An Overview Of The Human Services by Kristi KanelAn Overview Of The Human Services by Kristi Kanel

An Overview Of The Human Services

byKristi Kanel, Melanie Horn-mallers

Paperback | January 1, 2015

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This practical, easy-to-read guide provides a nuts-and-bolts overview of the field as well as a glimpse of what readers can expect when working in human services. Because the field encompasses many career opportunities, skills, and client populations, this text also helps readers decide which specialty is right for them. AN OVERVIEW OF THE HUMAN SERVICES, 2nd Edition, provides a look at human services agencies, jobs, workers, and populations served; a clear analysis of the major theories of causality; and helpful special chapters on such important topics as ethics and stress management. It also prepares readers for a future in human services by challenging them to become active learners via self-reflection, case studies, real-world scenarios, applied and experiential activities, and inventories.
Title:An Overview Of The Human ServicesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 7.3 × 0.6 inPublished:January 1, 2015Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1285465105

ISBN - 13:9781285465104


Table of Contents

1. Human Services: Foundational Concepts and Historical Background.2. Modern Day Human Services: Policies and Programs, Interventions, and Demographic Considerations.3. Ethical and Multicultural Issues in the Human Services.4. Human Service Workers.5. Basic Counseling Skills, Personal Characteristics of Human Service Workers, and Theoretical Approaches to Counseling.6. Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention, PTSD, Community Disasters and Trauma Response, and Military Trauma.7. Human Service Populations.8. Mental Illness, Poverty, Disabilities, Crime/Violence, Substance Abuse.9. Interpersonal Partner Abuse, Sexual Assault, HIV/AIDS, and LGBT Issues.10. Stress Management.11. Case Management.12. Macro-level Practice.13. Leadership and Organizational Structure.