SUNY Ulster Offers AdultEDge Human Services Program Information Session on April 18

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SUNY Ulster Offers AdultEDge Human Services Program Information Session on April 18

March 29, 2019, Room 208 of the Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster

SUNY Ulster Offers AdultEDge Human Services Program Information Session on April 18

March 29, 2019 – Stone Ridge, NY – SUNY Ulster will offer an information session for adults interested in learning more about SUNY Ulster Human Services program offerings on Thursday, April 18, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in Room 208 of the Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster, 94 Mary’s Ave. in Kingston. The information session will provide more information for students on Human Services degree programs and certificates; financial aid and scholarships available; evening, accelerated, and online class options; credit opportunities for college-level learning acquired through work and life experience; and adult student resources for success.

 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 14% increase of community and social service occupations between 2016 and 2026. Positions in demand include Community Health Workers, Substance Abuse Counselors, Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists, Social Workers, School and Career Counselors, Rehabilitation Counselors, and Marriage and Family Therapists. Adults interested in these careers have a number of options to choose from at SUNY Ulster depending on their needs and goals.

 

Adults interested in pursuing a one-year program can get a Direct Support Practice certificate, enabling them to enter the workforce to work directly with those in need. Those who would like a traditional degree can pursue a Human Services AAS, which is ideal for those looking to pursue a baccalaureate Human Services degree or obtain entry-level positions in public and private sector human service agencies. Those interested in becoming Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Counselors have the opportunity to go into the CASAC program.

 

AdultEDge serves the needs of regional residents looking to establish a new career path or gain a credential to validate years of on-the-job experience, whether as a first-time or returning student. AdultEDge programs include Business, Human Services, Criminal Justice, Technology, and General Studies. SUNY Ulster also has a long tradition of being named a Top Military Friendly Institution and is approved under the Veteran’s Educational Assistance Act (GI Bill) and the Dependent’s Act. Learn more at www.sunyulster.edu/adultedge.

 

For more information on this information session and to register contact adultedge@sunyulster.edu or call (845) 688-1560.

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