Human services careers are among the fastest growing occupations. Both locally and nationally, job prospects are excellent. If you are a compassionate person who likes helping people overcome challenges in order to improve their lives, Northern Essex offers many career path opportunities to choose from.
At NECC, you will be trained as a generalist to work in a range of settings with seniors, adults, adolescents, and children. You can train to work with individuals with substance abuse issues, mental retardation, mental illness, or developmental and/or emotional disabilities. Programs integrate classroom learning with practicum courses, which are supervised clinical experiences that provide real-life experiences. The programs integrate the National Community Support Skill Standards into the curriculum and are approved by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education.
- Alcohol Drug Abuse Counseling Certificate
- Community Support and Human Services Practitioner Certificate
- Direct Support Certificate