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Human Services Technology – Addiction and Recovery Studies

The Human Services Technology curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in institutions and agencies which provide family, community, and social services. Along with core courses, students take courses that prepare them for specialization in specific human service areas. Students will take courses from a variety of disciplines. The emphasis in core courses is placed on the development of relevant knowledge, skills, and attitudes in human services. Fieldwork experience will provide opportunities for the application of knowledge and skills learned in the classroom.

Graduates should qualify for positions in mental health, family services, social services, rehabilitation, and educational agencies. Graduates choosing to continue their education may select from a variety of transfer programs at senior public and private institutions.

For more information regarding the Human Services Technology program, contact Lynda Civils, Department Chair, at 252-493-7283 or lscivils854@my.pittcc.edu.

Mental Health
Family Services
Social Services
Rehabilitation
Substance Abuse
Developmental Centers
Hospitals
Public Health
Educational Agencies

Gerontology
Introduction to Human Services
Group Process I and II
Substance Abuse Overview
Interviewing Techniques
Counseling
Orientation Lab I
Human Services Issues
Crisis Intervention
General Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Sociology of the Family
Case Management
Work-Based Learning

Students will gain knowledge and skills related to the Addiction and Recovery Studies field.