Assess client needs; plan and implement direct and indirect services for individuals and families; make referrals and enable linkage to social service agencies; advocate for client rights and services; and provide case management within the context of a multidisciplinary team.
DegreeAssociate of Applied Science
Two-year (four semesters) full-time degree schedule; mixture of core social work, psychology, and human services classes, combined with interviewing, substance abuse, counseling, and case management coursework; two ‘‘practicum’’ field placements provide opportunities to apply classroom learning to real work settings within the professional social service community; the program can be completed on a part-time basis.
- Case Manager
- Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant
- Family Services Advocate
- Human Services Employee
- Mental Health Technician
- Social Worker Assistant
- Habilitation Specialist
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
What am I expected to learn?
- Demonstrate knowledge of counseling and interviewing strategies which includes the use of active listening skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity.
- Display fundamental knowledge of social work theory and values, ethical guidelines, and legal regulations.
- Demonstrate professional behavior in accordance with social work practices.
- Demonstrate knowledge of psychopathology, case management, community resources, and family systems.
- MTC Application for Admission and nonrefundable application fee.
- Completed Human and Social Service program application form.
- American College Test (ACT) scores with a minimum composite score of 15.
- Successful completion of the Basic Skills Assessment (COMPASS) in Reading and Writing. Reading: a minimum score of 80or successful completion of 0960 (scores of 0-63) and 0970 (scores of 64-79). Writing: a minimum score of 70 or successful completion of 0980 (scores 18-32) and 0990 (scores 33-69).
- Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
And if you’re interested in working within substance abuse treatment and recovery programs, community-based programs for adults and juveniles, half-way houses, or other specialty treatment and mental health facilities, MTC’s HSS Chemical Dependency Track provides specialized training. This track consists of the established HSS curriculum plus HSS 26400(CD: Intro to Pharmacology), HSS2660 (CD: Etiology, Diagnosis, Treatment Modalities, and Assessment), HSS2760 (CD: Ethics). These chemical dependency courses also contribute towards becoming a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA), and or as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor II (LCDC II) via The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professional Board (OCDP). * Students will need to complete additional work hours after graduation to obtain this credential, as identified via OCDP.