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Social Services, Corrections & Criminal Justice

Program


Associate of Applied Science in Social Services, Corrections and Criminal Justice

The Social Services, Corrections and Criminal Justice program emphasizes the importance of serving and assisting adults and families. Course work balances theory and practice in preparing you to effectively help others. Practical experience includes interface with adult community-based residential facilities, prisons, educational settings, multi-county jails, mental health agencies or social services/children’s services agencies. You will observe a variety of Social Services, Corrections and Criminal Justice environments and apply classroom theory through practical experiences.

Program Outcomes


The following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Applied Science in Social Services, Corrections and Criminal Justice:

  • Recognize ethical dilemmas and appropriate resolutions;
  • Access and learn the policies and procedures of the specific workplace;
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the Ohio Revised Code as a professional resource;
  • Demonstrate mastery of the terminology of the profession in speech and in documentation;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of treatment interventions through hands-on learning and practical experiences;
  • Successfully apply the professional protocol of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation;
  • Comply with the laws and acceptable practices of client confidentiality;
  • Write reports with clarity, accuracy, and conciseness which will aid other professionals in making informed decisions about clients; and,
  • Identify risks to public and safety personnel.

Curriculum

HOCKING COLLEGE

Associate of Applied Science in Social Services, Corrections and Criminal Justice

Course of Study

For students entering May 2013


COURSE NO.FIRST SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
GS-1000HC Cornerstone1.000.001.00$40.00
CJ-1100Criminal Justice Systems2.003.003.00$50.00
SS-1100Social Services Professions2.003.003.00$50.00
CJ-1163Crisis Recognition and Referral2.003.003.00$25.00
CJ-1120Thinking Errors1.003.002.00$25.00
SS-1155Disruptive Behavior Management0.005.002.00$50.00
ENGL-1122English Composition I3.000.003.00$40.00
Totals11.0017.0017.00$280.00
 
COURSE NO.SECOND SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
SS-1110Interviewing Techniques2.003.003.00$25.00
CJ-1190Chemical Abuse and Dependency4.000.004.00$25.00
SSCJ-1198Practicum Orient.2.003.003.00$50.00
MATH-1108Intermediate Algebra3.000.003.00$40.00
ENGL-1152Research Skills1.000.001.00$15.00
SS-2201Family Dynamics1.003.002.00$25.00
ORSS-2202Protective Services2.003.003.00$50.00
ORSS-2203Special Needs Clients2.003.003.00$25.00
ORCJ-2204The Sexual Offender2.003.003.00$25.00
Totals13.00-14.009.0016.00-17.00$180.00-$205.00
 
COURSE NO.THIRD SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
SS-2262Counseling Techniques2.003.003.00$25.00
COMM-1130Speech3.000.003.00$40.00
SSCJ-2296Practicum A2.008.003.00$75.00
SS-2260Group Work Techniques2.003.003.00$25.00
SS-2266Diverse Populations2.003.003.00$130.00
SS-2201Family Dynamics1.003.002.00$25.00
ORSS-2202Protective Services2.003.003.00$50.00
ORSS-2203Special Needs Clients2.003.003.00$25.00
ORCJ-2204The Sexual Offender2.003.003.00$25.00
Totals12.00-13.0020.0017.00-18.00$320.00-$345.00
 
COURSE NO.FOURTH SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
CJ-2260Correctional Administration2.003.003.00$25.00
SS-2265Case Management2.003.003.00$25.00
SSCJ-2297Practicum B2.008.003.00$75.00
CJ-2227Victim Awareness/Restorative Justice2.003.003.00$50.00
***Natural Science Elective0.000.003.00
SS-2201Family Dynamics1.003.002.00$25.00
ORSS-2202Protective Services2.003.003.00$50.00
ORSS-2203Special Needs Clients2.003.003.00$25.00
ORCJ-2204The Sexual Offender2.003.003.00$25.00
Totals9.00-10.0020.0017.00-18.00$200.00-$225.00

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:ESTIMATED TOTAL COURSE FEES:
67.00-70.00$980.00-1,055.00

Hocking College reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.

Career Opportunities


Graduates of the Social Services, Corrections and Criminal Justice program begin their careers in corrections or social service agencies as chemical abuse counselors, intake workers, caseworkers, social service case aids, social workers assistants, case managers, crisis intervention workers, mental retardation/developmental disabilities behavior management aids, correctional officers, probation officers, community, governmental and private agency employees.

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