hsm210 | undergraduate
Human Services In The United States
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Theoretical Perspectives and Social Policy
- Identify theories related to human services.
- Identify the various factors that affect the delivery of human services.
Careers in Human Services
- Discuss human services career trends.
- Summarize the current state of affairs for human service organizations.
Historical Evolution and Current Services
- Explain the evolution of human services in the United States.
- Describe major demographic trends that affect the delivery of human services.
Role of Human Services in Meeting Needs
- Compare and contrast how various human service organizations attempt to meet human needs.
- Assess the impact of contemporary problems on human service needs.
Social Policy and Government Regulations
- Differentiate between public and private organizations in the human service industry.
- Describe the influence of government regulations on social policy and human services.
- Describe the strategies human service workers employ to promote community programs and services.
- Explain the significance of current issues affecting human service workers and communities.
- Recognize deceptive arguments in current human service policies.
- Describe the three levels of prevention used in human services: primary, secondary, and tertiary.
- Interpret obstacles to the implementation of prevention programs.
Characteristics of the Human Services Worker
- Identify the characteristics necessary for success in human service professions.
- Determine strategies for effective communication with diverse groups.
Values and Ethical Issues in the Delivery of Human Services
- Identify the moral and religious issues affecting the delivery of human services.
- Recognize the connection between economics and ethical decision making.
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