Welcome to the Human Services Program!

The Human Services program prepares students for careers in social change by providing students with the theoretical and skill-based background necessary for practice and research.

The Human Services program strives to provide a holistic educational experience for all of our students. Consistent with CSSH’s Experiential Liberal Arts (ELA) emphasis, our students combine Northeastern’s signature focus on experiential learning, grounded in co-operative education, with the rigorous study of society, culture, politics, and ethics in a way that is mutually reinforcing.

Program News

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Some Service Learning faculty representing on the panel for “The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.” Thanks Professors Bunning, Riccio and Bormann for helping share the Service-Learning message!             The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning offers faculty an opportunity to investigate the pressing challenges of education within and across disciplines. At…
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Wensess Raphael ’12 in Boston Globe

Check out “City Year’s focus on education made a difference for these people” in the Boston Globe, featuring Human Services alum, Wensess Raphael!

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Program Events

04/02/2018

Sustaining Yourself in the Age of #MeToo: A Self-Care Workshop

It’s hard to pick up the paper or sign on to social media without facing a barrage of news stories related to sexual violence. While it’s great that #MeToo has pushed the national dialogue about sexual violence to the forefront, it can also be overwhelming. In the midst of all this, you—survivors, significant others, and…
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04/12/2018

Spotlight Series on Race: Millennials Respond

A millennial response to the Globe Spotlight Series on Race is being held on April 12, 2018 FROM 6:30-8 at the Emerson Paramount Center with a small reception to follow. The Boston Globe series highlighted the black brain drain happening in Boston and we will engage with the young people who have chosen to stay…
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