9780205520985

Human Services: Concepts and Intervention Strategies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205520985

  • ISBN10:

    0205520987

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

<>The Tenth Edition of this trend-setting book offers a comprehensive introduction to the field of human services, with an emphasis on practical application, and increased coverage of multicultural issues. It 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.

Table of Contents

Preface
Orientation and Perspective
Human Services: A New Direction
What Is a Human Services Worker? Multiple Views
Typical Employment Titles for Human Service Workers
Current Conceptions of Human Services Systems
ldquo;There She Lies, the Great Melting Potrdquo;
Social Policy and Human Services
Summary
Discussion Questions
Learning Experiences
Endnote
Recommended Readings
Internet Sites
A History of Helping
The Dark Past of Helping
Social Welfare: Toward a Community Approach
A History of Prejudice
Summary
Discussion Questions
Learning Experiences
Endnote
Recommended Readings
Internet Sites
Human Services: Defining Roles, Problems, and Boundaries
Human Service Workers: Agents of Change
Human Services: A New Profession
Role Functions of the Human Service Worker
Human Service Workers: What They Really Do
Human Service Workers in a Multicultural Society
Competence and Credentialing
Summary
Discussion Questions
Learning Experiences
Endnotes
Recommended Readings
Internet Sites
Human Services: Identifying Problems and Causes
Identifying Problems
Theoretical Causes of Problem Behavior
An Ecological Synthesis: The Life Matrix
Summary
Discussion Questions
Learning Experiences
Recommended Readings
Internet Sites
Human Services Boundaries: Special Populations, Special Systems
Problems and Services for Children and Adolescents
Cultural Diversity in the Workplace
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