Human Services Concepts and Intervention Strategies

ISBN-10: 0205787266

ISBN-13: 9780205787265

Edition: 11th 2011

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Book details

List price: $161.40
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/13/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Preface
Orientation and Perspective
Human Services: A New Direction
What Is a Human Services Worker? Multiple Views
Typical Employment Titles for Human Service Workers
Current Conceptions of Human Services Systems
�There She Lies, the Great Melting Pot�
A History of Helping
A History of Prejudice
Human Services: Defining Roles, Problems, and Boundaries
Human Service Workers: Agents of Change
Human Services: Identifying Problems and Causes
Human Services Boundaries: Special Populations, Special Systems
Cultural Diversity in the Workplace
Types of Out-of-Home Placement
Contemporary Strategies
Medical and Psychiatric Approaches and the Person in Need
HIV/AIDS in the Cross-Cultural Context
Behavioral Approaches and the Person in Need
Psychotherapeutic Approaches and the Person in Need
Some Ethnocultural Issues and Psychotherapists
Cross-Cultural Communication Barriers and Strategies for Breaking Through
Human Services and Psychosocial Change Agentry
Problem Assessment, Planning, and Brokering
Case Management: The Cornerstone for Human Services
That Other Kind of Case Management
Inspiring Change in Human Services Clients
Crisis Intervention
Differences in the Responses of Children and Adolescents to Disasters by General Age Group
Desirable Characteristics, Skills, and Abilities of Crisis Workers
Myths about Suicide
Social Intervention: Prevention through Environmental Change
The Ethnic Agency
Traditional Cultural Helpers and Human Services
Social Control, Human Rights, Ethics, and the Law
A Lack of Cultural Sensitivity?
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