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Jump-Start a Career in Social Work With an Associate in Human Services

Posted by on March 13, 2012  /   Posted in Human Services News

Introductory degree builds solid foundation for continued education, career The effects of a stagnant national economy often trickle down to the nation’s cities and communities in more substantial ways than just monetary. Many individuals feel economic effects close to home, with communities experiencing high levels of unemployment, new cases of homelessness, a rise in substance

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Online Associate Degree in Human Services Puts Students in Touch With Those in Need

Posted by on February 14, 2012  /   Posted in Human Services News

Graduates discover meaningful careers helping others In the professional world, the term “human services” is relatively broad and could encompass a variety of professions that all share a common theme: serving and assisting vulnerable populations with finding a sense of security and comfort. In addition to having a calling to serve others in a meaningful

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What Human or Social Services Workers do?

Posted by on June 15, 2011  /   Posted in Human Services News

According with the National Organization for Human Services, the term ‘human services worker’ represents “people who hold professional and paraprofessional jobs in such diverse settings as group homes and halfway houses; correctional, mental retardation, and community mental health centers; family, child, and youth service agencies, and programs concerned with alcoholism, drug abuse, family violence, and

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What makes a good social or human services worker?

Posted by on June 11, 2011  /   Posted in Human Services News

Social work values are built on compassion, integrity and education Although the job and function in a human services organization is mainly based on the specifics of the environment, type of cases and the fabric of the population served, there are a few common technical qualifiers for a good, or even great, social worker. An associate degree

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