Social Service (SOCS.S.STC)
- Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
- Department: Social Work
The Social Service Short-Term Certificate is designed to provide the tools needed for employees and volunteer leaders in human service agencies and nonprofit organizations, emphasizing communication skills, analysis of social problems, and an understanding of the social welfare system. Students will be introduced to careers in social work, mental health, and chemical dependency; and will be eligible for their Chemical Dependency Counseling Assistant (CDCA) Phase 1 upon completion.
SWK 1213 Introduction to Social Welfare 3 Credits COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3 Credits SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3 Credits SWK 2207 Anti-Oppressive Social Work 3 Credits ENG 1101 English Composition I 3 Credits MHT 1130 Fundamentals of Addiction Counseling CDCA Preliminary 3 Credits SWK 1206 Introduction to Social Work 3 Credits SOC 1115 Sociology of Marriage & Family 3 Credits MHT 2138 Ethical Issues in the Helping Professions 2 Credits