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I learn what human service was. This course introduces students to the profession of health and human services beginning with the historical evolution of the field and continuing up to modern day. A broad-based view of the purpose, preparation, and theoretical orientation of the profession is stressed including the many types and career settings of human service professions, scope of work, and duties and functions. Basic skills required by health and human service workers are reviewed, in addition to the roles of human service workers in both clinical and non-clinical settings. An introductory examination of orientations, ethics, and skills related to health and human service delivery in diverse practice settings is included.
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Take it . It will help you.Students will learn about the historical foundations of the varying philosophical perspectives relating to social welfare and reform. The student will learn about how these perspectives have influenced the creation of policies and programs that affect the various constituent groups who utilize social welfare programs. The assignments will help them to gain a greater understanding of the changing nature of social welfare policy and how this leads to the interplay between public sentiment and new policy development and programs. Through the various assignments, students will also examine the values, attitudes, skills and knowledge base of a human service worker. Students of human services will be introduced to many of the legal and ethical issues that they may encounter.