Introduction to Human Services: Through the Eyes of Practice Settings (United Sates ed of 3rd revised ed)

Introduction to Human Services: Through the Eyes of Practice Settings (United Sates ed of 3rd revised ed)

By: Michelle E. Martin (author)Paperback

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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. The text 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 text 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

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About Author

Michelle E. Martin is a professor in Dominican University's Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) Michelle is a licensed social worker and has held a Type 73 certificate for school social work. She is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in public policy at the University of Bristol in England, where she is ABD and currently working on her dissertation. Her research is focused on forced migration and refugees in protracted situations. Michelle has over 25 years of experience in the human service field having worked in a variety of practice settings, including adolescent residential, child welfare, victim advocacy, hospice, school social work, and refugee resettlement. Michelle teaches courses in social work practice, field practicum, and domestic and global policy, and currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Global Social Work Practice. Michelle's research interests include comparative social welfare policy, human service practice and policy intersect, and the plight of refugees, including protracted refugees. Michelle lives in Wheaton with her 14-year old son, Xander, and their Golden Retriever, Sawyer.

Contents

In this Section: 1. Brief Table of Contents 2. Full Table of Contents BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Part 1: Human Services as a Profession Chapter 1: Introduction to the Human Services Profession: Purpose, Preparation Practice, and Theoretical Orientations Chapter 2: History and Evolution of Social Welfare Policy: Effect on Human Services Chapter 3: Professional Ethics and Values in Human Services Part Two: Generalist Practice and the Role of the Human Service Professional Chapter 4: Skills and Intervention Strategies for Generalist Practice Chapter 5: Child Welfare Services Chapter 6: Adolescent Services Chapter 7: Aging and Services for the Older Adult Chapter 8: Mental Health and Mental Illness Chapter 9: Homelessness Chapter 10: Healthcare and Hospice Chapter 11: Substance Abuse and Treatment Chapter 12: Human Services in the Schools Chapter 13: Faith-Based Agencies Chapter 14: Violence, Victim Advocacy, and Corrections Part Three: Macro Practice, International Human Services, and Future Considerations Chapter 15: Macro Practice and International Human Services FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS: Part 1: Human Services as a Profession Chapter 1: Introduction to the Human Services Profession: Purpose, Preparation Practice, and Theoretical Orientations The Many Types of Human Service Professionals Why is Human Services Needed? Human Service Professionals: Educational Requirements and Professional Standards Duties and Functions of a Human Service Professional How Do Human Service Professionals Practice? Understanding Human Services through a Look at Practice Settings Chapter 2: History and Evolution of Social Welfare Policy: Effect on Human Services The Feudal System of the Middle Ages Poor Laws of England The Elizabethan Poor Laws The Protestant Reformation and Social Darwinism Charity Organization Societies Jan Addams and the Settlement House Movement The New Deal and the Social Security Act of 1935 Influences of African-American Social Workers Gay Rights: From Marriage Equality to "Don't Ask Don't Tell" Repeal Welfare Reform and the Emergence of Neoliberal Economic Policies A Time for Change: The Election of the First African-American President Concluding Thoughts on the History of Human Services Chapter 3: Professional Ethics and Values in Human Services Moral, But by Whose Standards? Ethical Values versus Emotional Desires: "I Know It Was Wrong, But We Were in Love!" When Our Values Collide: "I Value Honesty, But What If Lives Are at Stake?" The Development of Moral Reasoning Developing a Professional Code of Ethics Resolving Ethical Dilemmas Cultural Influences on the Perception of Ethical Behavior Ethical Standards in Human Services and Related Fields Concluding Thoughts on Professional Ethics Part Two: Generalist Practice and the Role of the Human Service Professional Chapter 4: Skills and Intervention Strategies for Generalist Practice Informed Consent and Confidentiality Skills and Competencies The Clinical Assessment Family Genograms Psychological Testing Clinical Diagnoses Case Management and Counseling Basic Counseling Techniques for Generalist Practice Concluding Thoughts on Generalist Practice Chapter 5: Child Welfare Services Overview and Purpose of Child and Family Services Agencies The History of the Foster Care System in the United States Child Labor during the Industrial Era: Children and Factories Overview of the Current U.S. Child Welfare System Child Abuse Investigations Working with Children in Placement Working with Foster Children: Common Clinical Issues Working with Foster Parents Reunification Family Preservation Ethnic Minority Populations and Multicultural Considerations Concluding Thoughts on Child Protective Services Adoption Services Concluding Thoughts on Child Welfare Services Chapter 6: Adolescent Services Adolescence: A New Stage of Development? Developmental Perspectives Common Psychosocial Issues and the Role of the Human Service Professional Practice Settings Specific to Adolescent Treatment Multicultural Considerations Concluding Thoughts on Adolescents Chapter 7: Aging and Services for the Older Adult The Aging of America: Changing Demographics Old and Old-Old: A Developmental Perspective Successful Aging Current Issues Affecting Older Adults and the Role of the Human Service Practice Settings Serving Older Adults Special Populations Concluding Thoughts on Services for Older Adults Chapter 8: Mental Health and Mental Illness The History of Mental Illness: Perceptions and Treatment Common Mental Illnesses and Clinical Issues Mental Health Practice Settings and Counseling Interventions Mental Illness and Special Populations Current Legislation Affecting Access to Mental Health Services Concluding Thoughts on Mental Health and Mental Illness Chapter 9: Homelessness The Nature of Homelessness: A Snapshot of Homelessness in America History of Homelessness in the United States The Contemporary Picture of Homelessness: The Rise of Single-Parent Families Current Policies and Legislation The Role of the Human Service Professional: Working with the Homeless Concluding Thoughts on Homelessness Chapter 10: Healthcare and Hospice Human Services in Hospitals The Hospice Movement The Role of the Hospice Human Services Worker Death and Dying: Effective Bereavement Counseling Multicultural Issues Ethical Dilemmas in Hospice Care Concluding Thoughts on Human Services in Hospice Settings Chapter 11: Substance Abuse and Treatment History of the Substance Abuse Practice Setting History of Use and Early Treatment Efforts within the United States The Rise of Modern Addiction Treatment in the United States Demographics, Prevalence, and Usage Patterns Defining Terms and Concepts Theoretical Models of Use and Abuse Types of Substances Abused Common Psychosocial Issues and the Role of the Human Service Professional Generalist Practice Interventions Cultural Sensitivity Defining Treatment Goals Mode of Service Delivery Treatment Modalities Stages of Recovery Relapse Prevention Common Treatment Settings Concluding Thoughts on Substance Abuse Chapter 12: Human Services in the Schools School Social Work School Counseling School Psychologists Common Issues and Effective Responses by Human Services Personnel Concluding Thoughts on Human Services in the Schools Chapter 13: Faith-Based Agencies Faith-Based versus Secular Organizations Federal Faith-Based Legislation Methods of Practice in Faith-Based Agencies Faith-Based Agencies: Services and Intervention Strategies Concluding Thoughts on Faith-Based Human Services Agencies Chapter 14: Violence, Victim Advocacy, and Corrections Intimate Partner Violence Sexual Assault Victims of Violent Crime Perpetrators of Crime Human Services in Prison Settings Concluding Thoughts on Forensic Human Services Part Three: Macro Practice, International Human Services, and Future Considerations Chapter 15: Macro Practice and International Human Services Why Macro Practice? At-risk and Oppressed Populations A Human Rights Framework: Inalienable Rights for All Human Beings Mobilizing for Change: Shared Goals of Effective Macro Practice Techniques The Global Community: International Human Services Female Genital Mutilation Human Sex Trafficking Street Children Child Labor and Economic Injustice Genocide and Rape as a Weapon of War Macro Practice in Action

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780205848058
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9780205848058
  • weight: 717
  • ISBN10: 0205848052
  • edition: United Sates ed of 3rd revised ed

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