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What Is Human Services?
Human services in the U.S. has come to mean the organized _activities_ that help people in
the areas of health, mental health, criminal justice, recreation, education, & related fields.
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The Human Services Worker
This discussion begins with the notion that _ knowledge alone is not sufficient for
effective helping. You may have been great at rote and mechanical learning in high
school, and so far, it
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Human Services: Theoretical Perspectives
In the world of science, a theory is a broad explanation of a phenomenon phenomena that is
testable, falsifiable and has multiple lines of evidence.
Theories are part of the S
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Prevention is a _-_ process, whereas treatment is a more immediate
procedure. Other approaches are needed if society hopes to successfully cope with the
increasing number of individuals who are _. One such a
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Careers in Human Services
How Do I Know What Field to Pursue?
1. God is a mean Taskmaster. No He is not. He will guide you and orchestrate direction to
2. There is only one _ and career. No. God w
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Human Services History
Who is responsible for helping the _ within a society? The family? Religious
organizations? The government? People debate this.
_ _ He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord; and th
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Social Policy: Introduction
Social policy is an _ topic in human services. Without an understanding of
social policy, the human services worker cannot appreciate the significant impact it has on
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Human Services: Groups In Need
Current public opinion, availability of funding, and political climate determine which groups
may be relatively favored at a particular time.
Historically, the economically poor, senior