Certificate of Recognition:

Human Services—Case Aide

The program prepares students to enter the field as entry-level case aides or assistants in agencies working with a diverse range of clients.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Recognize indications of substance abuse and be familiar with the disease concept and treatment protocols.
  2. Effectively communicate orally and in writing in ways that minimize conflict and maximize clarity with diverse people.
  3. Work collaboratively with others (family members/agency representatives) to solve problems and resolve conflicts.
  4. Access and use a variety of resources and services that match the needs of the individual or family.
  5. Coach and mentor others. Others include co-workers, colleagues, and family members.
  6. Behave professionally and ethically which includes being respectful, reliable, culturally sensitive, respecting a client’s personal boundaries, the rules of confidentiality, and adhering to mandatory reporting laws.
Advisor Office Phone
Cohen, Mirelle Humanities & Student Services 344 360.475.7553

Required Courses Credits
HSSA& 101 Intro to Addictive Drugs* 5
HS 107 Intro to Human Services* 5
HS 110 Diversity, Ethics & the Law* 3
HS 112 Case Management for CDP* 3
HS 113 CDP Individual Counseling* 3
Total Credits Required 19

*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2014-2015 Olympic College Catalog