The Human Services and Behavioral Health program prepares entry level workers for employment working on a human services team with supervision. Duties may include client interviewing, crisis intervention and advocacy, activity therapy, group leadership, drug and alcohol treatment, and case management.
Graduates of this program work directly with a diverse group of clients in a wide variety of human service agencies. The course of studies can be completed on a full-time basis (7 quarters) or part-time with day and evening options available. The practicum portion of the curriculum provides over 500 hours of supervised clinical experience in human service agencies. Graduates are eligible for registration by the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board as Social Work Assistants (SWA). Graduates of our chemical dependency option meet the academic requirements for licensure as Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistants (CDCA) with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.
The program is approved by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education. An informational interview and a G.P.A. of 2.0 are required for admission to the program.