The Human Services program at Cañada College was developed in cooperation with State and County Departments of Mental Health, Rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Human Services. The program is designed to train personnel to provide value-based services for families in need of temporary social, health, and economic assistance. State and county agencies, nonprofit and private providers of services, social workers, psychologists, and medical personnel work in this field.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Students completing this program will be able to:
- View the client as a whole person in the context of family and community in assessing the client’s strengths and needs.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of emergency and non-emergency services available in San Mateo County.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the qualities and characteristics of effective human service professionals.