Health & Human Services Degree + Certificates

Associate Degree

Human Services

Certificates of Achievement

Human Services | Dual Diagnosis Specialization

Certificates of Accomplishment

Dual Diagnosis Screening | Peer Support Services | Psychosocial Rehabilitation | Substance Abuse Case Management

Associate in Arts Degree Health & Human Services: Human Services 24 Units

An Associate in Arts Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

1st semester

3 units HHS-115 Personal Development for Life and Work

3 units HHS-219 Introduction to Human Services

3 units HHS-223 Introduction to Case Management

3 units HHS-225 Ethics for Human Services Professionals

2nd semester

3 units HHS-220 Group Process for Helping Professions

3 units HHS-222 Multicultural Issues in Human Services

3 units HHS-226 Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling

3 units SOCIO-221 Social Problems

Certificate of Achievement Health & Human Services: Human Services ….24 Units

A certificate of achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of C or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

1st semester

3 units HHS-115 Personal Development for Life and Work

3 units HHS-219 Introduction to Human Services

3 units HHS-223 Introduction to Case Management

3 units HHS-225 Ethics for Human Services Professionals

2nd semester

3 units HHS-220 Group Process for Helping Professions

3 units HHS-222 Multicultural Issues in Human Services

3 units HHS-226 Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling

3 units SOCIO-221 Social Problems

Certificate of Achievement Health & Human Services: Dual Diagnosis Specialization 41 Units

A certificate of achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of C or better.

Required courses, with suggested sequence:

1st semester

3 units HHS-115 Personal Development for Life and Work

3 units HHS-219 Introduction to Human Services

3 units HHS-225 Ethics for Human Services Professionals

3 units PSYCH-220 General Psychology

2nd semester

3 units HHS-220 Group Process for Helping Professions

3 units HHS-221 Pharmacology/Medical Aspects of AOD

3 units HHS-222 Multicultural Issues in Human Services

3 units HHS-226 Introduction to Counseling Skills

3rd semester

3 units HHS-223 Introduction to Case Management

3 units HHS-224 Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention

3 units HHS-227 Introduction to Dual Diagnosis

3 units PSYCH-132 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

4th semester

5 units HHS-230 Dual Diagnosis Clinical Experience (225 hours)

Certificate of Accomplishment Health & Human Services: Dual Diagnosis Screening 15 Units

A certificate of accomplishment may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of C or better.

Course required for the certificate:

3 units HHS-220 Group Processes for Helping Professions

3 units HHS-226 Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling

3 units HHS-227 Introduction to Dual Diagnosis

3 units PSYCH-132 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

3 units PSYCH-220 General Psychology

Certificate of Accomplishment Health & Human Services: Peer Support Services 9 Units

A certificate of accomplishment may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of C or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units HHS-121 Spirit I-Intensive Rehabilitation and
Recovery Training for Mental Health Providers

3 units HHS-122 Spirit II-Intensive Rehabilitation and Recovery
Training for Mental Health Providers

3 units HHS-123 Field Work in Rehabilitation and Recovery

Certificate of Accomplishment Health & Human Services: Psychosocial Rehabilitation 12 Units

A certificate of accomplishment may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of C or better.

Course required for the certificate:

3 units HHS-223 Introduction to Case Management

3 units HHS-226 Introduction to Counseling Skills

3 units HHS-228 Introduction to Psychosocial Rehabilitation

3 units HHS-229 Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery

Certificate of Accomplishment Health & Human Services: Substance Abuse Case Management 12 Units

A certificate of accomplishment may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of C or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units HHS-222 Multicultural Issues in Substance Abuse

3 units HHS-223 Introduction to Case Management

3 units HHS-224 Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention

3 units HHS-226 Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling