Human Services Technology Program

According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, “job opportunities for human service assistants appear to be excellent, particularly with applicants with appropriate secondary education. The number of social and human service assistants is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations…ranking among the most rapidly growing occupations.”

Employers seek individuals with relevant work experience and education beyond high school. Degrees lead to a variety of positions within Social Service Agencies, Group Homes, Sheltered Workshops, Day Programs, United Way Organizations, Nursing Homes, Volunteer Organizations, Domestic Violence Agencies, and Substance Abuse Services.

Program Information

  • Introduction to Human Services
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Substance Abuse Overview
  • Interview Techniques
  • Addictive Process
  • Social Problems
  • Gerontology
  • Sociology of the Family
Graduates of the WCC Human Services Technology program will:

  • Interview clients and document appropriately.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, service providers, and other professionals.
  • Recognize crisis situations and initiate crisis intervention model.
  • Make appropriate referrals to community agencies.
  • Model professional behaviors, team work, and ethics in a variety of settings.
  • Reason through a variety of human service issues.

Contact Information

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Director-Medical Assisting and Human Services Technology
Phone: 336-838-6523
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