Public Service Support SWA.S.STC
Short-term Technical Certificate - 24 Credit Hours
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Social Work
Effective as of Fall 2023
What is the program about?
The Public Service Support certificate is the first of three core certifications of the proposed Community & Public Services Associate of Applied Science. Students learn how to provide assistance to Social Work and Social Service Professionals in the field. This certificate includes course work in the fields of sociology, psychology, social work, and human services and behavioral health and is designed to prepare students to work in the helping profession at an entry level position. This certificate prepares students to work with those in need to overcome difficulties and improve their lives. This certificate is especially pertinent to students who may have dealt with personal and family problems and want to use their experience knowledge and passion to help others avoid the mistakes they made, which lead them to prison.
- Achieve group goals in a variety of social contexts.
- Demonstrate ability to think logically and solve problems using analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of ways with varied audiences through writing skills, oral communication, listening skills, reading skills, computer literacy, and information literacy.
The Public Service Support certificate is employable at a number of social service agencies, in the role of a case aide or monitor. Job duties may include transportation , visitation monitoring, school enrollment, detention monitoring etc. A student who continues with their education can achieve their degree in the Community & Public Service AAS or their AA degree in Social Work, with additional coursework
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Program Accreditation Information
This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.