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This certificate prepares students for entry- and mid-level entry employment in such diverse settings as group homes and halfway houses; correctional, developmentally delayed, and community mental health centers; family, child and youth agencies; and programs concerned with special needs such as alcoholism, drug abuse, family violence, homelessness, and aging.
Program Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion, students are prepared to:
- E hoʻala hou a paʻa pono - Portray a respectful attitude harmonizing with place, culture, and diverse perspectives, through a reflection of values and self awareness.
- Ike - Evaluate employment and educational opportunities through a comprehensive awareness of the function of Human Services in the community.
- Malama a paʻa pono - Utilize communication skills and implementation strategies to assess the multiple causes of social issues and concerns.
To receive a certificate, HSER majors must earn a "C" or better in each HSER course.
Human Services students attend a field trip to Workforce Development. Training Specialist Bunnie Au-Suehiro shares
valuable information regarding preparation for employment and making wise choices.