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The eighth edition of best-selling AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES offers a uniquely practical and comprehensive introduction to the human services 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 book 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: 2014-01-07
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305142848

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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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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 R. Woodside
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2011-01-01
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780840033710

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Complete, up-to-date coverage of social welfare programs and policies with special coverage of how history, politics, and the economy shape these programs This text puts the field of human services into a historical context, provides insights into the social welfare field, and gives concrete examples of how primary intervention strategies are put into daily practice in human service agencies. It presents the many options offered in the field of human services and discusses the stresses that a human service worker will face in day-to-day work, with practical suggestions for avoiding burnout. The text compares the U.S. social welfare systems to systems in other countries, and uses a strong multicultural and social systems approach that distinguishes it from other texts. Teaching & Learning Experience Engage Students - Outstanding pedagogy, including examples, cases, anecdotes, and interviews, keeps students interested. Explore Current Issues - Contemporary issues are incorporated throughout the text to provide students with the most up-to-date coverage; topics include: cyberbullying, immigration, and health care reform. Support Instructors - An Instructor's Manual and Test Bank, Computerized Test Bank (MyTest), and PowerPoint presentations, and BlackBoard and WebCT Test Item File provide instructors with additional support.

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Betty Reid Mandell
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2012
File: 622 Pages
ISBN-13: 0205838855

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The authors offer complete coverage of basic human service topics such as history, theory and interventions, and then moves on to discuss additional information that provides stimulating insights.

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Genre: Human services
Author: Marianne Woodside
Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole
Release: 1990
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: CORNELL:31924058884838

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Provides readers with an understanding of the Human Services Profession. Introduction to Human Services: Through the Eyes of Practice Settings, 3e explores human services through the lens of the most common practice settings where human service professionals work. This title also provides information about social problems within a socio-political context allowing readers to think about ways in which culture and ideology influence people's perspectives. Standards for Excellence series -- Each chapter highlights the national standards set by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE). Critical thinking questions throughout reinforces this integration. MySearchLab.com activities enhance the understanding and mastery of CSHSE's national standards. This title is available in a variety of formats - digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: * Understand the issues pertinent to human services from new perspectives. * Challenge the status quo of human services.* Recognize their own stereotypical thinking that may create barriers to becoming effective helpers. 0205922414 / 9780205922413 Introduction to Human Services: Through the Eyes of Practice Settings Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205848052 / 9780205848058 Introduction to Human Services: Through the Eyes of Practice Settings

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Genre: Human services
Author: Michelle E. Martin
Publisher: Pearson Educacion
Release: 2013-01-01
File: 432 Pages
ISBN-13: 0205914780

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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: 9780495007920

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Genre: Human services
Author: Jason D. Andrew
Publisher:
Release: 2013-07-24
File: 464 Pages
ISBN-13: 0985338903

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Author: BETTY REID. MANDELL
Publisher: Pearson
Release: 2019-04-11
File: 9998 Pages
ISBN-13: 0134774817

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