Human Services

Human Services

  • Description: The Human Services degree prepares students for entry level social service positions. Within the curriculum, students may select a human services generalist major or a major in gerontology assisting. The Associate of Applied Science degree in human services prepares students for employment as case managers, child care workers, program aides, mental health technicians, job coaches, outreach workers and social service aides.
     
Human Services Program Outcomes        
Program Measurements UsedResultsComparison DataContinuous Improvement
1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the role of the human service worker and use effective skills and knowledge to fulfill this role.
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2. Explain theories underlying individual, family and group dynamics and how theory relates to practice in the social services setting.
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3. Demonstrate knowledge of community resources.
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4. Use effective skills and competencies in the provision of client services.
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5. Demonstrate cultural competency in human service practice.
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6. Demonstrate professionalism in all activities.
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7. Adhere to the NASW Code of Ethics.
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8. Develop a philosophy that is committed to the field of social work.
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9. Describe the importance of professional growth and be aware of continuing education opportunities.
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15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin Feb. 23 and March 23.
   
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MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
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MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
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Financial Aid Filing Fairs

LCCC will offer free help for anyone filing a FAFSA form - regardless of the college they plan to attend - at a series of Financial Aid Filing Fairs held in February and March. Click here for details and to register online.

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Computer Science and Engineering Information Session

Learn more about this high-growth industry from the University of Toledo representatives from 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28 at LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus. Learn more.

Softball Team Tryouts

The LCCC Softball Team will host tryouts from noon to 1 p.m., February 21 and 22 in the Ewing Center Field House. Learn More.

MBA Program Begins in Fall 2015

Beginning in fall 2015, Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will offer a master’s of business administration degree through the University Partnership. Learn more.