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The Human Services Certificate and AAS Degree will prepare students for careers in a variety of fields such as psychiatry, psychology, human services, rehabilitative therapy, social work, child welfare, health, family services, criminal justice, substance abuse, therapeutic recreation, education, and the homelessness, among others. Job titles might include human service worker, case management aide, social work assistant, community support worker, mental health aide, community outreach worker, life skill counselor or gerontology aide. Working conditions may vary considerably. Some may work in offices, clinics and hospitals, while other graduates may work in group homes, shelters, day programs or may spend their time in the field, visiting clients. Human service assistants may provide direct and indirect client services within a culturally diverse community population.

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