Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
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Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
1/13/2017Community College of Baltimore County
Proposal
LDCHuman Services Generalist3/14/2017Approved4/20/2017
Human Services Generalist Program Description
The Lower Division Certificate (L.D.C.) in Human Services Generalist provides the core set of skills and abilities utilized in a Human Service Counseling Generalist position. Students will study the Human Services area with its multiple focus areas, and will be trained for an entry-level human services position.  The program will prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities for entry-level positions in the Human Services Counseling field.  Graduates of the program will be able to utilize a variety of counseling skills and abilities to function effectively as counselors in a variety of settings; assess and document a client's current status and apply basic therapeutic techniques; develop, prioritize, and implement a plan to address a client's presenting problem; conduct themselves professionally and ethically as counselors in culturally-diverse settings; and, express themselves professionally, both verbally and in writing, to a variety of audiences, including clients, other professionals, and external monitoring agencies.