An Introduction to Human Services

An Introduction to Human Services


  • Author : Marianne Woodside
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133170938


An Introduction to Human Services Book Description :

The best-selling AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES, 7e delivers a uniquely practical and comprehensive introduction to the human service profession. Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience as practitioners, educators, and researchers, the text defines human services, reviews the historical development of the field, provides a practical overview of the profession, and emphasizes the skills needed to succeed as a human services practitioner. The text provides a solid grounding in such fundamental concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, and empowering clients. Every chapter includes detailed case studies to highlight the practical applications of key concepts and prepare students to effectively address issues they are likely to encounter as helping professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to the Human Services

An Introduction to the Human Services


  • Author : Marianne R. Woodside
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2014-01-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305142848


An Introduction to the Human Services Book Description :

The eighth edition of best-selling AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES offers a uniquely practical and comprehensive introduction to the human services profession. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience as practitioners, educators, and researchers, the text defines human services, reviews the historical development of the field, provides a practical overview of the profession, and emphasizes the skills needed to succeed as a human services practitioner. The book provides a solid grounding in such fundamental concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, and empowering clients. Every chapter includes detailed case studies to highlight the practical applications of key concepts and prepare students to effectively address issues they are likely to encounter as helping professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Human Services

Introduction to Human Services


  • Author : Michelle E. Martin
  • Publisher : Pearson Educacion
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Human services
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 0205914780


Introduction to Human Services Book Description :

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

An Introduction to Human Services

An Introduction to Human Services


  • Author : Betty Reid Mandell
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 619
  • ISBN 10 : 0205360041


An Introduction to Human Services Book Description :

Covering the practices of intervention, the techniques of professional success, and the context of each, this text discusses the human service field and the workers' job, changes in the field, strategies of intervention, attitudes and values, ethics, the social welfare system, diversity, interviews,

An Introduction to Human Services  Values  Methods  and Populations Served

An Introduction to Human Services Values Methods and Populations Served


  • Author : Cynthia Cannon Poindexter
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2006-07-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285947792


An Introduction to Human Services Values Methods and Populations Served Book Description :

Become an effective helper with AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES: VALUES, METHODS, AND POPULATIONS SERVED! A “must read” for human services workers, students, and volunteers, this concise guide introduces you to the necessary basic skills needed to effectively support and guide persons who need assistance from social services systems. Topics include helping persons living with HIV, working with persons with mental illness, and taking care of oneself. Case studies in each chapter illustrate the helping techniques and difficulties that may arise and exercises help you grasp the techniques presented in the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to Human Services

An Introduction to Human Services


  • Author : Marianne Woodside
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9780534642273


An Introduction to Human Services Book Description :

"Marianne Woodside and Tricia McClam's inviting introduciton to human services will help you understand what it means to be successful in the field. These experienced authors present the basics that every helper needs to know, connected with historical context and fascinating case studies. As you read through the book and bemoce a more skilled and empathic human serivce worker, you'll find fascinating information on: factors that influence human services, such as managed care, diversity, and the international dimension ; client populations and the changing face of the environment in which human services are delivered - including shifting demographics, the increasing conservative influence, and developing technologies ; today's agency settings and the day-to-day challenges of work in the human services ; crisis intervention and resolution-focused brief therapy." -- back cover.