Not everyone has a clearly defined or easy path to success. For current St. Petersburg College student Ken Hilliard, that road involved working as a private chef, running his own restaurant, and struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. After receiving treatment and relocating to Florida, Ken decided to pursue an AS degree in Human Services … Continue reading Student overcomes addiction, pursues Human Services degree
Community Week for the Social & Behavioral Sciences & Human Services Department begins on Monday, March 26. This is an opportunity to meet students, faculty and community leaders who understand the power and significance of the social sciences and the study of human behavior. As such, Social & Behavioral Sciences & Human Services is proud … Continue reading Community Week for Social & Behavioral Sciences: Powerful Guest Speakers
If you want to make a difference in the lives of others and in your community, then St. Petersburg College’s Social and Human Services Associate in Science degree might be the path for you.
SPC’s Human Services department will host two information sessions on April 26 and May 17 for those interested in working in human services.
May is Mental Health Awareness month. The first week of the month also is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, “Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. During the month of May, NAMI and the rest of the country are … Continue reading May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Certification is now available for Community Health Workers (CHWs). CHWs have now been recognized as a critical part of the health care system. They’re lay members of communities who work in association with the local health care system in both urban and rural environments and usually share ethnicity, language, socioeconomic status and life experiences with … Continue reading Certification Now Available for Community Health Workers
The month of October is Bullying Prevention Month. For more information, please see this website: PACER’S National Bullying Prevention Month