Human Services Program Course of Study

The structure of the Human Services Professional Program is progressive. As much as possible, courses should be taken in order. Frequent meetings with your HSP program advisor are highly recommended.

Associate in Applied Sciences Human Services Degree Option

 The Human Services Degree consists of 92 credits of instruction and can be completed in a two-year period.  Students who successfully complete this program will receive an Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Human Services. Click here to download the Requirement Checklist for the degree option.

 

First Quarter

 

 

HSP 100

Introduction to Human Services

5-credits

HSP 103

Therapeutic Approaches and Techniques

5-credits

HSP 107

Behavioral Health and Wellness

5-credits

 

Second Quarter

 

 

HSP 112

Best Practices in Human Services

5-credits

HSP 113

Advanced Helping Strategies

5-credits

HSP 117

Ethics and Professional Development

5-credits

 

Third Quarter

 

 

HSP 121

Survey of Addictions and Pharmacology

5-credits

HSP 126

Cultural Competancies for Human Services

5-credits

HSP 291

Supervised Clinical Practicum I

5-credits

 

Fourth Quarter

 

 

CU 102

Word I

5-credits

ENGL 101

English Composition I

5-credits

HSP 292

Supervised Clinical Practicum II

5-credits

HSP Specialty Course

5-credits

 

Fifth Quarter

 

 

ENGL& 102

English Composition II

5-credits

PSYC& 100

General Psychology

5-credits

HSP 293

Supervised Clinical Practicum III

5-credits

 

Sixth Quarter

 

 

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

5-credits

BUS 110 or MATH 107

5-credits

HSP Specialty Course

5-credits

 

Specialty Courses* - Select Two

HSP 130

Recovery Education

5-credits

HSP 212

Advanced Case Management

5-credits

HSP 224

Dynamics of Family Violence

5-credits

HSP 225

Treatment Trends for Domestic Violence

5-credits

HSP 230

Co-Occurring Disorders

5-credits

HSP 241

Working with Youth and Families

5-credits

HSP 251

Substance Abuse Prevention

5-credits

HSP 252

Advanced Prevention Strategies

5-credits

HSP 265

Aging and Adult Services

5-credits

HSP 281

Clinical Supervision

5-credits

HSP 282

Program Planning and Grant Writing

5-credits

 

* Please note that not all specialty are available on a regular basis. Please discuss which speciality courses you would like to take with your program advisor in order to get further details on when course offerings will be made available.


 

Short Term Certificate Options

Human Services program offers two short term certificate programs; the Case Aide (15-credits) and Human Services (45-credits) Certificates.

 

Case Aide Certificate

HSP 100

Introduction to Human Services

5-credits

HSP 103

Therapeutic Approaches and Techniques

5-credits

HSP 107

Behavioral Health and Wellness

5-credits

 

 The Human Services certificate will supplement a prior college degree to meet the educational competencies required by the state of Washington for the Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) certification.

NOTE: An Associate's degree is required for the CDP certificate.

Human Services Certificate

HSP 100

Introduction to Human Services

5-credits

HSP 103

Therapeutic Approaches and Techniques

5-credits

HSP 107

Behavioral Health and Wellness

5-credits

HSP 112

Best Practices in Human Services

5-credits

HSP 113

Advanced Helping Strategies

5-credits

HSP 117

Ethics and Professional Development

5-credits

HSP 121

Survey of Addictions and Pharmacology

5-credits

HSP 126

Cultural Competancies for Human Services

5-credits

HSP 291

Supervised Clinical Practicum I

5-credits

 

 

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