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Theory, Practice, and Trends in Human Services : An Introduction

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9780534533847

ISBN10:
0534533841
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Pub. Date:
4/28/2003
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Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

1. Defining the Human Service Professional. 2. The Human Service Profession: History and Standards. 3. Theoretical Approaches to Human Service Work. 4. The Helping Interview: Skills, Process, and Case Management. 5. Development of the Person. 6. Systems: What Are They, and How Do We Work with Them. 7. The Human Service Professional in a Pluralistic Society. 8. Research, Program Evaluation, and Testing. 9. The Human Service Professional and the World of Work. 10. A Look to the Future: Trends in the Function and Roles of the Human Service Professional.

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 Human Services and Related Fields
7(3)
Characteristics of the Effective Human Service Professional
10(5)
Personality Development of the Effective Helper
15(5)
Acquiring the Characteristics of the Effective Helper
20(2)
Ethical, Professional, and Legal Issues
22(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional
22(1)
Summary
23(1)
Experiential Exercises
24(7)
The Human Service Profession: History and Standards
31(30)
History
32(13)
Standards in the Profession
45(8)
Ethical, Professional, And Legal Issues
53(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional
53(1)
Summary
54(1)
Experiential Exercises
55(6)
Theoretical Approaches to Human Service Work
61(33)
Counseling or Psychotherapy?
62(1)
Individual versus Systems Approach to Clients
63(1)
Why Have a Theory?
64(3)
Major Theoretical Orientations
67(11)
Cross-Theoretical Approaches
78(3)
Ethical and Professional Issues
81(3)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional
84(1)
Summary
84(2)
Experiential Exercises
86(8)
The Helping Interview: Skills, Process, and Case Management
94(33)
Creating the Helping Environment
96(1)
Counseling Techniques
97(12)
Problem Solving and the Structure of the Interview
109(2)
Case Management
111(3)
Ethical and Professional Issues
114(3)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional
117(1)
Summary
117(1)
Experiential Exercises
118(9)
Development of the Person
127(30)
Defining Development
128(1)
Child Development
129(3)
Moral Development
132(3)
Personality Development
135(6)
Life-Span Development Theories
141(5)
Counseling across the Life Span
146(1)
Comparison of Developmental Models
146(1)
Normal and Abnormal Development
146(3)
Ethical and Professional Issues
149(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional
150(1)
Summary
151(1)
Experiential Exercises
152(5)
Systems: What are They, and How do we Work with Them?
157(31)
General Systems Theory
159(1)
Family Systems
160(5)
Group Systems
165(8)
Community Systems and Social Change
173(3)
Ethical and Professional Issues
176(3)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional
179(1)
Summary
179(2)
Experiential Exercises
181(7)
Human Service Professionals in a Pluralistic Society
188(37)
Cultural Diversity in the United States and the World
190(2)
The Changing Face of America
192(1)
Defining Multicultural Counseling
193(5)
Political Correctness, or Oh My God, What Do I Call Him or Her?
198(2)
The Need for Multicultural Awareness
200(4)
The Helping Relationship and Cultural Diversity
204(2)
Practical Suggestions for Working with a Culturally Different Client
206(9)
Counseling the Culturally Different
215(2)
Ethical and Professional Issues
217(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional
217(1)
Summary
218(1)
Experiential Exercises
219(6)
Research, Program Evaluation, and Testing
225(32)
Research
227(11)
Program Evaluation
238(2)
Testing
240(9)
Ethical and Professional Issues
249(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional
250(1)
Summary
251(1)
Experiential Exercises
252(5)
The Human Service Professional and the World of Work
257(24)
Some Definitions
259(1)
The Importance of Career Development
260(1)
A Little Bit of History
260(2)
Models of Career Development
262(5)
The Use of Informational Systems in Career Development
267(4)
Choosing a Career in the Human Service Profession
271(2)
Ethical and Professional Issues
273(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional
274(1)
Summary
274(1)
Experiential Exercises
275(6)
A Look to the Future: Trends in the Function and Roles of the Human Service Professional
281(56)
Trends in Client Populations
283(7)
Technology and Human Service Work
290(1)
Standards in the Profession
291(2)
A Developmental and Primary Prevention Emphasis
293(1)
Managed Health Care
293(1)
Medical Breakthroughs and Mental Health
294(1)
Increased Focus on Multicultural Issues
295(1)
Stress, Cynicism, and Burnout: Understanding and Combating It
295(3)
Your Future in Human Services
298(6)
Ethical and Professional Issues
304(1)
The Developmentally Mature Human Service Professional
304(1)
Summary
305(1)
Experiential Exercises
306(9)
APPENDIXES
Appendix A: Select Web Sites of Organizations
315(2)
Appendix B: Ethical Standards of Human Service Professionals
317(8)
Appendix C: Overview of the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE)
325(2)
Appendix D: Overview and Summary of Accreditation Standards
327(4)
Appendix E: Global Assessment of Functioning Scale
331(2)
Appendix F: Understanding Your Holland Code
333(4)
Glossary 337(26)
References 363(24)
Credits 387(2)
Index 389


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