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Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Associate Degree in Mental Health/Addiction Studies/Developmental Disabilities, the graduate will be able to:

  • Recognize the diverse settings and roles of human service workers in social work, mental health, developmental disabilities and addictions treatment
  • Collect data, make assessments, develop an implement individualized, person-centered treatment/service or relapse prevention plan
  • Use helping and engagement skills.
  • Utilize the group setting as a treatment modality.
  • Apply conflict resolution and anger management skills.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and involvement in community advocacy activities.
  • Interact effectively with diverse populations
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior.
  • Apply service coordination/case management skills..
  • Demonstrate self-assessment skills.
  • Describe the philosophy and benefits of community support groups in the recovery process.
  • Recognize stages of change and implement appropriate treatment strategies.