Human Service Technology

Nicole Phinazee

LCDC Cohort Application now available!

The Human Service Program is currently accepting applications for a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor pilot cohort. Twenty spots are available.

In addition, accepted participants will have their in-district tuition and books for DAAC 1417 paid for!  Learn more about the program here (tba).

Complete this application and send it to the Program Director, Professor Phinazee at [email protected] (with "LCDC Cohort" in the subject line) no later than noon, Monday, July 12, 2021.

Program Overview

The field of Human Services is broadly defined, uniquely approaching the objective of meeting human needs through an interdisciplinary knowledge base, focusing on prevention as well as remediation of problems and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life of service populations.  The Human Services profession is one which promotes improved service delivery systems by addressing not only the quality of direct services, but also by seeking to improve accessibility, accountability and coordination among professionals and agencies in service delivery.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

1.  Identify various roles of a human service professional and scope of practice.

2.  Assess an individual's stage of change and apply appropriate intervention techniques.

3.  Demonstrate basic listening skills utilizing Motivational Interviewing principles.

4.  Assess identified individual's needs and identify appropriate referral sources to meet those needs.

5. Demonstrate cultural competency in the development of professional ethics.

Program Faculty & Staff

Dr. Billingsley, HSTP Faculty (HPRS 1201)

Dr. Ellen, HSTP Faculty (Community Health Worker)

Professor Freeman, HSTP Faculty (HPRS 1201)

Dr. Gary- Forte', HSTP Faculty (and Practicum Coordinator)

Mr. Kollie, Administrative Assistant ([email protected])

Dr. Parrott, HSTP Faculty

Professor Phinazee, HSTP Faculty (and Program Director)

Professor Rosing, HSTP Faculty

Professor Scott. HSTP Faculty (Community Health Worker)