An Introduction to Human Services

An Introduction to Human Services


  • Release: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 320 page
  • ISBN: 9781133170938
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The best-selling AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES, 7e delivers a uniquely practical and comprehensive introduction to the human service profession. Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience as practitioners, educators, and researchers, the text defines human services, reviews the historical development of the field, provides a practical overview of the profession, and emphasizes the skills needed to succeed as a human services practitioner. The text provides a solid grounding in such fundamental concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, and empowering clients. Every chapter includes detailed case studies to highlight the practical applications of key concepts and prepare students to effectively address issues they are likely to encounter as helping professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to Human Services

An Introduction to Human Services


  • Release: 2019-01-31
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 336 page
  • ISBN: 1337567175
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AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES, 9th Edition, offers a uniquely practical and comprehensive introduction to the human services profession. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience, the text defines human services, reviews the historical development of advocacy, examines service delivery models and processes, and emphasizes the skills needed to succeed as a practitioner. Students gain a solid grounding in serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, and empowering clients. Detailed case studies highlight the practical applications of key concepts and prepare students to address issues they're likely to encounter. This edition reflects the changing world of human services, the clients that human service professionals serve, and the cultural dimensions of human services and clients. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to the Human Services

An Introduction to the Human Services


  • Release: 2014-01-07
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 336 page
  • ISBN: 9781305142848
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The eighth edition of best-selling AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES offers a uniquely practical and comprehensive introduction to the human services profession. Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience as practitioners, educators, and researchers, the text defines human services, reviews the historical development of the field, provides a practical overview of the profession, and emphasizes the skills needed to succeed as a human services practitioner. The book provides a solid grounding in such fundamental concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, and empowering clients. Every chapter includes detailed case studies to highlight the practical applications of key concepts and prepare students to effectively address issues they are likely to encounter as helping professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Human Services

Introduction to Human Services


  • Release: 2011-07
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 640 page
  • ISBN: 0205060560
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This package contains the following components: -0205541542: MyHelpingLab with Pearson eText -0205838855: Introduction to Human Services: Policy and Practice, An

An Introduction to Human Services

An Introduction to Human Services


  • Release: 2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 398 page
  • ISBN: PSU:000047410909
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Woodside and McClam's text provides a solid introduction to the profession of human services. It provides a historical context of the field as well as a practical overview of the profession and the skills needed to succeed as a human services worker. Readers explore such concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, training generalists, and empowering clients.

Introduction to Human Services

Introduction to Human Services


  • Release: 2013-02-28
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 408 page
  • ISBN: 9780205958252
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Provides readers with an understanding of the Human Services Profession. Introduction to Human Services: Through the Eyes of Practice Settings, 3/e explores human services through the lens of the most common practice settings where human service professionals work. This title also provides information about social problems within a socio-political context allowing readers to think about ways in which culture and ideology influence people’s perspectives. Standards for Excellence series -- Each chapter highlights the national standards set by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE). Critical thinking questions throughout reinforces this integration. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand the issues pertinent to human services from new perspectives. Challenge the status quo of human services. Recognize their own stereotypical thinking that may create barriers to becoming effective helpers.

An Introduction to Human Services  Values  Methods  and Populations Served

An Introduction to Human Services Values Methods and Populations Served


  • Release: 2006-07-20
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 364 page
  • ISBN: 9781285947792
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Become an effective helper with AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES: VALUES, METHODS, AND POPULATIONS SERVED! A “must read” for human services workers, students, and volunteers, this concise guide introduces you to the necessary basic skills needed to effectively support and guide persons who need assistance from social services systems. Topics include helping persons living with HIV, working with persons with mental illness, and taking care of oneself. Case studies in each chapter illustrate the helping techniques and difficulties that may arise and exercises help you grasp the techniques presented in the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Theory  Practice  and Trends in Human Services

Theory Practice and Trends in Human Services


  • Release: 2012-02-17
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 416 page
  • ISBN: 9781133713814
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Neukrug’s easy-to-understand text addresses critical topics in Human Services, thereby providing students with a comprehensive overview of the field. The book addresses the field’s history, theory, helping skills, and professional standards, as well as techniques for working in group counseling, family counseling, and community systems. Neukrug also addresses research, evaluation, assessment, normal and abnormal human development, career issues, and multicultural awareness, all of which figure prominently into the knowledge and skill base that informs the human services worker’s daily responsibilities. The book is further distinguished by its experiential emphasis, unique use of personal vignettes, and focus on the development of the helper. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Human Services in Contemporary America

Human Services in Contemporary America


  • Release: 2017-04-12
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 384 page
  • ISBN: 9781337515795
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Reflecting the latest policies and practices, HUMAN SERVICES IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICA, 10th Edition delivers a thorough examination of human services -- providing students with an insightful, realistic portrayal of the field. Using a unique multidisciplinary approach, the book offers a complete overview of the helping field, its available programs, and the practical skills workers can employ. It also illustrates how recent governmental policy shifts affect the way human services professionals work. The text is renowned for the way it presents the history and practice of human services through the lens of a social problems and policy perspective. Throughout, the author helps readers understand how social, economic, and political issues affect human service workers as well as the people they serve. Practical and relevant, the text is packed with captivating examples of human services work across the country and offers insightful information on selected careers within the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.