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Theory, Practice, and Trends in Human Services : An Introduction to an Emerging Profession

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9780534357269

ISBN10:
0534357261
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Pub. Date:
8/6/1999
Publisher(s):
Brooks Cole
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Summary

This easy-to-understand, comprehensive overview of human services distinguishes itself from other texts through its experiential emphasis, unique use of personal vignettes, presentation of systems theory, and focus on the development of the helper. Other important topics such as history of the field, typical interventions, and multicultural awareness are also covered.

Table of Contents

Defining The Human Service Professional
1(30)
Identifying the Human Service Professional
3(3)
Other Mental Health Professionals
6(1)
Professional Associations in the Human Services and Related Fields
7(3)
Charcteristics of the Effective Human Service Worker
10(5)
Personality Development of the Effective Helper
15(4)
Acquiring the Characteristics of the Effective Helper: A Values Clarification Approach
19(3)
Ethical, Professional, and Legal Issues: Knowing Who We Are and Our Relationship to other Professional Groups
22(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional: Willing to Meet the Challenge
22(1)
Summary
22(1)
Experiential Exercises
23(8)
The Human Service Profession: History and Standards
31(30)
History
32(12)
The Human Service Professional Today: A Generalist:
44(1)
Standards in the Profession
44(8)
Ethical and Professional Issues: Competence and Qualification as a Professional
52(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Worker: Professionally Committed, Ethically Assured
53(1)
Summary
53(1)
Experiential Exercises
54(7)
Theoretical Approaches To Human Service Work
61(31)
Counseling or Psychotherapy
62(1)
Individual versus Systems Approach to Clients
63(1)
Why Have a Theory?
64(2)
Major Theoretical Orientations
66(11)
Cross-Theoretical Approaches
77(4)
Ethical and Professional Issues
81(2)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional: Committed to a Counseling Approach and Willing to Change
83(1)
Summary
84(1)
Experiential Exercises
85(7)
The Helping Interview: Skills, Process, and Case Management
92(33)
Creating the Helping Environment
94(1)
Counseling Techniques
95(12)
Problem Solving and the Structure of the Interview
107(2)
Case Management
109(3)
Ethical and Professional Issues
112(2)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional: Looking for Feedbaack from Others
114(1)
Summary
115(1)
Experiential Exercises
115(10)
The Development of the Person
125(30)
Defining Development
126(1)
Child Development
127(6)
Personality Development
133(6)
Life Span Development Theories
139(5)
Counseling across the Life Span
144(1)
Comparison of Developmental Models
144(1)
Normal and Abnormal Development:
144(3)
Ethical and Professional Issues: Abnormal Behavior and Mental Illness---Myth or Fact?
147(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional: Constantly Changing, Constantly Examining
148(1)
Summary
149(1)
Experiential Exercises
150(5)
Systems: What are They, and How Do We Work With Them?
155(31)
General Systems Theory
157(2)
Family Systems
159(4)
Group Systems
163(8)
Community Systems
171(3)
Ethical and Professional Issues
174(3)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Worker: Using a Systems Approach in Understanding the Complexity of Interrelationships
177(1)
Summary
177(2)
Experiential Exercises
179(7)
The Human Service Professional In A Pluralistic Society
186(31)
Cultural Diversity in the United States and throughout the World
188(2)
The Changing Face of America
190(1)
Defining Multicultural Counseling
191(1)
Some Definitions
192(5)
Political Correctness, or Oh My God, What Do I Call Him or Her?
197(1)
The Need for Multicultural Awareness
198(6)
The Helping Relationship and Cultural Diversity
204(5)
Ethical and Professional Issues: The Culturally Diverse Client's Right to Dignity, Respect, and Understanding
209(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional Open to the Continual Development of a Multicultural Perspective
210(1)
Summary
210(1)
Experiential Exercises
211(6)
Research Program Evaluation, And Testing
217(32)
Research
219(10)
Program Evaluation
229(3)
Testing
232(8)
Ethical and Professional Issues
240(2)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional: Understanding the Changing Face of Research, Program Evaluation, and Testing
242(1)
Summary
242(2)
Experiential Exercises
244(5)
The Human Service Professional and The World Of Work
249(25)
Some Definitions
251(1)
The Importance of Career Development
252(1)
A Little Bit of History
253(1)
Models of Career Development
254(6)
The Use of Informational Systems in Career Development
260(4)
Helping Clients Choose a Career
264(1)
Ethical and Professional Issues: Optimizing Career Options---Being All that You Can Be
265(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional: Viewing Career Choice as a Life Span Process
266(1)
Summary
266(1)
Experiential Exercises
267(7)
A Look To The Future: Trends In The Function And Roles Of The Human Service Professional
274(71)
Recent Trends in Working with Clients: Increased Focus on Special Populations
276(12)
The Use of Technology in Human Service Work
288(1)
Primary Prevention
289(1)
Managed Health Care
290(1)
A Developmental Emphasis in the Human Services
291(1)
Increased Emphasis on Consumerism and Advocacy
291(1)
Increased Focus on Multicultural Issues
292(1)
Increased Emphasis on Standards in the Profession
293(2)
Your Future in the Human Services
295(7)
Stress, Cynicism, and Burnout in the Human Services
302(1)
Ethical and Professional Issues: Continuing Education
303(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Worker: Anxious about Change, Desirous of Change, Hopeful about the Future
304(1)
Summary
304(1)
Experiential Exercises
305(8)
APPENDIXES
Appendix A: Ethical Standards of Human Service Professionals
313(6)
Appendix B: Council For Standards in Human Service Education: Summary Information Sheet
319(2)
Appendix C: Council for Standards in Human Service Education: National Standards for Human Service Worker Education and Training Programs
321(3)
Appendix D: A Brief History of Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in the United States
324(10)
Appendix E: Proposed Cross-Cultural Competencies and Objectives (AMCD)
334(3)
Appendix F: Understanding Your Holland Code
337(3)
Appendix G: Internet Addresses
340(5)
Glossary 345(23)
References 368(22)
Index 390


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