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Human Services : Concepts and Intervention Strategies

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780205317509

ISBN10:
0205317502
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
8/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

"This trendsetting text offers a comprehensive introduction to the field of human services, with an emphasis on practical application, and increased coverage of multicultural issues. The text provides a comprehensive grounding in the broad range of careers available in the human services, an introduction to the skills that are required for those careers, and case examples to help students visualize different career choices."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
PART I Orientation and Perspective
Human Services: A New Direction
1(15)
What Is a Human Service Worker?
2(2)
Typical Employment Titles for Human Service Workers
3(1)
Current Conceptions of Human Services Systems
4(7)
``There She Lies, the Great Melting Pot''
9(2)
Social Policy and Human Services
11(3)
Summary
14(1)
Discussion Questions
14(1)
Learning Experiences
15(1)
Endnote
15(1)
Recommended Readings
15(1)
A History of Helping
16(17)
The Dark Past of ``Helping''
17(1)
Social Welfare: Toward a Community Approach
18(4)
Historical Prejudice
20(2)
Antecedents of the Human Services Concept
22(8)
Summary
30(1)
Discussion Questions
31(1)
Learning Experiences
31(1)
Endnote
32(1)
Recommended Readings
32(1)
PART II Human Services: Defining Roles, Problems, and Boundaries
Human Service Workers: Agents of Change
33(26)
Human Services, a New Profession
33(3)
Role Functions of the Human Service Worker
36(3)
Human Service Workers as Agents of Change: Do They Help or Heal?
39(1)
Human Service Workers: What They Really Do
40(5)
Human Service Workers in a Multicultural Society
45(7)
Competence and Credentialing
52(3)
Summary
55(2)
Discussion Questions
57(1)
Learning Experiences
57(1)
Endnotes
57(1)
Recommended Readings
58(1)
Human Services: Identifying Problems and Causes
59(21)
Identifying Problems
61(5)
Theoretical Causes of Problem Behavior
66(10)
An Ecological Synthesis: The Life Matrix
76(2)
Summary
78(1)
Discussion Questions
79(1)
Learning Experiences
79(1)
Recommended Readings
79(1)
Human Services Boundaries: Special Populations, Special Systems
80(30)
Problems and Services for Children and Adolescents
81(6)
Cultural Diversity in the Workplace
84(2)
Types of Out-of-Home Placement
86(1)
Domestic Abuse Services
87(1)
Problems and Services for the Elderly
88(2)
Drug Abuse: The Problem and Human Services
90(5)
Services for Mentally Retarded People
95(4)
Mental Health Problems and Service Systems
99(1)
Correctional Systems
100(2)
Poverty: A Common Denominator
102(1)
Homeless People
103(3)
The Multiproblem Client
106(1)
Summary
107(1)
Discussion Questions
108(1)
Learning Experiences
108(1)
Recommended Readings
109(1)
PART III Contemporary Strategies
Medical/Psychiatric Approaches and the Person in Need
110(17)
AIDS: Physical Disease---Human Services Issue
111(4)
HIV/AIDS in the Cross-Cultural Context
113(2)
The Basics of the Medical/Psychiatric Model
115(4)
A Culture-Bound Syndrome: Koro, the Disappearing Penis
118(1)
Common Treatment Strategies of the Medical/Psychiatric Model
119(5)
Prospects for the Medical/Psychiatric Model
124(1)
Summary
124(1)
Discussion Questions
125(1)
Learning Experiences
125(1)
Recommended Readings
126(1)
Behavioral Approaches and the Person in Need
127(15)
Four Models of Learned Behavior
128(4)
Learning Problem Behaviors
132(1)
Representative Behavioral Treatment Approaches
133(6)
The Effectiveness of Behavioral Strategies
139(1)
Summary
140(1)
Discussion Questions
140(1)
Learning Experiences
141(1)
Recommended Readings
141(1)
Psychotherapy and the Person in Need
142(19)
Psychoanalysis
144(3)
Rogers's Client-Centered Therapy
147(2)
Transactional Analysis and Gestalt Therapy
149(3)
Prescriptive Psychotherapy
152(2)
Some Ethnocultural Issues and Psychotherapists
153(1)
Structural Variations of the Psychotherapeutic Approaches
154(3)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Psychotherapeutic Approaches
157(1)
Summary
158(1)
Discussion Questions
159(1)
Learning Experiences
159(1)
Endnotes
160(1)
Recommended Readings
160(1)
Integrating Contemporary Strategies, Personal Relationship Skills, and the Supervisory Process
161(25)
Using Contemporary Strategies
162(9)
Using Personal Relationship Skills
171(10)
Cross-Cultural Communication Barriers and Strategies for Breaking Through
177(4)
Who Helps the Helper? Supervision and Teamwork
181(2)
Summary
183(1)
Discussion Questions
184(1)
Learning Experiences
184(1)
Recommended Readings
185(1)
PART IV Human Services and Psychosocial Change Agentry
Problem Assessment, Planning, Brokering
186(13)
Typical Problems Seen by Human Service Workers
186(3)
The Need for Assessment
189(1)
Principles of Triage
189(4)
Client Care Data
193(4)
Summary
197(1)
Discussion Questions
198(1)
Learning Experiences
198(1)
Recommended Readings
198(1)
Case Management: Cornerstone for Human Services
199(21)
Approaches to Case Management
201(10)
Case Management in a Variety of Settings
211(3)
Issues in Case Management
214(4)
That Other Kind of Case Management
215(3)
Summary
218(1)
Discussion Questions
219(1)
Learning Experiences
219(1)
Recommended Readings
219(1)
Crisis Intervention
220(22)
Understanding Crisis States
221(3)
Signs of Crisis States
224(1)
The Crisis of Major Disasters
225(4)
Differences in Children and Adolescent Responses to Disaters by General Age Group
228(1)
Common Crisis Situations
229(3)
Intervening in the Crisis
232(5)
Desirable Characteristics, Skills, and Abilities of Crisis Workers
232(2)
Myths about Suicide
234(3)
Crisis Intervention for the Crisis Worker
237(1)
The Goal and Setting of Crisis Intervention
238(1)
Summary
238(2)
Discussion Questions
240(1)
Learning Experiences
240(1)
Endnotes
240(1)
Recommended Readings
241(1)
Culturally Favored Approaches: Indigenous Workers, Peer Therapy, Parahelpers, and Mutual Self-Help
242(22)
Indigenous Workers
243(2)
Peer Therapy
245(5)
Parahelpers
250(2)
Mutual Help Groups
252(9)
Traditional Cultural Helpers and Human Services
253(8)
Mutual Help Groups and the Human Service Worker
261(1)
Summary
261(1)
Discussion Questions
262(1)
Learning Experiences
262(1)
Endnotes
263(1)
Recommended Readings
263(1)
Social Intervention: Prevention through Environmental Change
264(29)
Prevention in Human Services
266(1)
Limited Social Interventions
267(14)
The Ethnic Agency
270(11)
Comprehensive Social Intervention
281(6)
Human Services and Social Advocacy
287(3)
Summary
290(1)
Discussion Questions
291(1)
Learning Experiences
292(1)
Endnotes
292(1)
Recommended Readings
292(1)
Social Control, Human Rights, Ethics, and the Law
293(14)
A Lack of Cultural Sensitivity?
294(1)
The Therapeutic State
295(1)
Human Rights Issues and Human Services
296(5)
Ethical Standards for Human Service Workers
301(4)
Summary
305(1)
Discussion Questions
306(1)
Learning Experiences
306(1)
Recommended Readings
306(1)
Glossary 307(6)
References 313(16)
Index 329


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