|Description:||he Human Services Professional Certificate and Diploma will equip you not only with diverse (multi-discipline: education services, social work assistance, child and youth services, and rehabilitation services) training thus giving you an employment advantage over students training in one discipline; it also addresses the serious shortfall of qualified professionals employers are demanding. A Columbia College Human Services Professional graduate is able to fit into organizations and positions that require individuals to take on a variety of positions or duties within four disciplines.
The men and women who enroll in this dynamic program must possess qualities that match the need of both future employers and the clients to whom they provide service. The program seeks individuals who are sincere, caring and motivated. Those who are hard working, committed, and display a genuine interest in the future of children, youth and adults in need, to whom they provide service, will do well in the program. Flexibility in working in challenging settings and possessing the ability to deal with management, peers and children, youth and adults with a wide variety of backgrounds, attitudes, beliefs and needs is a definite asset for any candidate entering this field.