Careers in Social & Human Services
Social and human service professionals work for a wide array of employers and perform a variety of services that target individual clients, underserved population groups, or organizations in areas such as domestic violence, chemical dependency, or homelessness. Demand for skilled social and human services professionals is greater than ever. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment is expected to grow much faster than average through 2016, depending on the occupational specialty.
The Chemical Dependency Specialist program provides comprehensive services to those affected by chemical dependency. Course of study meets WAC 246–811–030 State of Washington requirements for licensure.
The Social and Human Services program trains professionals to provide social services to clients in a wide variety of settings. It serves students just entering the field and students who plan to continue their education toward a baccalaureate degree in human services, counseling, social work or community services.