Human Services Program - Statement of Purpose and Learning Outcomes 


Statement of Purpose


The purpose of the Human Services Program is to prepare qualified individuals for entry-level positions in a wide variety of social service settings serving individuals, families, groups, and communities by providing opportunities for personal and professional growth through knowledge-based learning, experiential processes, community involvement, and practical experience under direct supervision of professionals in local agencies.


Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Human Services Program, the students will be able to:



Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the human services worker in a variety of social service settings.


Examine current social issues and their impact on society, including substance abuse & dependence.


Compare and contrast a variety of family systems


Apply interpersonal skills in helping relationships, including crisis intervention and group dynamics.


Apply case management skills, including documentation, assessment, treatment planning, and the ability to make appropriate referrals.


Demonstrate the ability to adhere to professional, ethical standards, including confidentiality, sensitivity when working with diverse populations and responsibility for professional growth



Modified: October, 2010



The Newark Campus

1179 University Drive
Newark, OH 43055

The Coshocton Campus

200 North Whitewoman Street
Coshocton, OH 43812

The Knox Campus

236 S. Main St
Mount Vernon Ohio 43050

The Pataskala Campus

8660 East Broad Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

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