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This course provides a broad overview of the human services field. Students will be introduced to the social problems addressed by human service workers as well as to typical practice settings and techniques. Introduction to Human Services will help students understand the qualities and skills required of workers in this field while encouraging students to look at their own characteristics to help determine their ideal role. Students will gain a perspective on the history of the field as well as the issues that typically arise in the areas of law, ethics, values, and human diversity. The course also discusses group work, program planning, and tips for recognizing burnout and managing stress.
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