The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Allegheny, North, South
Also see Social Work: Fundamentals of Social Work Foundation (658.1).This program prepares you to work in community and social service agencies. Graduates work as paraprofessionals in group homes, drug and alcohol treatment centers and other social service agencies. However, it is highly recommended that CCAC students obtain their associate degree and transfer to an accredited Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program. CCAC has developed partnerships with many accredited BSW programs; therefore students should explore opportunities to continue their education.Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Social Work Core CompetenciesCCAC social work faculty is committed to providing students with the opportunity to learn and fundamentally apply the following ten core competencies:
The 10 core competencies are learned in each social work course and are assessed by the instructor through multiple methods.