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Mental Health
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Mental Health Associate of Science Degree and College Certificate programs cover the fundamentals of mental health with a concentration in such areas as group process, social science, psychopathology and preventive and rehabilitative therapies. Clinical and classroom trainings familiarize students with the delivery of services to adult clients. Students also study interviewing techniques and the dynamics of interpersonal relationships. The curriculum is designed for those who desire employment in human service settings.

PAY
The median hourly wage of social and human service assistants was $13.56 in May 2010.

JOB OUTLOOK
Employment of social and human service assistants is expected to grow by 28 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations.

WHAT DO MENTAL HEALTH WORKERS DO?
Social and human service assistants help people get through difficult times or get additional support. They help other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find community services. For people with mental illnesses, social and human service assistants help clients find resources to cope with their illness. They find self-help and support groups to provide their clients with an assistance network. In addition, they help those with more severe mental illnesses care for themselves by finding personal care services or group housing.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Social and Human Service Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-andsocial-service/social-and-human-serviceassistants.htm

WHERE DO THEY WORK?
Social and human service assistants work for nonprofit organizations, for-profit social service agencies, and state and local governments. They generally work full time, and some work nights and weekends.

Wayne County Community College District…. Jobs for Today, Jobs for the Future!

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Recommended Sequence of Courses
Mental Health: College Certificate
CR. No. COURSE TITLE CREDITS SEMESTER 1 ENG 119 English I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 HUS 105 Group Expression For Self Growth I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 HUS 110 Introduction to Human Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 PSY 101 Introductory Psychology . . . . . . . .3 SEMESTER TOTAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 SEMESTER 2 HUS 120 Group and Social Process I . . . . . .3 HUS 135 Professionalism in Human Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 MEH 110 Individual & Group Techniques I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 HUS 206 Recreational & Creative Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 —-OR—RL 110 Recreational Leadership Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 SEMESTER TOTAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 SEMESTER 3 HUS 220 Group and Social Process II . . . . .3 MEH 140 Mental Health Legal Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 MEH 144 Field Work I: Placement . . . . . . . .4 MEH 210 Individual and Group Techniques II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 SEMESTER TOTAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 SEMESTER 4 HUS 235 Life-styles of Aging . . . . . . . . . . . .3 ----OR---GER 125 Mental Health and the Aging . . . .3 MEH 226 Field Work II: Agency Placement .4 MEH 240 Psychopathology & Behavior I . . .3 SEMESTER TOTAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 CERTIFICATE TOTAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47
Note: Certificate total hours may not include prerequisites.

Mental Health: Associate of Science
CR. No. COURSE TITLE CREDITS SEMESTER 1 ENG 119 English I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 HUS 105 Group Expression For Self Growth I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 HUS 110 Introduction to Human Services .3 PSY 101 Introductory Psychology . . . . . . . .3 SEMESTER TOTAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 SEMESTER 2 HUS 120…