Introduction to Human Services

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
HSE
110
2
2
0
3
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

None

This course introduces the human services field, including the history, agencies, roles, and careers. Topics include personal/professional characteristics, diverse populations, community resources, disciplines in the field, systems, ethical standards, and major theoretical and treatment approaches. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the knowledge, skills, and roles of the human services worker. Check with the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board (NCSAPPB) to verify if this course has been approved for training/education credit for substance abuse certification/recertification.