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NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Family and Community Services (1237)

Course Category: 
Location: 
NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.
Length: 
Varies.
Dates: 
September 2012 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: apply professional standards when interacting with clients, coworkers, and public; Display familiarity with human services-related terminology; employ organizational and planning skills to meet the needs of service recipients; demonstrate an understanding of lifespan development; identify and access appropriate community services and resources; promote family and community health and wellness; evaluate family needs and available community services; apply literacy skills in a human services career environment; apply mathematical skills in a human services career environment; apply science skills in a human services career environment; describe relationships, roles, and responsibilities among human service professionals; analyze impact on human services of technology, economy, and environment; apply appropriate laws, regulations, and industry standards in human services situations; identify ethical issues and established ethical behavior in human services situations; communicate using appropriate language and level, including using appropriate techniques for communicating with special needs individuals; apply listening skills and interpret verbal and nonverbal behaviors to enhance communication with coworkers and the public; interpret and use tables, charts, and figures to support written and oral communication; use word processing, presentation software, and email applications; use spreadsheet and database applications; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to locate credible sources of information about problems and determine appropriate methods for investigating causes; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to determine root causes of problems and to suggest and evaluate solutions; demonstrate skills involving crisis intervention and management; apply leadership qualities; work effectively in a team environment; Implement strategies to promote advocacy; identify and practice appropriate safety and health procedures; demonstrate appropriate emergency and first aid knowledge and procedures; identify and practice appropriate environmental procedures; demonstrate appropriate workplace behavior; and pursue career development skills to advance in careers.

Instruction: 

NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Family and Community Services (11/13) (11/18 revalidation).

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