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Information Systems and Technology in Human Services


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Course level: Upper Division

This course provides the foundation for appropriate integration and use of information management systems crucial to the delivery of human services. Skills developed include methods of obtaining, organizing, analyzing, evaluating, maintaining, and disseminating information. Domains addressed in the course involve the application of confidentiality guidelines and the appropriate use of client data, utilizing technology to assist in conducting needs assessments and basic program evaluation, and accessing research literature for advocacy and education initiatives. Basic computer skills such as word processing and the use of spreadsheets for maintaining a database are addressed along with a survey of assistive technology available for a range of special needs populations.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Information Technology in Human Services

The Use of Administrative Applications in Human Services Delivery

Linking Clients to Technology

Assistive Technology for Special Needs Populations

Security, Privacy, Legal, and Ethical Concerns in Technology


Why take courses at University of Phoenix

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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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