Certificate Options

Human Services

The Allan Hancock College Human Services Program offers associate in science degrees in the following:

Human Services: General

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A major of 28 units is required for the associate in science degree. Required core courses (22 units):

FCS 131 Life Management 3 units
HUSV 101 Becoming a Helping Professional 3 units
HUSV 102 Case Management of Diverse Clients 3 units
HUSV 103 Basic Counseling Skills 3 units
HUSV 105 Practicum Seminar 2 units
HUSV 106 Family Systems, Addiction and Trauma 3 units
HUSV 108 Crisis Intervention Strategies 3 units
HUSV 120 Human Services Practicum 2 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 6 units selected from the following:  
HUSV 104 Group Dynamics 3 units
HUSV 107 Serving Culturally Diverse Clients 3 units
HUSV 110/ SOC 106/
PSY 106 
Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction 3 units
PSY 112 Human Sexuality 3 units
PSY 118 Human Development-Lifespan 3 unit

Addiction Studies

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A major of 42 units is required for the associate in science degree. Required core courses (39 units):
FCS 131 Life Management 3 units
HUSV 101 Becoming a Helping Professional 3 units
HUSV 102 Case Management of Diverse Clients 3 units
HUSV 103 Basic Counseling Skills 3 units
HUSV 104 Group Dynamics 3 units
HUSV 105 Practicum Seminar 2 units
HUSV 106 Family Systems, Addiction and Trauma 3 units
HUSV 108 Crisis Intervention Strategies 3 units
HUSV 110/
SOC 106/
PSY 106
 Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction 3 units
HUSV 111 Addiction Treatment and Recovery 3 units 
HUSV 124 Substance Abuse Prevention and Education 3 units
  or  
HUSV 142 Co-occurring Disorders-Engagement 3 units
HUSV 130 Addiction Studies Practicum 4 units
HUSV/ PSY 132  Drugs, the Brain and the Body  3 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 3 units selected from the following:  
FCS/FSN 112 Nutrition, Weight Management, and Eating Disorders 3 units
HUSV 107 Serving Culturally Diverse Clients 3 units
HUSV 113 Women and Addiction 3 units
     
  Recommended electives:  
HUSV 122 States of Consciousness 3 units

Family Studies

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Thirty-one units constitute the certificate. Required core courses (25 units):
FCS 131 Life Management 3 units
HUSV 101 Becoming a Helping Professional 3 units
HUSV 102 Case Management of Diverse Clients 3 units
HUSV 103 Basic Counseling Skills 3 units
HUSV 106 Family Systems, Addiction and Trauma  3 units
HUSV 108 Crisis Intervention Strategies 3 units
HUSV 113 Women and Addiction 3 units
HUSV 150 Family Studies Practicum 2 units
HUSV 105 Practicum Seminar 2 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 6 units selected from the following:  
ECS 101 Child, Family and Community 3 units
ECS 114 Parent/Child Relationships 3 units
FCS/FSN 109 Basic Nutrition for Health 3 units
FCS 130 Consumer and Family Finance 3 units
HUSV 107 Serving Culturally Diverse Clients 3 units
HUSV 189 Independent Projects in Human Services 1-3 units
SOC 110 Personal and Family Relationships in the 21st Century 3 units

Co-Occuring Disorders

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Forty-seven to forty-nine units constitute the certificate. Required core courses (44-46 units):
FCS 131 Life Management 3 units
HUSV 101 Becoming a Helping Professional 3 units
HUSV 102 Case Management of Diverse Clients 3 units
HUSV 103 Basic Counseling Skills 3 units
HUSV 104 Group Dynamics 3 units
HUSV 106 Family Systems, Addiction and Trauma 3 units
HUSV 105 Practicum Seminar 2 units
HUSV 108 Crisis Intervention Strategies 3 units
HUSV 110/SOC 106/
PSY 106
Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction 3 units
HUSV 111 Addiction Treatment and Recovery 3 units
HUSV/PSY 132 Drugs, the Brain and the Body 3 units
HUSV 130 Addiction Studies Practicum 4 units
HUSV 140 Co-occurring Disorders Practicum 2 units
HUSV/PSY 142 Co-occurring Disorders: Engagement 3 units
HUSV/PSY 143 Co-occurring Disorders: Treatment 3 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 3 units selected from the following:  
FCS/FSN 112 Nutrition, Weight Management, and Eating Disorders 3 units
HUSV 107 Serving Culturally Diverse Clients 3 units
HUSV 113 Women and Addiction 3 units
     
  Recommended electives:  
HUSV 122 States of Consciousness 3 units

Family Services Worker 1

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Fifteen units constitute the certificate. Required core courses (15 units):
ECS 100 Early Child Development 3 units
ECS 101 Child, Family and Community 3 units
FCS 131 Life Management 3 units
HUSV 101 Becoming a Helping Professional 3 units
HUSV 102 Case Management of Diverse Clients 3 units

Family Services Worker 2

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Seven units from the following courses constitute the certificate.
HUSV 106 Family Systems, Addiction and Trauma 3 units
HUSV 105 Practicum Seminar 2 units
HUSV 160 Family Services Worker 2 Practicum 2 units

Family Services Worker 3

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Nine units from the following courses constitute the certificate.
ECS 105 Education of the Young Child 4 units
ECS 112 Preschool Special Needs Child 3 units
FCS/FSN 109 Basic Nutrition for Health 3 units
FCS 130 Consumer and Family Finance 3 units
HUSV 103 Basic Counseling Skills 3 units
HUSV 107 Serving Culturally Diverse Clients 3 units
HUSV 108 Crisis Intervention Strategies 3 units
PSY 118 Human Development Lifespan 3 units

Specialized Helping Approaches

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Fifteen units constitute the certificate. 
HUSV 112 Gentle Communication Skills for Change 3 units
HUSV 126 Meditation, Mindfulness, and Relaxation 3 units
HUSV/PSY 127 Emotional Intelligence 3 units
HUSV/PSY 128 Positive Psychology 3 units
HUSV 144 Twelve Step Facilitation 3 units

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