The Human Services Delivery System: Mental Health, Criminal Justice, Social Welfare, Education, Health Services / Edition 1

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The Human Services Delivery System is a comprehensive textbook that provides integrated theoretical and practical coverage of each of the five major systems of human services. Featuring a nationally known expert on each service:

S. Richard Sauber on the mental health system

Harold J. Vetter on the criminal justice system

Harold H. Weissman on the social welfare system

Mario D. Fantini on the education system

F. Douglas Scutchfield on the health care system

Sauber also offers a coherent "general systems theory" perspective that clarifies the problems of relationships, structures, and interdependencies of dynamic systems -as well as chapters on self-help approaches, service integration, planning, coordinating, and program evaluation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780231043144
  • Publisher: Perseus (for Columbia University Press)
  • Publication date: 9/12/1983
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 446
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.13 (d)

Meet the Author

S. Richard Sauber is associate professor of clinical psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia and Brown Universities.

Columbia University Press

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Table of Contents

1. Foreword, by Daniel R. Panitz2. Introduction to Human Services3. Human Services and General Systems Theory4. The Mental Health System5. The Administration of Criminal Justice, by Harold J. Vetter6. The Social Welfare System, by Harold H. Weissman7. Education as a Human Service, by Mario D. Fantini8. Health Services, by F. Douglas Scutchfield9. The Mutual-Help Movement

Columbia University Press

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