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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
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HSV 109 - Intro to Human Services

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: General
History and introduction to the social welfare institution. Theoretical perspectives, concepts, values and intervention strategies are examined. Systems theory is used to explore legislation and services designed to meet client needs.
Competencies
  1. Explain the history and early influences on the development of the social welfare institution
  2. Interpret the relationship between society’s value system and existing welfare programs
  3. Describe the basic concepts which underlie the human services delivery system
  4. Utilize principles of systems analysis to develop an understanding of the political, social and economic theories which influence trends in the social welfare system
  5. Cite major contemporary welfare legislation
  6. Describe the complexity and diversity of agencies which deliver human services
  7. Identify the services which are provided by the major types of human services agencies
  8. Recognize the roles and responsibilities of professionals and middle level workers in human services agencies
  9. Demonstrate academic self-discipline
  10. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend reading material in human services and news media
  11. Demonstrate logical and analytical thinking



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