Program Outcomes

Associate in Science

Associate in Science

Description

The Human Services (HS) Generalist Associate of Science is a Career Technical Education program designed to provide historical and current perspectives of the basic issues within the human services field. It is an introduction to the growing career options within the helping professions field including, but not limited to, social work, psychology, sociology, anthropology, community-based corrections, and more. This program provides an opportunity to explore and work with diverse populations including children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. The HS Generalist program will enable students to make informed decisions about career directions and will prepare students for four-year college degrees in field of behavioral health and the helping professions. This program option combines the Human Services behavioral core skills training and supervised experiential learning in beginning and advanced practicums in diverse Human Services Generalist fieldwork settings. The HS Generalist program serves as a natural gateway to the Social Work profession and other behavioral health career options. It provides students with the knowledge and skills to help individuals, groups, communities, and organizations function at optimal levels. Completion of the five (5) Human Services Core Courses are prerequisites for the application to the Fieldwork and Seminar I [HS 110] (Beginning Practicum) course and is required for the completion of the Human Services Generalist Program. Visit the Human Services website at, https://www.saddleback.edu/hs/human-services to review the HS Generalist Roadmap chart. Fieldwork and Seminar Information Sessions are scheduled at the end of the Fall and Spring semesters to inform students of the application process for HS 110. Check the Human Services website for the dates and times. The application process is competitive, and completion of an application does not guarantee acceptance into the Fieldwork and Seminar I [HS 110] (Beginning Practicum) course. A minimum grade of "C" in all courses is required to receive the certificate. Students who successfully complete the Fieldwork and Seminar I [HS 110] (Beginning Practicum) course may selfenroll in the Fieldwork & Seminar II [HS 150] (Advanced Practicum) course.

Salary

Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $28,000 to over $208,000 with an average salary of $68,000.

Certificate of Achievement

Certificate of Achievement

Description

The Human Services (HS) Generalist Certificate of Achievement is a Career Technical Education program designed to provide historical and current perspectives of the basic issues within the human services field. It is an introduction to the growing career options within the helping professions field including, but not limited to, social work, psychology, sociology, anthropology, community-based corrections, and more. This program provides an opportunity to explore and work with diverse populations including children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. The HS Generalist program will enable students to make informed decisions about career directions and will prepare students for an array of careers in the behavioral health and the helping professions. This program option combines the Human Services behavioral core skills training and supervised experiential learning in beginning and advanced practicums in diverse Human Services Generalist fieldwork settings. The HS Generalist program serves as a natural gateway to the Social Work profession and other behavioral health career options. It provides students with the knowledge and skills to help individuals, groups, communities, and organizations function at optimal levels. Completion of the five (5) Human Services Core Courses are prerequisites for the application to the Fieldwork and Seminar I [HS 110] (Beginning Practicum) course and is required for the completion of the Human Services Generalist Program. Visit the Human Services website at, https://www.saddleback.edu/hs/human-services to review the HS Generalist Roadmap chart. Fieldwork and Seminar Information Sessions are scheduled at the end of the Fall and Spring semesters to inform students of the application process for HS 110. Check the Human Services website for the dates and times. The application process is competitive, and completion of an application does not guarantee acceptance into the Fieldwork and Seminar I [HS 110] (Beginning Practicum) course. A minimum grade of "C" in all courses is required to receive the certificate. Students who successfully complete the Fieldwork and Seminar I [HS 110] (Beginning Practicum) course may self-enroll in the Fieldwork & Seminar II [HS 150] (Advanced Practicum) course.

Salary

Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $28,000 to over $208,000 with an average salary of $68,000.

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