powered by
Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5804N
First Term: 2020 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 12
CIP Code: 52.0207

Instructional Council: Occupational Administrators(53)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
43-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
43-4061.00 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Human Services-Assistance: Public Assistance Eligibility program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to meet basic job requirements in federal and state assistance programs. The courses will cover interviewing techniques, referrals, case management, and advanced eligibility determinations issues in medical, food stamps, and aid to families with dependent children.

Required Courses
HSA113 Family Assistance Administration (FAA) Introduction 2
+ HSA116 Nutrition Assistance Determination 3
+ HSA118 Medical Assistance Determination 3
+ HSA127 Nutrition Assistance Procedures 2
HSA131 Nutrition Assistance Renewals 2
Credits: 12

Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the purpose and scope of assistance programs. (HSA113)
2. Use a computerized eligibility system. (HSA113, HSA116, HSA118, HSA127, HSA131)
3. Explain non-compliance procedures for various types of households. (HSA116)
4. Explain policies and procedures for various types of eligibility determinations and referrals. (HSA116, HSA118, HSA127)
5. Make eligibility determinations. (HSA116, HSA118, HSA127, HSA131)
6. Compare and contrast the various types of application processes. (HSA116, HSA118, HSA131)
7. Explain policies for dealing with various types of changes. (HSA116, HSA118, HSA131)
8. Explain procedures for dealing with special cases. (HSA116, HSA118, HSA131)
9. Summarize the process for completing nutrition assistance renewal interviews. (HSA131)
10. Complete a case analysis on a nutrition assistance application where expenses exceed income. (HSA131)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 10, 2019

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.