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Become an effective helper with AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES: VALUES, METHODS, AND POPULATIONS SERVED! A “must read” for human services workers, students, and volunteers, this concise guide introduces you to the necessary basic skills needed to effectively support and guide persons who need assistance from social services systems. Topics include helping persons living with HIV, working with persons with mental illness, and taking care of oneself. Case studies in each chapter illustrate the helping techniques and difficulties that may arise and exercises help you grasp the techniques presented in the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : Education
Author : Cynthia Cannon Poindexter
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2006-07-20
File : 364 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0495007927

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Become an effective helper with AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES: VALUES, METHODS, AND POPULATIONS SERVED! A “must read” for human services workers, students, and volunteers, this concise guide introduces you to the necessary basic skills needed to effectively support and guide persons who need assistance from social services systems. Topics include helping persons living with HIV, working with persons with mental illness, and taking care of oneself. Case studies in each chapter illustrate the helping techniques and difficulties that may arise and exercises help you grasp the techniques presented in the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : Education
Author : Cynthia Cannon Poindexter
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release : 2006-07-20
File : 364 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781285947792

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The best-selling AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES, 7e delivers a uniquely practical and comprehensive introduction to the human service profession. Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience as practitioners, educators, and researchers, the text defines human services, reviews the historical development of the field, provides a practical overview of the profession, and emphasizes the skills needed to succeed as a human services practitioner. The text provides a solid grounding in such fundamental concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, and empowering clients. Every chapter includes detailed case studies to highlight the practical applications of key concepts and prepare students to effectively address issues they are likely to encounter as helping professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : Education
Author : Marianne Woodside
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release : 2011-01-01
File : 320 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781133170938

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Genre : Social service
Author :
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Release : 1976
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : OSU:32435052690625

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Written for students who are just beginning to study human services, this practical, easy-to-read guide provides a nuts-and-bolts overview of the field as well as a glimpse of what students can expect as they continue their education and begin working in their profession. Because the field encompasses many career opportunities, skills, and client populations, this text also helps students decide which specialty is right for them. AN OVERVIEW OF THE HUMAN SERVICES, 2nd Edition, provides a look at human services agencies, jobs, workers, and populations served; a clear analysis of the major theories of causality; and helpful special chapters on such important topics as ethics and stress management. It prepares students by challenging them to become active learners via self-reflection, case studies, real-world scenarios, applied and experiential activities, and inventories. This edition has been significantly revised and reorganized to improve coverage and flow of the material; for instance, with earlier and more detailed coverage of ethics, more information on two-year human service degrees, an entire chapter on case management, and a new chapter devoted to the issues and interventions related to interpersonal partner abuse, sexual assault (including military sexual assault), HIV/AIDS, and LGBT populations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Kristi Kanel
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2015-01-01
File : 384 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781305445239

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How do you motivate someone to change a pattern of behaviour? This is an issue faced daily by professionals working in healthcare and criminal justice systems. Motivational interviewing is a style of communication developed for working with substance abuse, but found to be effective for work with a variety of people who are struggling with the idea of behaviour change. This workbook is a complete guide to the motivational approach for any professional who needs to help others to change.

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Genre : Psychology
Author : Catherine Fuller
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-08-10
File : 306 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781119965688

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Where do I fit in the organization? How can I deal effectively with my supervisors? How do I handle legal and ethical issues? These are some of the most pressing issues interns face when they make the transition from the classroom to the "real world." The authors succeed in creating a book that is thought-provoking and invaluable to human services, counseling, and social work students. The authors draw upon their years of extensive experience--Chiaferi as a psychotherapist and Griffin as a clinical social worker--to provide a first-hand, humanistic, and personable approach to the fieldwork course, effectively addressing the fears and anxieties common to individuals at various stages in their practicum experience.

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Genre : Education
Author : Rosemary Chiaferi
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 1997
File : 127 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015041095921

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Most social workers and community welfare workers are employed in organisations. Understanding organisations and acquiring organisational skills are essential if workers are to address issues of social justice and respond to the needs of consumers. The authors argue that the concepts of power, influence and authority are central to understanding the relations between social workers and organisations. They critically examine a range of topics including organisational environment, goals structure and culture, the dilemmas of frontline work, responding to consumer needs, change and resistance in organisations, and the challenges posed by 'managerialism'. As well a providing a sound theoretical introduction, Working in Human Service Organisations has a strong practical emphasis. Each chapter explores practice issues and implications, and includes a case study based on a real-life, Australian situation.

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Genre : Human services
Author : Andrew Jones
Publisher :
Release : 1992
File : 444 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015029869438

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- The workbook provides a detailed understanding and explanation of each EPAS standard as well as extensive assessment that is divided into categories: (1) Understanding of Knowledge and (2) Mastery and Assessment of Skills. The Understanding of Knowledge questions focus on comprehension of each Core Competency and are multiple choice. The questions that represent mastery and assessment of skills are multiple choice, essay, and case vignettes and require the application of learning and skills to each EPAS standard.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Quienton Nichols
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release : 2012
File : 153 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0205012469

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Presenting human services from the unique perspective of human services as a profession, this text helps students gain a perspective of human services that is broad and dynamic, and yet clear and tangible enough that they can see career possibilities for themselves.

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Genre : Human services
Author : Marianne Woodside
Publisher : Brooks Cole
Release : 1994
File : 305 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:49015002614692

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