Human Services is the study of applied social work, sociology and psychology. It includes the study of legal and ethical issues, theories of practice and human behavior, history of social welfare and current policies. Students will acquire skills in critical thinking, case planning, crisis intervention, theory-based assessment, working knowledge of community resources and experience in a human services agency.
The most common employment opportunities are entry level jobs in Health and Human Services and a variety of non-profit agencies in the community in the area of crisis management, substance abuse, and eligibility and case management.
Degrees and certificates are available in Human Services. Transfer requirements in Human Services are available in the Counseling Department.
Social Sciences Division Chair
Marla Prochnow | (559) 730-3723 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kern: 730D | Visalia Campus
Dean of Business, Social Science, and Consumer Family Studies
Jesse Wilcoxson | (559) 737-6281 | email@example.com
Kern: 716 | Visalia Campus
For a complete list of courses and descriptions visit: COURSES