An Introduction to Human Services: with Cases and Applications (Book Only): With Cases and Applications / Edition 8

An Introduction to Human Services: with Cases and Applications (Book Only): With Cases and Applications / Edition 8

by Marianne R. Woodside, Tricia McClam
     
 

ISBN-10: 1285749901

ISBN-13: 9781285749907

Pub. Date: 01/10/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning


The eighth edition of AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES delivers a uniquely practical and comprehensive introduction to the human services profession. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience as practitioners, educators, and researchers, this best-selling book defines human services, reviews the historical development of the field, and provides a practical…  See more details below

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The eighth edition of AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES delivers a uniquely practical and comprehensive introduction to the human services profession. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience as practitioners, educators, and researchers, this best-selling book defines human services, reviews the historical development of the field, and provides a practical overview of the profession. It thoroughly explores the current state of this rapidly evolving profession as well as the essential real-world skills practitioners need to succeed within it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285749907
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/10/2014
Pages:
315
Sales rank:
159,844
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: DEFINING HUMAN SERVICES. 1. An Introduction to Human Services. 2. A History of Helping. 3. Human Services Today. 4. Models of Human Service Delivery. Part II: CLIENTS AND HELPERS IN HUMAN SERVICES. 5. The Client. 6. The Human Service Professional. Part III: THE PRACTICE OF HUMAN SERVICES. 7. The Helping Process. 8. Working Within a System. 9. Professional Concerns.

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