Category: Human Services

Student overcomes addiction, pursues Human Services degree

Two men and three women sit on a stage and participate in a panel discussion.

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 Social & Behavioral Sciences: Powerful Guest Speakers

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

Certification Now Available for Community Health Workers

Community Health Workers showing off their certifications

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