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Human Services

Dept. Chair:

Andrea Garvey


Behavioral & Social Sciences


Dr. Steven Boyd


(916) 484-8849

The program in Human Services centers around the broad array of entry level skills and abilities effectively used in social service delivery systems. Coursework includes the twelve helper core function applications in client screening, intake, assessment, orientation, counseling, consultation, client's rights, confidentiality, crisis intervention, client education, professional ethics, and reports and record keeping.

Human Services courses at ARC are typically CSU transferable. For more information on specific classes, see our "courses" link to the left, our current catalog, or contact counseling at 916-484-8572.

Program Questions: Contact Geraldine Machado at