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Human Service Agencies : an Orientation to Fieldwork

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ISBN-10: 0534516106

ISBN-13: 9780534516109

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Lupe Alle-Corliss, Randall Alle-Corliss

List price: $149.95
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This practical and personal guide alerts students to the real-world issues of agency settings--helping them make the most of their agency experience. The authors introduce students to the most salient issues in the field and facilitate the process of professional skill building and introspection that is necessary in becoming an effective helper. Case examples and exercises support and guide students through a variety of settings, client populations, and ethical and legal issues. The importance of diversity-sensitive practice is highlighted throughout the text.
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Book details

List price: $149.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/26/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.91" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Lupe Alle-Corliss is a bilingual licensed clinical social worker with experience in a broad range of mental health agencies. She is an instructor in the Human Services program at California State University, Fullerton, where she helped develop the curriculum for a new MSW program. Experienced in program development, she also provides?in-service training on a variety of mental health topics to practitioners, educators, and students.Randall Alle-Corliss is a licensed clinical social worker with rich experience in a variety of community agencies and?with myriad client populations. He teaches in the Human Services program and has served as the field coordinator at California State University,…    

Lupe Alle-Corliss is a bilingual licensed clinical social worker with experience in a broad range of mental health agencies. She is an instructor in the Human Services program at California State University, Fullerton, where she helped develop the curriculum for a new MSW program. Experienced in program development, she also provides?in-service training on a variety of mental health topics to practitioners, educators, and students.Randall Alle-Corliss is a licensed clinical social worker with rich experience in a variety of community agencies and?with myriad client populations. He teaches in the Human Services program and has served as the field coordinator at California State University,…    

Introduction to Fieldwork in Human Services
Agency Systems and Policies
How to Make the Most of Your Agency Experience
The Helping Process
The Diversity of Human Services
Ethical and Legal Issues
The Challenges of Working in Human Services
Interpersonal and Professional Relationships
Keeping Alive in Agency Settings