Human service professionals are responsible for assisting individuals in the community to better their lives. With an accredited degree or certificate from a number of schools and colleges you can prepare for a career working as a mental health aide, day care provider, social worker, community activist, public defender, and more. Receive an education in areas such as behavioral sciences, counseling, psychology, communications, and more.
Diplomas, degrees and certificates are available for those who choose to work in the field of human services. Degrees are available at an associates, bachelors, masters, and doctorates level. There are a number of certificate programs including Certificate in substance abuse counseling, certificate as a child development associate, certificate in early childhood education, and more. Depending on the specific area of study and profession desired you may be required to obtain licensure after graduation, depending on the state.
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There are some great educational facilities that can provide you with the training you need to pursue a career in human services. With a degree in human services you can find employment in group homes, mental health care facilities, adult day care, substance abuse treatment centers, and more. With an accredited school or college you can train to become an administrator, adult services worker, case manager, child welfare worker, or substance abuse worker. Coursework may include the study of ethics, counseling
, law, case management, addictions, rehabilitation services, and other related courses.
Accredited educational programs offer certificates, as well as associates, bachelors, masters, and doctorates in social services. With an accredited degree you can obtain the education necessary to work in areas like child services, healthcare
, mental health, and more. Courses of study can include gerontology, psychology, communications, ethics, social welfare policies, government, human growth and development, and more. Social services graduate degree programs allow students to learn the skills needed for a Masters of Science in Social Work (MSW) or a Doctorate degree in Social Work (DSW), which can open up doors to exciting new careers.
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When looking to enroll in a post-secondary educational program it is a good idea to ensure the school or college you choose carries full accreditation. The American Academy for Liberal Education (AALE)
is an agency approved to provide accreditation to the programs that meet all requirements. By attending only accredited programs you can be sure to get a quality education.
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