We offer an exceptional program designed to teach you entry level helping skills to work in the high demand field of Human Services. You will gain knowledge of human service delivery systems, case management techniques, and crisis intervention utilizing a person-centered, strength-based approach to engage with individuals, groups, and diverse populations. You will practice your skills by completing a community based internship under the supervision of the agency and NVC faculty, gaining networking opportunities and contacts for future employment. Upon satisfactory completion of the courses, you will be able to utilize effective communication styles to assess and assist clients, from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, to become self-sufficient. You will advocate and use case management strategies that assist clients in overcoming challenges and identifying support systems throughout the community. You will engage in ethical and legal practices, including adherence to the agency, state, and federal policies and procedures. And, you will identify areas for self-improvement and pursue necessary education and training resources for professional development. The program also provides a solid foundation for you if you wish to transfer to a 2-year institution to prusue a degree in social work, sociology, criminal justice, or psychology.