Social Services

The certificate program is designed for students who are seeking careers in the social services field including developmental disabilities and Behavioral Health care.   Apply & Register Program Details

The certificate program is designed for students who are seeking careers in the social services field including developmental disabilities and Behavioral Health care.

 


Degree/Certificate:
Academic Certificates

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
HSR-101 Introduction to Human Services 3
PSY-101 Basic Psychology 3
BHC-101 Brain Function, Injuries, and Treatment or  
HSR-151 Survey in Developmental Disability 3
    12
Second Semester
HSR-105 Group Dynamics 3
HSR-103 Introduction to Counseling 3
BHC-103 Applied Behavioral Analysis 3
HSR-102 Social Work Processes2 or  
BHC-102 Emotional and Behavioral Disorders or  
HSR-152 Health Issues Across the Life Span3 3
SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology or  
BHC-103 Applied Behavioral Analysis 3
HSR-153 Developmental Disabilities Program Planning3 3
    12/15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
HSR-104 Contemporary Issues in Social Welfare or  
BHC-104 Family, Community & the Law (1 credit) or  
HSR-154 Critical Issues in Developmental Disabilities3 (3 credits) 1/3
HSR-107 Field Work4 3
    4/6
  Total Minimum Credits 31/33
1 Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites.
2 Prerequisite: HSR-101
3 Prerequisite: HSR-151
3 Prerequisite: HSR-101 and HSR-103 or ADD-101
Note: This Certificate Program is open to all applicants.
 
Note: Courses from this program may be used toward the completion of the following degrees: HSR.AS, DEV.AS, and ADD.AAS.
 
Candidates who have a DHS Certificate of Competency in Child Protective Services should contact the coordinator of this program.
 
NOTICE: Clinical placements are a required part of the curriculum and a requirement for graduation. Clinical placements may require a criminal background check, health clearance and/or drug testing before participation is allowed. Clinical sites may deny a student’s participation in the event of a positive finding. Individuals who have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor may be denied certification or licensure as a health professional. Information regarding eligibility may be obtained from the appropriate credentialing body.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of program the graduate will be able to:

  1. Adapt individualized care plans based on the clients’ emotional and physical needs.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of the professional Code of Ethics in the role of a Human Services worker.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of governmental laws and policies pertaining to social services field.

Contact Person

Professor Fatemah Sedighi, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4535
Email: fsedighi@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

44.0701

Program Code

SSR.CT