bshs465 | undergraduate

Professional Development And Identity

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In this course, students will explore processes for enhancement of self-awareness and the effect of personal style and personality on human service delivery. Students will examine personal values, cultural differences and biases, and individual philosophies and belief systems, and then integrate this understanding of self into the development of an identity as a human service professional. Students will demonstrate strategies for cultivating self-awareness and modeling self-care. Students will investigate the value of membership in supportive professional organizations such as the National Organization for Human Services (NOHS) Students will complete Module 17 of the MHF training. (3 credits).

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

Course details:

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

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    Self-Awareness and Professionalism

    • Describe the relationship between self-awareness and professionalism.
    • Identify strategies for maintaining an appropriate level of self-care.

    Cultural Competency and Treatment Planning

    • Perform a strengths, needs, and cultural assessment.
    • Apply results of a strengths, needs, and cultural assessment to a treatment plan.

    Developing as a Human Services Professional

    • Evaluate strategies for developing as a human service professional.
    • Develop a plan to continuously improve your skills as a human services worker.

    Policy, Legislation, and its Effect on the Human Service Profession

    • Identify current legislation that impacts human services.
    • Evaluate the responsibility of human service professionals in advocacy for change on the local, state, and national level.

    Integrating Human Services Values and Skills

    • Evaluate appropriate interventions for vulnerable populations.
    • Determine strategies for delivering intervention programs for vulnerable populations.
    • Analyze ethical considerations associated with the delivery of intervention programs for vulnerable populations.
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