Social Services (Mental Health Option)

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Knowledge of the history and foundation of the human service profession
  2. Entry-level skills in the area of strategies and intervention
  3. Ability to work collaboratively in groups
  4. Application of skills and methods with different populations in need
  5. Entry-level competency in the performance of case management needs assessment, group work, interviewing process and client engagement
FIRST SEMESTER (15 Credits)
CREDITS
† ENG* 101 Composition 3
† SOC* 101 Principles of Sociology 3
HSE* 101 Introduction to Human Services 3
CSA* 105 Introduction to Software Applications 3
† PSY* 111 General Psychology I 3
SECOND SEMESTER (16 Credits)
CREDITS
† ENG* 102 Composition and Literature 3
HSE* 134 Introduction to the Mental Health System 3
‡ BIO* 115
† MAT* 137
Human Biology OR
Intermediate Algebra
3
PSY* 105 Group Dynamics (SL) 3
THIRD SEMESTER (15 Credits)
CREDITS
HSE* 243 Human Services Skills and Methods 3
SOC* 117
† PSY* 253
Minorities in the U.S. OR
Multicultural Issues in Psychology
3
† ECN* 101
___ ___
Principles of Macroeconomics OR
Free Elective ‡
3
 ___ ___ Fine Arts Elective 3
 ___ ___ Language Elective Level I 3
FOURTH SEMESTER (15 Credits)
CREDITS
† PSY* 245 Abnormal Psychology 3
† SOC* 210 Sociology of the Family 3
HSE* 287 Practicum in Mental Health 3
 ___ ___ Humanities Elective 3
 ___ ___ Language Elective Level II 3
TOTAL CREDITS
 61
The symbol (†) indicates a prerequisite needs to be met
‡ Students wishing to transfer should consult a counselor regarding whether the free elective chosen will transfer to a specific institution.

CONTACT

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Josiah Ricardo
Program Coordinator
Social Services
Room 1016
jricardo@capitalcc.edu
(860) 906-5233

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