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Human services workers are individuals with specialized training as a helping professional. They assist human services professional staff, such as social workers or psychologists. They may hold a wide variety of jobs in group homes and halfway houses; in mental health and correctional centers; in family, child and service agencies. Jobs may also be within programs concerned with alcoholism, drug abuse, family violence and aging to name a few. Their role may include helping others obtain services, monitoring and keeping records, organizing or leading group activities, assisting clients in mastering everyday living skills, or overseeing adult group home residents. Job titles may include social service technician, case management aide, community outreach worker, residential counselor, eligibility specialist or mental health technician.

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If you have always wanted to work in a field where you could help people or if you are presently working in a human services field, and would like to obtain additional training, consider enrolling in our program.

Whichever career you choose, the first step of your academic and professional plan should be with LCC's Human Services Programs. We can provide you with the academic and career preparation assistance needed to get you where you want to go. For specific enrollment information, or to pursue any questions you may have about career opportunities, contact the Human Services Programs at 517-483-1410.


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Human Services Program

Health and Human Services Division Office

HHS Building, 108
517-483-1508 fax

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