Human Service Technology

Nicole Phinazee


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)

Professor Hall, HSTP Faculty

Professor Phinazee, HSTP Faculty (and Program Director)

Professor Rosing, HSTP Faculty

Dr. Shiarnice Taylor, HSTP Faculty