ISBN-10:
013382408X
ISBN-13:
9780133824087
Pub. Date:
05/06/2014
Publisher:
Pearson
Foundations in Human Services Practice: Generalist Perspective on Individual, Agency, and Community Plus Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 1

Foundations in Human Services Practice: Generalist Perspective on Individual, Agency, and Community Plus Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 1

by Judith T. Herzberg

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ISBN-13: 9780133824087
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Judith T. Herzberg holds a PhD in Human Services, an MA in Psychology, and a BA in Business Administration. She began her career as a licensed practical nurse working in hospitals and long-term care facilities. She later served in various administrative roles in nonprofit health and human service organizations. In addition, she served on nonprofit boards and was involved in community programs that served homeless women and children, abused women, and people with HIV/AIDS.

She began her career in higher education in direct service roles to students, then taught at the Rutgers University Multicultural Institute before moving to Brookdale Community College, where she taught both psychology and human services courses. Dr. Herzberg has served as President of the Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Human Services, Vice-President of the New England Organization for Human Services, and as a member of the Board of the National Organization for Human Services. In 2005 she received the NOHS President’s Award for contributions to the field.

Currently, Dr. Herzberg serves on the Commission on Disability of Watertown, Massachusetts. She is also writing two new human services textbooks, one focused on ethical decision-making and the other on multicultural approaches to practice.

Table of Contents

In this Section:

I) Brief Table of Contents

II) Detailed Table of Contents


I) Brief Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: DIRECT SERVICE

Chapter 1: Case Management Theories

Chapter 2: Case Management: A Human Services Practice

Chapter 3: Interviewing: A Human Services Practice

SECTION TWO: ORANIZATIONAL SERVICE

Chapter 4: Nonprofit Structure and Function

Chapter 5: Human Services Management and Supervision

Chapter 6: Fundraising in Human Services

SECTION THREE: COMMUNITY SERVICE

Chapter 7: The Essentials of Advocating

Chapter 8: Becoming a Community Organizer

Chapter 9: Lobbying in the Political Arena


II) Detailed Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: DIRECT SERVICE

Chapter 1: Case Management Theories

A Historical Perspective of Case Management

Case Management Models and Theories

System Theories

Chapter 2: Case Management: A Human Services Practice

Case Management Assessment

Gathering Information

Analyzing Information

Drawing Conclusions

Case Management Planning

Planning Goals with the Client

Strategy Planning

Monitoring Outcomes

Legal Guardianship and Case Management

Chapter 3: Interviewing: A Human Services Practice

Different Interview Types and Formats

Interviewing Process

General Interviewing Skills

Legal Concerns in Human Services Practice

Case Study: General Intake Interview

SECTION TWO: ORANIZATIONAL SERVICE

Chapter 4: Nonprofit Structure and Function

The Evolution of the American Nonprofit Sector

Features of Nonprofit Organizations

The Roles of Nonprofit Human Services Organizations

Chapter 5: Human Services Management and Supervision

The Nonprofit Hierarchy

Management Theories, Models, and Approaches

Managing Human Service Volunteers

Managing Diversity in the Workplace

Chapter 6: Fundraising in Human Services

Fundraising Strategies

Fundraising: A Human Services Practice

Recruiting and Managing Fundraising Volunteers

SECTION THREE: COMMUNITY SERVICE

Chapter 7: The Essentials of Advocating

A Brief Overview of American Advocacy

Advocacy: The Process of Persuasion

Advocacy in a Human Services Context

Advocating in the Legislative Arena

Communication Formats for Persuasion

A Case Study: Advocating for a Community Bus Line

Practice and Fine-Tuning

Delivering the Speech

Chapter 8: Becoming a Community Organizer

The Meaning of Community and Social Justice

Community Imagined and Real

The Generalist as a Community Organizer

The Roles of the Professional Community Organizer

The Purpose of Grassroots Organizing

Chapter 9: Lobbying in the Political Arena

A Brief History of the Bill of Rights

The Third House: Organized Interest Groups

The Lobbyists in the Halls of Government

Are You Ready to Lobby?

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