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Delivery of Human Services: Theory and Practice


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Course level: Upper Division

This course facilitates identification of specific human needs and conditions, which are the core of the human services profession, and the range of human service delivery systems that address them. The conditions most often encountered with addictions and chemical dependency, aging populations, crime, mental and physical illnesses, poverty, delinquency and developmental disabilities will be explored in depth. On completion of this course students will demonstrate knowledge of theory and skills necessary for employing the major models of human service delivery at individual, group and community levels with attention to global influences effecting social policy and the political and ideological perspectives on human services delivery internationally.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Human Needs

Range of Human Services Delivery

The Human Services Professional

Human Services Social Policy

Human Services Controversies


Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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