Human Services : Concepts and Intervention Strategies

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-01-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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The Ninth Edition of this trend-setting text offers a comprehensive introduction to the field of human services, with an emphasis on practical application, and increased coverage of multicultural issues. Human Services: Concepts and Intervention Strategies 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

Prefacep. xi
Orientation and Perspective
Human Services: A New Directionp. 1
A History of Helpingp. 17
Human Services: Defining Roles, Problems, and Boundaries
Human Service Workers: Agents of Changep. 33
Human Services: Identifying Problems and Causesp. 57
Human Services Boundaries: Special Populations, Special Systemsp. 78
Contemporary Strategies
Medical and Psychiatric Approaches and the Person in Needp. 109
Behavioral Approaches and the Person in Needp. 123
Psychotherapeutic Approaches and the Person in Needp. 138
Integrating Contemporary Strategies, Personal Relationship Skills, and the Supervisory Processp. 153
Human Services and Psychosocial Change Agentry
Problem Assessment, Planning, and Brokeringp. 178
Inspiring Change in Human Services Clientsp. 192
Case Management: The Cornerstone for Human Servicesp. 210
Crisis Interventionp. 232
Social Intervention: Prevention through Environmental Changep. 253
Social Control, Human Rights, Ethics, and the Lawp. 291
Glossaryp. 307
Referencesp. 313
Indexp. 333
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