Social Services Assistant

Social Services Assistants help social workers and healthcare workers provide services to individuals in their care.

In this course, you will learn how to evaluate client needs, assist clients with obtaining services including welfare, Medicaid and food stamps, and techniques for providing person-centered support. Techniques for organizing and facilitating group activities and providing daily living skills to prepare individuals living in halfway and supportive housing will be discussed.

This certificate program has been enhanced to provide you with better preparation for the world of work and to make a successful transition from training to career. As part of your certificate, you will learn workplace and career planning skills. Topics include: Problem solving, decision making, time management, professional behavior in the workplace, job search strategies, interviewing skills, and financial literacy. Students will also learn cover letter and resume writing tips.


Our certificate programs have been enhanced to provide you with the skills necessary to start your new career and how to make a successful transition from training to career. Topics covered are: Classroom Success, Navigating the Workplace, Soft Skills, Resume/Cover Letter Prep, Interview/Job Search Techniques. Students must complete this additional 12hr course in order to receive their certificate. This course is included in the cost of the certificate.

Dates are posted on the course page, here.


High school diploma or GED


Course Code: HREL G5003


Day/Time: Tue/Thu, 9:30 to 12:30pm

Room: 303

Instructor: Nora Bishop

Cost: $1,099


Course Code: HREL G5003

Fall 2018

Day/Time: Tue/Thu, 5:30 to 8:30pm

Room: 301

Instructor: Joette Johnson

 Cost: $1,099