Author : Simon Slavin
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Psychology Press
ISBN : 0866563431
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Featuring pragmatic guidelines for all administrators and practitioners in the social services, this book presents both theory and case materials to give the student of social administration a textured understanding of the social agency and its dilemmas and walks the student through the very practical daily problems and challenges. Published in two parts: Volume 1: An Introduction to Human Services Management Volume 2: Managing Finances, Personnel, and Information in Human Services

Author : Marianne Woodside
Genre : Human services
Publisher : Brooks Cole
ISBN : UOM:39015039924595
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This revision of Woodside and McClam's highly successful text continues to provide a solid introduction to the profession of human services. Readers explore such concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, training generalists, and empowering clients. Intended to be introductory rather than encyclopedic, the book presents basic information and includes brief case studies, primary source material, and suggested readings that encourage students to use other books, electronic materials, and media resources to enrich their knowledge of the introductory course content.

Author : Sharleen L. Kato
Genre :
Publisher : Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher
ISBN : 164564796X
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File Download : 560 page

As the only text of its kind on the market, Principles of Human Services is an overview designed to help the human services workers of tomorrow explore the rewards and responsibilities of potential careers in a variety of human services. Coverage includes a comprehensive introduction to five human services pathways along with the rewards, demands, and trends associated with the various careers. The pathways include consumer services, personal care services, family and community services, counseling and mental health services, and early childhood development and services. Additionally, human services-related careers in food and nutrition, clothing, and housing and interior design are included. Throughout this text, students will examine all aspects of best practices vital to human services professions. They will develop an understanding of the aptitudes, attitudes, and skills; education and training; and specialized knowledge needed to succeed in a wide variety of human services careers. Likewise, students will also discover which careers are expected to experience growth in the future. By studying this text, workers of tomorrow will delve deeper into the world of the human services profession. All chapters include the following distinct features with built-in opportunities for discussion, higher-order thinking, and collaborative learning: Career Spotlight features offer students a closer look at human services careers from the perspective of professionals in the field. Pathway to Success activities provide hands-on opportunities for students to build skills and learn best practices they can apply now in their everyday lives and in their future careers. Case Studies engage students with real-life scenarios and encourage them to dig deeper through follow-up questions for class discussion. Principles of Human Services is a contemporary approach to concepts important for success in today's human services workplace. As students prepare for college and a career in one of many human services, the knowledge and skills they gain from this text will help jump-start their future careers.

Author : Robert P. Scheurell
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : University Press of Amer
ISBN : UCAL:B3612178
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This book asserts that human services in general and social work are highly interdependent and related to society's institutions and other human service professions. To understand social work as a profession, one needs to see where it interacts with other professions in the delivery of social services within the same social network.

Author : Michelle E. Martin
Genre : Political Science
Publisher : Pearson College Division
ISBN : 0205848052
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Provides readers with an understanding of the Human Services Profession. Introduction to Human Services: Through the Eyes of Practice Settings, 3e explores human services through the lens of the most common practice settings where human service professionals work. This title also provides information about social problems within a socio-political context allowing readers to think about ways in which culture and ideology influence people's perspectives. Standards for Excellence series -- Each chapter highlights the national standards set by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE). Critical thinking questions throughout reinforces this integration. MySearchLab.com activities enhance the understanding and mastery of CSHSE's national standards. This title is available in a variety of formats -- digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand the issues pertinent to human services from new perspectives. Challenge the status quo of human services. Recognize their own stereotypical thinking that may create barriers to becoming effective helpers. 0205922414 / 9780205922413 Introduction to Human Services: Through the Eyes of Practice Settings Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205848052 / 9780205848058 Introduction to Human Services: Through the Eyes of Practice Settings

Author : Marianne Woodside
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : SAGE Publications
ISBN : 9781483377834
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The Human Services Internship Experience: Helping Students Find Their Way aims to help students in field-based courses bridge theory and practice during their internships. The goal is to show students how to apply their academic work in a real-world setting and to confirm and expand their identity as human service professionals.

Author : Edward S. Neukrug
Genre : Medical
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 0840028563
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Neukrug's easy-to-understand text addresses critical topics in Human Services, thereby providing students with a comprehensive overview of the field. The book addresses the field's history, theory, helping skills, and professional standards, as well as techniques for working in group counseling, family counseling, and community systems. Neukrug also addresses research, evaluation, assessment, normal and abnormal human development, career issues, and multicultural awareness, all of which figure prominently into the knowledge and skill base that informs the human services worker's daily responsibilities. The book is further distinguished by its experiential emphasis, unique use of personal vignettes, and focus on the development of the helper. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author : Hugh McLaughlin
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Routledge
ISBN : 9780429781582
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Worldwide, there has been a growth in service user involvement in education and research in recent years. This handbook is the first book which identifies what is happening in different regions of the world to provide different countries and client groups with the opportunity to learn from each other. The book is divided into five sections: Section One examines service user involvement in context exploring theoretical issues which underpin service user involvement. In Section Two we focus on the state of service user involvement in human services education and research across the globe including examples of innovative practice, but also identifying examples of where it is not happening and why. Section Three offers more detailed examination of such involvement in a wide range of professional education learning settings. Section Four focuses on the involvement of service users in research involving a wide range of service user groups and situations. Lastly, Section Five explores future challenges for education and research to ensure involvement remains meaningful. The book includes forty-eight chapters, including seventeen case-studies, from all regions of the world, this is the first book to both highlight the subject’s methodological and theoretical issues and give practical examples in education and research for those wishing to engage in this field. It will be of interest to all service users, scholars and students of social work, nursing, occupational therapy, and other human service subjects.

Author : S. Richard. Sauber
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Columbia University Press
ISBN : 0231513429
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The Human Services Delivery System

Author : Simon Slavin
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : CRC Press
ISBN : 078900108X
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File Download : 484 page

Featuring new and updated information on computer technologies, including networking and using the Internet as a necessary tool for professionals, Human Services Technology: Understanding, Designing, and Implementing Computer and Internet Applications in the Social Services will help individual human service professionals and agencies understand, design, implement, and manage computer and Internet applications. Combining several relevant fields, this informative guide provides you with the knowledge to effectively collect, store, manipulate, and communicate information to better serve clients and successfully manage human service agencies. Human Services Technology explains basic technological terms and gives you the history of technology uses before you explore other areas of Information Technology (IT). This essential guide will also improve your ability to find and understand recent research and information on important topics. Human Services Technology will expand your technical know-how and help you better serve clients by offering you proven methods and explanations, such as: describing terms--such as hardware, networking, and telecommunications--with easy-to-understand analogies and examples using IT applications to support social policies, improve service coordination among agencies, efficiently manage agencies in order to save time, support workers’decision making with information, and assist clients solving the problems that internal and external issues cause when determining IT needs, such as working with federal reporting requirements understanding and dealing with the 10 most critical IT issues for management Containing dozens of graphs, tables, and figures, this knowledgeable book will help you with any IT problem you encounter. Symbols by certain subjects in the book indicate that you can find more information and references on that issue through links on the book?s accompanying Web site. Human Services Technology will enable you to thoroughly understand and use IT to help you offer improved services to clients and manage agencies with increased efficiency and effectiveness.