Individual and Family Services Individual and family services can have a grass root-level impact, and a part-time job or internship is a great way to gain experience in this industry. Individual and family services include community health workers, social and human service assistants and probation officers. A bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology or a related discipline is preferred, though some positions emphasise more on on-the-job training.
A part-time job or internship is a good opportunity for textbooks and theories in sociology and psychology to see application. For example, social and human service assistants provide support for families and help them benefit from community services. A health educator and community service worker promotes wellness and health to individuals and family systems.
Individual & Family Services Salaries The average annual wage for individual & family services, according to BLS in 2015, was $22,480. The median annual wage of a health educator and community health worker was $43,840 and a social worker was $45,900.