Provides an introduction to the field of human services as preparation for advanced study or employment in the human services profession. Beginning with historical developments, the course will present issues encountered in the field and techniques and resources for intervention. An overview of human services ethics, research, model programs, and policies will be covered. In addition, various specializations including youth care, rehabilitation, criminal justice and elder care services will be discussed. Students will develop fundamental active listening and response skills.
SOCIAL SCIENCES & BUSINESS