hsm280 | undergraduate
Technologies In Human Service Organizations
This undergraduate-level course is 9 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Technology Development for the Established Organization
- Reconcile technology wishes with what is necessary and affordable.
- Develop an effective technology plan.
- Identify computer hardware and software.
- Review the components of an effective technology plan.
- Recognize barriers to effective use of technology.
Technology Development for the Beginning Organization
- Identify alternative funding sources to supplement organizational budgets.
- Determine a list of technology projects appropriate for beginning organizations.
- Define the minimum hardware and software requirements within budget parameters.
Computer Specifics for Human Service Organizations
- Evaluate the range of software programs available to human service organizations.
- Discuss the use of electronic resources to accommodate staff members with special needs.
- Recognize how a Web site can benefit the organization.
- Compare and contrast various human service organizations’ Web sites.
- Summarize internal and external threats to computer system security.
- Identify ways to prevent theft of sensitive information.
- Choose an effective computer security program.
- Discuss options for organizational technical support.
- Summarize the steps for hiring technical support consultants.
- Determine your technical support needs.
Hiring Volunteers and Technical Staff
- Discuss strategies to support effective volunteerism.
- Determine the ideal qualifications for technical support applicants.
Training Volunteers and Staff
- Identify strategies to effectively train staff in technology usage.
- Select appropriate technical trainers.
Directing Technical Volunteers and Staff
- Summarize the technical responsibilities of all staff members in an organization.
- Compare and contrast technology introduction, implementation, and protection for human service organizations.
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