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Recovery Service Support SWS.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 35 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Social Work
Effective as of Fall 2023

What is the program about?

This certificate can assist graduates in providing client services in a wide variety of fields such as psychology, rehabilitation, social work, and family support. In addition, students may assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, and dependent care. 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.

Program Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively in a variety of ways with varied audiences through writing skills, oral communication, listening skills, reading skills, computer literacy, and information literacy.
  • Demonstrate ability to think logically and solve problems using analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
  • Achieve group goals in a variety of social contexts.

Career Opportunities

Someone who completes the Recovery Service Support certificate may be 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 a degree in the Community and Public Service AAS or an AA Social Work with additional coursework.


Completion of this certificate, as part of a series, culminates in the proposed AAS in Community and Public Service.


Course Title Credits
BIS 1400 Customer Service 3
CJS 1106 Transition Skills 3
CJS 2200 Human Relations, Mediation & Conflict Resolution 3
MHT 1130 Fundamentals of Addiction Counseling CDCA Preliminary 3
MHT 2138 Ethical Issues in the Helping Professions 2
PSY 1100 General Psychology 3
SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 1115 Sociology of Marriage & Family 3
SOC 2205 Social Problems 3
SWK 1206 Introduction to Social Work 3
SWK 1213 Introduction to Social Welfare 3
SWK 2207 Anti-Oppressive Social Work 3
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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.