The Justice System Studies Certificate provides a foundational understanding of howto implement social justice theory and advocacy techniques to respond to community needs. Education is provided on providing services to individuals and their families including, but not limited to: human trafficking survivors and perpetrators, youth in gangs, youth on probation, adults on parole, clients within residential treatment programs and within correctional facilities.Graduates will have developed knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to help clients of diverse cultural backgrounds and within varied settings across the micro-macro continuum.
TheCertificate Program Learning Outcomes are:
· Demonstratea basic understanding of the knowledge, skills and values on the career pathwayof social work, human services and counseling practices in the justice system.
· Discuss,analyze and explain the ethical standards that guide the helper/counselor inthe application of counseling techniques with clients in the justice system.
· Assistconsumers and family members in matching needs with available communityresources.
· Complete and reflect upon service-based learning experience.
Enrollment projections for courses are as followed:
HMS-16: 32 students
HMS-21: new course; no enrollment data available
HMS-44: new course; no enrollment data available
HMS-45: new course; no enrollment data available
HMS-46: new course; no enrollment data available
HMS-47: new course; no enrollment data available
HMS-48: new course; no enrollment data available
WKX HMS 200: 30 students
HMS-8: 32 students
HMS-17: 32 students
HMS-18: 52 students
HMS-19: 32 students
HMS-60: new course; no enrollment data available
HMS-61: new course; no enrollment data available
HMS-62: new course; no enrollment data available
HMS-8, HMS-16, HMS-17, HMS-18, HMS-19, HMS-21, HMS-44, HMS-45, HMS-46, HMS-47, HMS-48 and WKX HMS 200 are actively available in Moreno Valley College inventory. HMS-60, HMS-61, HMS-62 have been approved by the BOT and are anticipated to be included in the next addendum issued October 2018. All courses are approved for transfer to the CSU.
The certificate program expects to have 15 – 20 students completing this certificate annually beginning in September 2020.
Mission of Moreno Valley College: Responsive to the educational needs of its region, Moreno Valley College offers academic programs and student support services which include baccalaureate transfer, professional, pre-professional, and pre-collegiate curricula for all who can benefit from them. Lifelong learning opportunities are provided, especially, in health and public service preparation.
The goal of the Justice System Studies Certificate is to pave a pathway to prepare students for providing services to individuals and families who interact with the justice system. The program aims to develop training of helping professionals in case management, counseling, and referral-based services, social justice and social advocacy while responding to the needs represented in the community. Graduates will have developed knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to help clients across the micro-macro continuum.
|HMS-44||Justice System Studies – Counseling Youth in Gangs||3||Fall/Spring|
|HMS-45||Justice System Studies – Counseling Youth on Probation||3||Fall/Spring|
|HMS-46||Justice System Studies – Counseling Adults on Parole||3||Fall/Spring|
|HMS-Elective||Choose elective from list below||3||Fall/Spring|
|HMS-16||Public Assistance and Benefits||1||Summer/Winter|
|HMS-Elective||Choose from list below||3||Summer/Winter|
|HMS-21||Justice System Studies – Forensic Social Work||3||Fall/Spring|
|HMS-47||Counseling of Residential Treatment Clients||3||Fall/Spring|
|HMS-48||Justice System Studies – Case Management Corrections||3||Fall/Spring|
|WKS HMS 200||Human Services Work Experience||1-2-3-4||Fall/Spring|
Elective Courses (6 units total; 3 units per course) Units; Choose from the list below:
HMS-8 Introduction to Group Process
HMS-17 Introduction to Public Mental Health
HMS-18 Introduction to Social Work
HMS-19 Generalist Practices of Social Work
HMS-60 Introduction to Drugs and Alcohol
HMS-61 Evaluation of Controlled Substances
HMS-62 Introduction to the DSM-5
The certificate program requires the completion of 6 core classes, for a total of 20 – 23 units.
HMS-16 Public Assistance and Benefits 1 Unit
HMS-21 Justice System Studies – Forensic Social Work 3 Units
HMS-44 Justice System Studies – Counseling Youth in Gangs 3 Units
HMS-45 Justice System Studies – Counseling Youth on Probation 3 Units
HMS-46 Justice System Studies – Counseling Adults on Parole 3 Units
HMS-47 Counseling of Residential Treatment Clients 3 Units
HMS-48 Justice System Studies – Case Management Corrections 3 Units
WKX HMS 200 Human Services Work Experience 1-2-3-4 Units
In addition, the certificate program requires the completion of 6 elective units from the options listed below:
HMS-8 Introduction to Group Process 3 Units
HMS-17 Introduction to Public Mental Health 3 Units
HMS-18 Introduction to Social Work 3 Units
HMS-19 Generalist Practices of Social Work 3 Units
HMS-60 Introduction to Drugs and Alcohol 3 Units
HMS-61 Evaluation of Controlled Substances 3 Units
HMS-62 Introduction to the DSM-5 3 Units
Diann Thursby · 12/04/18
Received regional recommendation at 12-03-18 IEDRC Deans Meeting.