Human Services Assistant 28 Credit Technical Diploma
The Human Services Assistant Technical Diploma has been developed for learners assisting and providing client services in a wide variety of fields such as psychology, rehabilitation or social work. This program provides learners with strong skills in interviewing, communicating, building rapport for trusting relationships and counseling techniques for professions where this is key.
Graduates may assist clients in identifying and obtaining available social and community services. Graduates may also assist social workers with developing, organizing and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation or dependent care.
As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the Human Services Associate Degree program.
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Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.
* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.
Graduates will be able to…
- Utilize community resources
- Apply human services interventions and best practices
- Uphold the Ethical Standards and Values for Human Service Professionals
Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:
- Social Services Assistant
- Family Support Worker
- Home Based Assistant
- Mental Health Technician
The Human Services Assistant Technical Diploma is a 28 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.
* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better.
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Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.
Completing the Human Services Assistant Technical Diploma Earns You:
- 42% of the total credits in the Human Services Associate Degree (28 of 66 credits)
- 43% of the total credits in the Substance Use Disorder Counseling Associate Degree (28 of 65 credits)
Collaboration of Wisconsin Rural Investment in Community Healthcare (COW RICH) Grant (for students graduating by Spring 2024)
Additional funding may be available to assist with your training through external sources.
Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.
Before you apply, you should know
This program may require a Criminal Background Check and/or Health Record. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background or health record, however, a check may be required for placement at clinical sites or field experiences.
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We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.