Human Services Technology

The Human Services curriculum prepares graduates to work in various areas of the helping profession to include direct client care settings throughout the lifespan, residential care, mental health, various services for the elderly, community care services and child protective services. Courses are focused on developing human services skills and competencies based on the Human Service values and professionalism.  Some of the skills and competencies will be case management, interviewing, crisis intervention, assessment, report writing, identification of needs and services and advocacy skills.  In addition, students will take courses in several other areas to facilitate a holistic approach to helping such as; psychology, sociology, biology, and computer skills. 

Employment opportunities in North Carolina may be found in residential facilities, Wake County Human Services, various private agencies, as well as working with particular populations, such as clients with HIV/AIDS, mental illness, substance abuse, developmental disabilities, the elderly, families and children.

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