UNM-Gallup Human Services

All 30 credit hours earned in the Certificate in Human Services can be applied towards completion of the Associate of Arts degree in Human Services that offers concentrations in Family Studies and Substance Abuse.

The concentration in Family Studies provides students with an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the well-being and healthy development of individuals and families over the life span. Cultural competency in family life education and the role of human services providers builds a foundation for further study in social work or a related field or entry work in human services. Students interested in transferring to the B.S. in Family and Child studies at UNM

The concentration in Substance Abuse allows students to apply for licensure as a Licensed Substance Abuse Associate (LSAA) provided they possess the qualifications and requirements established by the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department Counseling and Therapy Practice Board. Students interested in the LSAA are strongly encouraged to meet with the Human Services faculty to review the qualifications and documentation required for licensure.