Introduction To Human Services: Through The Eyes Of Practice Settings by Michelle E. MartinIntroduction To Human Services: Through The Eyes Of Practice Settings by Michelle E. Martin

Introduction To Human Services: Through The Eyes Of Practice Settings

byMichelle E. Martin

Paperback | March 1, 2017

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This comprehensive introduction looks at the human services profession though the settings where human services work and provides information about social problems within a socio-political context to show how culture and ideology influence people’s perspectives. The foundation of the human services profession is explored by examining educational standards and professional requirements, its roots as a helping profession within the history of social welfare provision, its ethical standards, theoretical underpinnings, and the nature of the generalist practice model. Introduction to Human Services, 4th Edition is updated to include the most current research and information on populations and topics at the forefront of today’s critical issues.

 

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Dr. Michelle Martin is an Assistant Professor in the MSW program at California State University, Fullerton. She has previously taught at DePaul University and Dominican University. Dr. Martin has an MSW from the University of Illinois, Chicago, with an emphasis in school social work, a masters of social science in policy s...
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Title:Introduction To Human Services: Through The Eyes Of Practice SettingsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.9 × 7.9 × 0.7 inPublished:March 1, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter 1: Introduction to Human Services: Purpose, Preparation and Theoretical Orientations

Chapter 2: History and Evolution of Social Welfare Policy

Chapter 3: Ethics and Values in Human Services

Chapter 4: Generalist Skills and Intervention Strategies

Chapter 5: Child Welfare Services

Chapter 6: Adolescent Services

Chapter 7: Gerontology: Human Services with Older Adults

Chapter 8: Mental Health Services

Chapter 9: Homelessness

Chapter 10: Medical, Health Care and Hospice

Chapter 11: Human Services in Public Schools

Chapter 12: Religion, Spirituality and Faith-Based Agencies

Chapter 13: Violence, Victim Advocacy and Corrections

Chapter 14: Rural Human Services

Chapter 15: International Human Services


DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS


Chapter 1: Introduction to Human Services: Purpose, Preparation and Theoretical Orientations

  • What is Human Services?

  • Educational Requirements and Professional Standards

  • Duties and Functions of a Human Service Professional

  • Theoretical Frameworks and Approaches Used in Human Services

Chapter 2: History and Evolution of Social Welfare Policy

  • The Roots of the American Social Welfare System: Poor Care in England

  • The History of Poor Care in Early America

  • The New Deal and Great Society Programs

  • Social Welfare in Contemporary United States

  • Emerging Issues in the Area of Social Justice Reform

  • Contributions of Reformers from Communities of Color

Chapter 3: Ethics and Values in Human Services

  • The Complex Nature of Ethical and Moral Behavior

  • The Nature of Professional Ethical Standards and Codes of Conduct

  • Ethical Standards in Human Services

  • A Focus on Social Justice

Chapter 4: Generalist Skills and Intervention Strategies

  • The Generalist Practice Model

  • Generalist Practice Competencies and Skills

  • Interviewing Skills and Assessment Tools

  • Intervention Strategies for Generalist Practice

  • Macro Practice

Chapter 5: Child Welfare Services

  • The History of Child Welfare in the United States

  • Overview of the Current U.S. Child Welfare System

  • Child Abuse Investigations

  • Working with Children in Placement and their Families

  • Ethnic Minority Populations and Multicultural Considerations

Chapter 6: Adolescent Services

  • Adolescent Behavior as Viewed through a Developmental Lens

  • Common Psychosocial Challenges and Psychological Disorders Diagnosed in Adolescence

  • Practice Settings Specific to Adolescent Treatment

  • Multicultural Considerations

Chapter 7: Gerontology: Human Services with Older Adults

  • The Graying of America

  • Understanding Older Adults from a Developmental Perspective

  • Successful and Active Aging

  • Common Psychosocial and Biological Challenges in Older Adulthood

  • Practice Settings Serving Older Adults

Chapter 8: Mental Health Services

  • The History of Mental Illness: Perceptions and Treatment

  • Serious Mental Illnesses and Mental Disorders

  • Common Mental Health Practice Settings

  • Military Personnel and Veterans

  • Multicultural Considerations

Chapter 9: Homelessness

  • The Current State of Homelessness in the United States

  • Perceptions of the Poor

  • Populations At Risk for Becoming Homeless

  • Common Practice Settings Serving Homeless Populations

Chapter 10: Medical, Health Care and Hospice

  • Human Services in Medical and Other Health Care Settings

  • Working with the HIV/AIDS Spectrum

  • The U.S. Health Care Crisis: A Legislative Response

  • The Hospice Movement

Chapter 11: Human Services in Public Schools

  • School Social Work

  • School Counseling

  • School Psychology

  • Mental Health and other Psychosocial Concerns

  • Diversity in the Public School System

Chapter 12: Religion, Spirituality and Faith-Based Agencies

  • The Role of Religion and Spirituality in Human Services

  • The Nature of Faith-Based Human Service Delivery

  • The Range of Faith-Based Human Service Agencies

Chapter 13: Violence, Victim Advocacy and Corrections

  • Intimate Partner Violence

  • Rape and Sexual Assault

  • Hate Crimes Against LGBTQ+ Populations

  • Victims of Violent Crime

  • Working with Perpetrators of Crime

Chapter 14: Rural Human Services

  • The State of Rural Communities

  • Rural Poverty

  • Rural Substance Abuse

  • Ethnic Minority Populations Living in Rural Communities

  • Intervention Strategies Tailored to Rural Communities

Chapter 15: International Human Services

  • The Impact of Globalization

  • Health Pandemics and Major Health Concerns

  • Human Trafficking

  • Mistreatment of Indigenous People and Refugees

  • Human Rights Violations Against LGBT Populations

  • Genocide and Rape as a Weapon of War