Social Service (SOCS.S.STC)
27.0 Credit Hours
The Social Service Short-Term Certificate is designed to provide the tools needed for employees and volunteer leaders related to human service agencies and nonprofit organizations emphasizing the skills of: communication, critical analysis of social problems, investigative techniques, an understanding of the bureaucratic social and legal system serving the community and the role of the volunteer.
- Achieve proficiency in the following areas: social work core knowledge, values, skills, ethics, and theory; interviewing and documentation; the relationship between social problems and institutional responses.
- Demonstrate understanding of cultural and social diversity issues.
- Utilize effective oral communication skills.