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HS101 Introduction to Human Services and the Social Welfare Professions

Provides an introduction and orientation to the various human services, such as individual, family, and community needs; intervention; and roles and professions. Introduces the concepts of at-risk populations; assessment of individual, family, and community needs; intervention; and the roles and career options of human services professionals and the various social settings in which they practice. Examines the history and development of human services and the social welfare system in American society. Introduces ethical issues and standards, and discusses the role of the human services professions in promoting social reform and justice. A library component is included.

3 Credit Hours

Course Descriptions » Human Services

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