hs205 | undergraduate

Human Service Helping Process And Self-care

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This course overviews the foundations of Human Services as the field applies to community assistance and support. Students will identify the skills necessary to help people. Emphasis will be placed on developing healthy relationships with clients, identifying client needs and improving helping skills. Students will also examine techniques of self-care and support for the human service worker. These topics will include crisis and shock techniques, stress management, and internalization prevention of the human service professionals.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Improving Social Functioning

    • Describe barriers that inhibit rapport building.
    • Analyze strategies that develop positive relationships.
    • Discuss the importance of motivating and mentoring clients and demonstrate how this aids in client success.
    • Identify skills, techniques, and tools necessary to facilitate meaningful communication with clients.

    Understanding Ethical Principles in Human Services

    • Examine the importance of understanding ethnic populations.
    • Discuss client confidentiality and professional and ethical boundaries.
    • Apply interventions which could empower vulnerable populations.
    • Discuss how current laws impact the delivery of client services.

    Essentials of Intervention and Treatment Process

    • Explain the benefits and implications to behavioral interventions.
    • Identify elements necessary to develop an effective individualized care plan.
    • Discuss how identifying needs is paramount prior to linkage.
    • Identify approaches to effective problem solving.

    Self-Care and Resource Management

    • Discuss the importance of self-care in human services.
    • Identify causes of burnout within the human services field.
    • Analyze methods to encourage self-care which can aid managing stress.
    • Discuss self-care resources and strategies available for the human services professionals.

    The Human Services Profession

    • Identify historical events and societal trends which impact human services.
    • Discuss how these trends affect human service delivery.
    • Analyze various populations served by human services.
    • Describe human development theories.
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