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Human Services Degree

The Human Services Program at Trinidad State is designed to prepare students for the field of Human Services which is broadly defined approach to 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 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. Social and Human Service Assistants provide client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. Employment of social and human service assistants is projected to grow more than 15 percent over the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations.