Human Services Counseling

This program provides students with education and training to prepare them for entry-level positions in human services as well as for transfer to four-year institutions to attain professional degrees.

Graduates of this program can expect to find employment serving a range of client populations including persons with physical and developmental challenges, mental health and substance abuse issues, elderly and vulnerable/at risk children.



Programs

Associate of Applied Sciences

Human Services Counseling
Prepares students for a variety of career options in the related fields of human service, social work, and behavioral health counseling.


Certificate

Adolescent Behavioral Health Counselor Certificate
Designed for credentialed counselors or students in the Human Services Counseling program who wish to specialize in clinical work with adolescents and their families

Behavioral Health Counselor Advanced Certificate
Designed for students seeking employment in Behavioral Health Counseling, and prepares students for certification as Alcohol and Drug Counselors by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists.

At-Risk Youth Practitioner Certificate

Emphasizes the knowledge and necessary skills to promote the well-being of all children and adolescents. The focus of this program is working with vulnerable/at-risk populations within the context of family and community settings

Elder Care Specialist Certificate

Provides a broad understanding of the aging processes and the programs and skills necessary to work in this diverse and expanding field.

Human Services Generalist Certificate

Provides a broad base of training preparing students to work in a wide array of social and human service positions providing direct service opportunities.

Behavioral Health Counselor Trainee Certificate

Designed for students seeking entry-level positions in Behavioral Health Counseling, and introduces the core functions of alcohol and drug counseling