2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

PSYC 08204 Introduction to Human Services

This course introduces students to the interdisciplinary approach to the understanding of human services in a multicultural society. Topics include personal/professional characteristics, roles of the human service professional, history of the profession, diverse populations, community resources, client-helper relationship, the helping process, ethical standards, and major theoretical approaches to service delivery. Components of diversity and cultural competence are interwoven within the curriculum and methods of evaluation. (F, S)